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Covenant for “historical cousins” – the Methodist Church and the Church of England – moves forward

Church of England’s General Synod has agreed a series of motions to take forward its Covenant with the Methodist Church in Britain.

12 July 2019

Senior ecumenical panel to discuss Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification

Five Christian denominations associated with the Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification are discussing how to take the text further.

27 March 2019

Archbishop of Canterbury cautions against political mood over UK’s Brexit debate

Archbishop Justin Welby speaks out against personal attacks and threats in debate about the UKs withdrawal from the European Union.

11 January 2019

Britain’s Methodists debate Church of England full communion proposals

The Methodist Church of Great Britain has debated proposals that could see it enter into a full communion agreement, including the interchange of ministries, with the Church of England.

02 July 2018

Ecumenical consultation to discuss implications of Joint Declaration on Doctrine of Justification

Representatives of five denominations have met to discuss the ongoing implications of the Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification.

08 June 2018

“God loves you more than you will ever know” – church leaders’ united message for Cumbrians

Churches across a north-west English county have taken part in what is probably the largest-ever ecumenical regional-missions in the UK.

12 March 2018

Church of England debates “reconciliation of presbyteral ministries” with Methodist Church

The C of E’s General Synod will debate proposals to “enable an interchange of presbyteral ministries” with the Methodist Church tomorrow.

08 February 2018

Lutherans, Catholics, Methodists, Reformed and Anglicans “drawn into deeper communion”

An agreement between the Lutheran and Roman Catholic Churches was the focus of a Reformation anniversary service at Westminster Abbey.

31 October 2017

Full communion proposed for US-based Methodist and Episcopal Churches

The body responsible for official dialogue between the US-based Episcopal and United Methodist Churches has proposed full communion.

24 October 2017

Church of England and Methodists to consider full communion

The Church of England and the Methodist Church in Britain are to consider proposals that would bring them into a new relationship of full communion, after a period of some 200 years of formal separation.

27 June 2017