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Vocation Vocation Vocation

Vocation Vocation Vocation

Vocation was under the spotlight in today’s spouses’ plenary. The session was introduced by Thomas Bair (the husband of the Bishop of Rhode Island, USA, Geralyn Wolf) - the first time a male spouse took the stage in the Spouses’ Conference.

22 July 2008

Spouses speak of married life

Spouses speak of married life

' When we were facing a difficult time in Soweto, my husband said that he thought that the children and I should leave. But, I told him that if something happened to him I didn’t want to hear about it by hearsay.'

21 July 2008

Church should lead way on curbing demand for prostitution, advocate says

Church should lead way on curbing demand for prostitution, advocate says

A leading advocate of women caught in sex trafficking has challenged the Anglican Church to take a far more public role in standing up for women caught in activity that is about “survival, not sexual misconduct”.

21 July 2008

Korean Peace Project

Korean Peace Project

The main venue of the 2008 Lambeth Spouses Conference was filled on the evening of July 20 with the sound of peace.

21 July 2008

Spouses Conference Plenary Session - Family Life

Spouses Conference Plenary Session - Family Life

The importance of the Family in everyone’s lives was at the centre of a session for members of the Spouses Conference chaired by Bronwyn Fryar, the wife of the Bishop of Rockhampton in Australia.

20 July 2008

Spouses begin to share their stories

Spouses begin to share their stories

Many of the Lambeth spouses are like the boy with the bunch of bananas on his head who accepted a lift but didn't put down the fruit - because although they have left some of their burdens at home

18 July 2008

The Spouses Conference opens

The Spouses Conference opens

The Spouses Conference opened today as the delegates gathered for the first time. The 550 or so spouses are meeting in the huge sports hall which has been transformed into an attractive café style meeting room to facilitate the conversation. 

17 July 2008

Spouses' Programme speakers share tales of evangelism efforts

Spouses' Programme speakers share tales of evangelism efforts

"At the turn of the century, over half of all English children attended Sunday School. Today in Britain's Housing Developments only one young person in every 1,000 attends an Anglican Church," the Rev. Wallace Brown told the Spouses' Programme at the Lambeth Conference this week.

06 August 1998

Spouses' presentation to lift up mission and evangelism

Spouses' presentation to lift up mission and evangelism

The Spouses' Programme will stage its fourth main presentation, "Go Into the All the World: Mission and Evangelism Today and Tomorrow," based on the theme of mission and evangelism, in St. Columba's Hall on Monday, August 3, from 3 to 5 p.m

30 July 1998

Cantuar's address to spouses tells of a Communion 'anchored in real life'

Cantuar's address to spouses tells of a Communion 'anchored in real life'

The use of violence to enforce religious beliefs was denounced by Archbishop of Canterbury George Carey in an address to the Spouses' Programme at the Lambeth Conference, Monday, July 27.

27 July 1998