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Anglican Futures: Anglican Alphabet Spaghetti

Anglican Futures Anglican Alphabetti Spaghetti A dummies guide to the plethora of organisations and acronyms linked to faithful Anglicans in the UK and Europe. I once spent some time around military personel.  Everything had its own TLA (Three Letter Acronym) right...

Canterbury Tales: Favourite Bible Stories Retold by Archbishop Justin Welby

Canterbury Tales Favourite Bible stories retold by Archbishop Justin Welby The Good Samaritan A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, when he was attacked by robbers. They stripped him of his clothes, beat him and went away, leaving him half dead, halfway...

Anglican Mission in England Elects Two Suffragan Bishops

Anglican Mission in England Elects Two Suffragan Bishops The Anglican Mission in England (AMiE) met in Synod on 18 June.  While there, they elected two suffragan bishops to aid Bishop Andy Lines in providing episcopal oversight for the overall work.  Bishop Lines also...

Pride Flags Causing Conflict at Christian School

Pride Flags Cause Conflict at Christian School Conflict has broken out in a Christian school in Oxfordshire over the display of “Pride” flags. The institution in question is Kingham Hill School.  The same Trust (Kingham Hill Trust) oversees Oak Hill College, an...

Prayer Book Society Raising Funds to Put BCPs in the Hands of Choristers

Prayer Book Society Raising Funds to Put BCPs in the Hands of Choristers The Prayer Book Society, which will soon celebrate its 50th Anniversary, is raising funds to put a special edition BCP into the hands of junior choristers around the nation.   The idea came to...

Book Review: Reimagining Britain by Justin Welby

Reimagining Britain Foundations for Hope Justin Welby Bloomsbury, 2018, new edn. 2021 (ISBN: 978-1-4729-8497-5, 322pp, £12.99) The Archbishop of Canterbury has made several notable political interventions recently, including over ‘partygate’ and the Rwanda deportation...

Birthday of Anglicanism in America

Birthday of Anglicanism in America By the Revd Canon Chuck Collins June 16, 1607 was the birthday of Anglicanism in America. On this day Captain John Smith and 104 others celebrated the Lord’s Supper when they arrived safely in Jamestown, Virginia. Jamestown was the...

Barnabas Fund Report: Two ChiBok Girls Found

Barnabas Fund Reports Two Chibok Girls Found After 8 Years 24 June 2022 Two women, who were among hundreds of schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram from the Nigerian town of Chibok eight years ago, have been found. Hauwa Joseph was discovered among a group of other...

New Bishop-elect for the Diocese of Cashel, Ferns & Ossory

Church of Ireland News New Bishop Elected for Cashel, Ferns & Ossory The Church of Ireland diocese of Cashel, Ferns, and Ossory now has a bishop-elect.  The Venerable Adrian Wilkinson, Archdeacon of Cork, Cloyne, and Ross was elected to succeed the Rt Revd Michael...

Editorial: Lessons to be Learned from the American Pro-Life Movement

Editorial Lessons to be Learned from American Pro-Life Movement Friday, 24 June 2022, the Feast of St John the Baptist, will be a date which will live in infamy amongst the supporters of abortion.  On that date, the US Supreme Court, overturned the precedent set by...
Birthday of Anglicanism in America

Birthday of Anglicanism in America

Birthday of Anglicanism in America By the Revd Canon Chuck Collins June 16, 1607 was the birthday of Anglicanism in America. On this day Captain John Smith and 104 others celebrated the Lord’s Supper when they arrived safely in Jamestown, Virginia. Jamestown was the...

Prayers for Archbishop Mbanda

Prayers for Archbishop Mbanda

Letter to the Editor Prayers for Archbishop Mbanda Dear Editor, Thoughts and prayers to Archbishop Laurent Mbanda, the Primate of Rwanda. For his support of the UK Government’s immigration policy he has been branded ‘immoral’ by the House of Bishops, led by Archbishop...

Letter from Kyiv after 100 Days of War

Letter from Kyiv after 100 Days of War

Letter from Kyiv Churchwarden from Christ Church Gives Update after 100 Days of War By Christina Laschenko, Church Warden Warmest greetings from the war-torn Kyiv. Today we mark a horrible date: 100 days of the Russian-Ukrainian war. For 100 days now the people of...

What Hath Harvard Divinity School Wrought?

What Hath Harvard Divinity School Wrought?

What Hath Harvard Divinity School Wrought? Concerns about the calibre of training at seminaries is nothing new.  However, if you missed the stories about the recent graduation at Harvard Divinity School in the United States, you missed confirmation that at least one...

Her Majesty’s Coronation Oath

Her Majesty’s Coronation Oath

  Madam, is your Majesty willing to take the Oath? And the Queen answering, I am willing, The Archbishop shall minister these questions; and the Queen, having a book in her hands, shall answer each question severally as follows: Archbishop: Will you solemnly...

GAFCON IV Plans Taking Shape

GAFCON IV Plans Taking Shape

GAFCON IV Plans Taking Shape Gathering in Kigali, Rwanda in April 2023 Preparations are being made for the next GAFCON gathering in 2023.  The General Secretary of GAFCON, Archbishop Ben Kwashi announced the theme as, “To Whom Shall We Go?”   GAFCON IV will take place...

Talking Jesus Research Results

Talking Jesus Research Results

Talking Jesus Research Results A consortium of Christian ministries joined together to commission a poll amongst people in the UK about their understanding on various topics related to the Christian faith.  The ministries involved were; Alpha, the Evangelical...

A First-Hand Account from Ukraine

A First-Hand Account from Ukraine

A First-Hand Account from Ukraine By the Rt Revd Josep Rosello Ferrer The Church without Walls Things happen faster than we can conceive in our world. Decisions must be made in a heartbeat. It was such an event that prompted me to travel to Hungary and Ukraine. I was...

Chaplain in Moscow Writes

Chaplain in Moscow Writes

Chaplain in Moscow Writes  The Revd Canon Malcolm Rogers, Chaplain of the Diocese of Europe Congregation in Moscow wrote the following letter to explain what he and his congregation are facing during this time of war. Dear Friends, St Andrew’s Anglican Church in...

Report from Christ Church, Kiev

Report from Christ Church, Kiev

Report from Christ Church, Kiev The Church Warden from Christ Church, Kiev (Diocese of Europe) asked,  “Please pray for peace for Ukraine.” Church Warden, Christina Laschenko-Stafiychuk said, “Christ Church parish has been overwhelmed with support by messages from...

Roof Collapse Closes Cathedral in Trinidad

Roof Collapse Closes Cathedral in Trinidad

Roof Collapse Closes Cathedral in Trinidad Second Cathedral in Church Province Since 2009 to Close Due to Structural Problems Anglican Ink & English Churchman Reporting The Diocese of Trinidad and Tobago closed Holy Trinity Cathedral in Port of Spain to further...

Anti-Semitism on the Rise in the Netherlands

Anti-Semitism on the Rise in the Netherlands

Anti-Semitism on the Rise in the Netherlands The Times of Israel reports that a pro-Palestinian group has attempted to use freedom of information legislation in the Netherlands to gain access to the data that fourteen universities might have “regarding their ties with...

Desmond Tutu: 1931 – 2021

Desmond Tutu 1931-2021 Desmond Tutu, former Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town, South Africa and fierce opponent of apartheid died on Boxing Day, 2021.   He is survived by Leah, his wife of sixty-six years, and their four children: Theresa, Trevor, Mpho, and Naomi.  He...

Packer College to Open in 2022

Packer College to Open in 2022

Packer College to Open in 2022 By Sue Careless NEXT SEPTEMBER the Anglican Network in Canada plans to launch its own theological college in St John’s, Nfld, to be called Packer College after world-renowned theologian J.I. Packer.  Dr. Packer, author of the Christian...

Death of LENORA HAMMOND

Lenora Hammond 1960-2021 Mrs Lenora Hammond, wife of Frontline Fellowship founder Dr Peter Hammond, died on 9 November.  She was six days short of her sixty-first birthday.  Frontline Fellowship is headquartered in Cape Town, South Africa. Mrs Hammond was born into a...

ACNA Gets Pro-Cathedral

ACNA Gets Pro-Cathedral The Anglican Church in North America now has a pro-cathedral. Christ Church in Plano, Texas has been designated to serve as the provincial cathedral for the foreseeable future.  The announcement was made in a statement to the press by ACNA...

Review: The Rise & Fall of Mars Hill

Review: The Rise & Fall of Mars Hill

The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill, Christianity Today Produced, Written, Edited and Hosted by Mike Cosper Available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts or at  https://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/podcasts/rise-and-fall-of-mars-hill/ One of the most intriguing and...

Zimbabwe Bishop Arrested

Zimbabwe Bishop Arrested

Zimbabwe Bishop Arrested By George Conger The bishop and standing committee of the Diocese of Manicaland were arrested last Wednesday by the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) on corruption charges.   The Rt. Rev. Erick Ruwona, Walter Majoni, Daphine...

1662 BCP Services Favoured by 35s and Under

1662 BCP Services Favoured by 35s and Under

1662 BCP Services Favoured by 35s and Under Daily services taken from the 1662 Book of Common Prayer (International Version) has a decidedly young audience profile.  Sixty-percent of those listening are 35 and younger.  This goes against the prevailing opinion of the...

GAFCON Australia

GAFCON Australia

GAFCON Australia Expresses Grief & Sadness Regarding MNA On 27 October, the Board of GAFCON Australia released one of the clearest statements regarding the defection of MNA to the Roman Catholic Church.  It did not pretend that all is was well. “The Board of...