Ministries - Unity Faith and Order

The Department of Unity Faith and Order supports the work of the Anglican Consultative Council, whose aims include:

To encourage and guide Anglican participation in the ecumenical movement and the ecumenical organisations, to co-operate with the World Council of Churches and the world confessional bodies on behalf of the Anglican Communion, and to make arrangements for the conduct of pan-Anglican conversations with the Roman Catholic Church, the Orthodox churches, and other churches. (ACC Constitution 2(f))

In this capacity, the Department staffs and services all bilateral ecumenical conversations at the global level. The Department also acts on behalf of the Communion in many multi-lateral contexts, such as the World Council of Churches. …More


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At CLAY 2014, Anglican and Lutheran youth gathered for worship, to explore different areas of ministry, and to discuss issues such as faith and social media, right to water, and being Church in today’s world.

Rendez-vous avec Joanne Coyle Dauphin, diacre permanent à la cathédrale américaine de Paris

The Methodist Church has made a commitment to taking a major step forward in its relationship with the Church of England.

Anglican and Roman Catholic First XIs will face each other in Canterbury on 19 September in a historic match to raise awareness of slavery and human trafficking.

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Featured Area: The Vision Before Us

The Vision Before Us Book Cover
The Vision Before Us Book Cover

The Vision Before Us, subtitled 'The Kyoto Report of the Inter-Anglican Standing Commission on Ecumenical Relations 2000-2008', records the Commission's work of maintaining an overview of the Anglican Communion's engagement with Christians of other traditions, and of giving encouragement and advice to the ecumenical activities of the Communion and the Provinces.

Order forms can be obtained from Neil Vigers at the Anglican Communion Office:
neil.vigers@anglicancommunion.org
Tel +44 (0)207 313 3929
Fax +44 (0)207 313 3999

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