Archive for tag: Church of England

Archive pour tag : Church of England

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Archbishop of Canterbury’s address at the signing of an Anglican-Methodist Covenant

A covenant between the Church of England and the Methodist Church of Great Britain was signed on November 1, 2003 at the Methodist Central Hall followed by a Service of Thanksgiving at Westminster Abbey. Dr Williams gave the following address at the signing ceremony.

At his first meeting with leaders of the Jewish community in Rome, Pope John XXIII, it’s said, greeted them with the words, “I am Joseph, your brother”. He was evoking one of the most poignant moments in the Old Testament: Joseph, whose arrogance had provoked the resentment and rejection of his brothers, is carried off into exile and slavery, then rises to great power. He finds that this power is given to him so that he can save the lives of his brothers when they come to him, not knowing him, begging him for help; and at last he reveals who he is: “I am Joseph, your brother”.
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Posted: Nov. 2, 2003 • Permanent link: ecumenism.net/?p=9320
Categories: ACNSIn this article: Anglican, Church of England, covenant, Methodist, Rowan Williams
Transmis : 2 nov. 2003 • Lien permanente : ecumenism.net/?p=9320
Catégorie : ACNSDans cet article : Anglican, Church of England, covenant, Methodist, Rowan Williams


The Anglican-Methodist Covenant celebration and signing on 1 November

The Anglican-Methodist Covenant in England will be signed at a national celebration on Saturday 1 November 2003, at 11:00am, in the presence of Her Majesty the Queen. Earlier this year the Covenant was strongly endorsed by the Methodist Conference of Great Britain and the General Synod of the Church of England. The service of celebration will begin at Methodist Central Hall, Westminster, at 11.00am, in front of an invited assembly from both Churches as well as ecumenical and civic guests. After the historic Covenant is signed at Methodist Central Hall, the ceremony will continue at Westminster Abbey at 11:45am with a short service of thanksgiving and dedication. The Covenant will be signed on behalf of the Church of England by the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Reverend Dr Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of York, the Most Reverend Dr David Hope, and the Secretary General of the Archbishops’ Council, Mr William Fittall.
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Posted: Oct. 27, 2003 • Permanent link: ecumenism.net/?p=9318
Categories: ACNSIn this article: Anglican, Church of England, covenant, Methodist
Transmis : 27 oct. 2003 • Lien permanente : ecumenism.net/?p=9318
Catégorie : ACNSDans cet article : Anglican, Church of England, covenant, Methodist


Where should the monarchy go now?

The celebrations of the Queen’s Golden Jubilee reached a high point this past week. The stunning success of the festivities shows that the British monarchy has climbed back into the affection of the people. What does it need to do to stay there? A Church of Scotland minister looks particularly at the monarch’s role as Supreme Governor of the Church of England and Defender of the Faith.
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Posted: June 8, 2002 • Permanent link: ecumenism.net/?p=6732
Categories: TabletIn this article: Anglican, Church of England, monarchy
Transmis : 8 juin 2002 • Lien permanente : ecumenism.net/?p=6732
Catégorie : TabletDans cet article : Anglican, Church of England, monarchy


Christian unity was goal of archbishop Ramsey, 83

LONDON (AP-Reuter) – Lord Ramsey, who as archbishop of Canterbury from 1961 to 1974 left his mark as a champion of Christian unity and liberal causes, died yesterday at the age of 83. He had been ill with bronchial pneumonia for several weeks and died at St. John’s Home in Oxford, the Church of England
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Posted: Apr. 24, 1988 • Permanent link: ecumenism.net/?p=6377
Categories: Memorials, NewsIn this article: Anglican, Archbishop of Canterbury, bishops, Church of England
Transmis : 24 avril 1988 • Lien permanente : ecumenism.net/?p=6377
Catégorie : Memorials, NewsDans cet article : Anglican, Archbishop of Canterbury, bishops, Church of England


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