Festive Service Closes ACC-14
Address at the Closing Eucharist of ACC-14, Kingston, Jamaica, 12 May 2009.
ACC-14 Press Briefing 12th May 2009
The Archbishop of Canterbury, the president of the Anglican Consultative Council spoke in a press briefing as the meetings was concluding.
ACC-14 Presidential Address by the Archbishop of Canterbury
On the eve of the closing of the Anglican Consultative Council 14 meeting in Kingston, Jamaica the Archbishop Of Canterbury delivered his presidential address.
ACC-14 Press Briefing 11th May 2009
The Anglican Consultative Council is moving into its last few days of meetings. On Sunday all of the delegates were sent in teams of three or four to every parish on the island of Jamaica- in some cases to celebrate and preach and in all cases to engage in conversations about mission and the opportunities to share the gospel.
The Networks of the Anglican Communion Podcast 7
The word family evokes a wide range of emotions. For some it is a very loving and supportive word that is the centre of their being. For others it is a place of distance anxiety and frustration with people who are closely related failing to talk or listen to one another. We use the term in many ways, thinking of the Church as a family and even the Anglican Communion as one family under our Lord and Saviour.
The Networks of the Anglican Communion Podcast 6
If you type the letters CUAC into a computer search engine you will discover that it can mean Credit Union Acceptance Corporation or the Cambridge Union Athletic Club. As important as those fine organizations might be for Anglican CUAC has a very special meaning- it is the Colleges and Universities of the Anglican Communion.
ACC-14 Press Briefing 9th May 2009
Two of our ecumenical members Metropolitan Nikitas, the director of the Patriarch Athenagoras Orthodox Institute in Berkeley California and Bishop Michael Pryse of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada spoke at press briefing on Saturday May 8 about the importance of Ecumenism.
The Networks of the Anglican Communion Podcast 5
Podcast with Mrs Clare Amos Director of theological Education and Co-ordinator of NIFCON.
ACC-14 Press Briefing 8th May 2009 with the Secretary General
After the Council had passed the resolution on the Anglian Communion Covenant the Secretary General Canon Kenneth Kearon explained to the media how the covenant process would be moving forward over the next year and responded to questions.
ACC-14 Press Briefing 8th May 2009
Following the passing of the resolution on The Windsor Continuation Group Report Bishop Gregory Cameron and Archbishop Phillip Aspinall, the Primate of Australia spoke to the media about the Report, the process that was followed during the voting session and some of the next steps on carrying forward the Windsor Process in the life of the Communion.
The Networks of the Anglican Communion Podcast 4
In the podcast that follows Priscilla speaks and shares what it means to be part of IAWN and to be a bold and prophetic voice for all Anglican women in the Anglican Communion and in the wider world.
ACC-14 Press Briefing 7th May 2009 with Canon Phil Groves
In the podcast that follows he talks about the challenges and opportunities of the listening process and the role the new project will play in assisting people to hear and listen to God and to one another on the subject of human sexuality.
ACC-14 Press Briefing 7th May 2009 with Canon John Rees
At Church gatherings such as ACC-14 the delegates experience different styles of worship, theology and conversations that fosters growth and development in each person. There are also moments when decisions need to be made-the election of a new chairperson, resolutions on very important matters and constitutional questions to name a few. In those moments there is often needed a clear legal mind to help with the process and settle matters when disputes arise. The Anglican Consultative Council has been blessed with the presence of Canon John Rees as its legal Advisor since 1995.
The Networks of the Anglican Communion Podcast 3
Our Anglican Communion uses a variety of resources to enable us to fulfil the great commission of Christ, “to go and make disciples of all nations”. Under the guidance of the Holy Spirit the Bible is our primary resource while our prayer and worship books assist us in this task.
The Networks of the Anglican Communion Podcast 2
The Revd Douglas Fenton is a co-administrator of IYAN and talks in the podcast about the origins hopes and future dreams that recognizes a vital ministry in our Church now and in the days to come.
ACC-14 Press Briefing 6th May 2009
A press briefing was held on Wednesday May 6 where Bishop Gregory Cameron spoke of the background and importance of the Windsor Continuation Report and answered questions.
ACC-14 Press Briefing 5th May 2009
On Tuesday May 5 Archbishop Gomez and Bishop Gregory Cameron held a press briefing reviewing the document and Bishop Gregory explained the process that ACC will follow in considering the text and discussed the kind of resolution that would be needed to forward the Covenant to the provinces for their consideration.
The Networks of the Anglican Communion Podcast 1
In the following podast the Rev Paul Holley the Anglican UN representative in Geneva discusses the proposal and the benefits that the Anglican Communion would receive by establishing the Anglican Health Network.
ACC welcomed at opening Service at National Arena Kingston Jamaica
Few of the close to 8000 people who attended the opening Eucharist of the Anglican Consultative Council will soon forget the incredible mixture of colour flowers music and energy that was incorporated into the Communion service.
The Service was a national event as all Anglican churches on the island closed to enable their members to attend the service which was broadcast live on television. The Governor General, political leaders interfaith representatives and ecumenical guests were all part of the processions that entered the National Arena to loud applause and welcoming shouts. Numerous drummers and two young women dancing a welcoming ceremony greeted the entrance of the Bishops of the Province of the West Indies and the Archbishop of Canterbury.
Statement from the Secretary General of the Anglican Communion
The Secretary General of the Anglican Communion Canon Kenneth Kearon has issued the following statement on behalf of the Joint Standing Committee concerning the clergy representative to the Anglican Consultative Council from the Province of Uganda.
ACC-14 Press Briefing 4th May 2009
The press conference today (4th May) presented two of the Networks and a portion of their story. Dr. Jenny Te Paa from New Zealand spoke about her work on the Peace and Justice Network and the retired bishop of Canberra and Goldburn George Browning shared the story of The Anglican Environmental Network.
ACC-14 Opening Welcome Plenary
The Anglican Consultative Council (ACC-14) began on May 2,2009 in Kingston Jamaica. A quiet morning session was led by the Archbishop of Canterbury, which concluded with a noonday Eucharist. The delegates next met in discernment groups to begin their discussions about the issues before the council. In the opening plenary session three bishops- the Dean of the Province Bishop Errol Brookes, the Diocesan Bishop Alfred Reid and Bishop of the host city Robert Thompson extended a warm welcome to the delegates.
The ACC has both a chair (Bishop John Paterson) and a president (The Archbishop of Canterbury) and their opening remarks are presented in this podcast.
ACC-14 Press Briefing 2nd May 2009
Today's podcast the first from the Anglican Consultative Council meeting in Kingston, Jamaica featured Canon Kenneth Kearon, the Secretary General of The Anglican Communion and Bishop John Paterson of Auckland, New Zealand the chair of ACC-14.
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