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

Current News Items

An historic consultation took place between Anglicans and Pentecostals earlier this week at High Leigh in Hertfordshire.

A group of 16 prominent Anglican and Catholic theologians met for five days last week in Canterbury, England, to continue a set of informal dialogues 

WCC's evanglism executive: "New mission churches emerge introducing new expressions of witnessing to the gospel"

Archbishop Justin welcomed leaders from the Church Council of the United Evangelical Lutheran Church of Germany (VELKD) to Lambeth Palace today.

Lisbon’s Lusitanian Church Cathedral of St Paul recently played host to a ceremony marking the mutual recognition of baptism among Christian faith traditions.

…More News Items Available

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:
Tel +44 (0)207 313 3929
Fax +44 (0)207 313 3999

 Download as PDF Document