This post summarizes the legal advice on the responsibilities of the PCC provided by Legal Advisory Commission of the General Synod and other sources; also included are links to some of the practical advice in this area.
David Pocklington, "Fire Safety in Church Buildings" in Law & Religion UK, 17 May 2019,
Church of Ireland leaders call for Christians to lead the way with respectful discussion and engagement around Brexit and political changes.
Bishop Christopher Lowson, has been suspended from office, following information passed to the Archbishop of Canterbury by the police.
Former Primate of the Church of the Indian Ocean to become the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Personal Representative to the Holy See.
Notícias da Semana do Anglican Communion News Service – sexta-feira, 17 de maio de 2019
Noticias semanales de Anglican Communion News Service – viernes 17 de mayo de 2019
Infos hebdomadaires de l’Anglican Communion News Service – vendredi 17 mai 2019
The Presiding Bishop of the US-based Episcopal Church, Michael Curry, will receive the 2019 Sandford St Martin Trustees’ Award “in recognition of the huge media impact generated by his royal wedding sermon”.
ACNS. 16 May 2019
A Pakistan court has ruled in favour of the Church of Pakistan’s attempt to retain independence for an Anglican college in Peshawar, after the Moderator of the Church took legal action to defend it against a government take over.
Rachel Farmer ACNS. 16 May 2018
Sandford St Martin Trustees’ recognise “the huge media impact” generated by Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’s royal wedding sermon.
Harriet Sherwood. Guardian. 16 May 2019
Partnership between the WCC and an international ethics network will unlock a vast amount of resources for ethical reflection and action.
A Pakistan court has ruled in favour of the Church of Pakistan’s attempt to retain independence for an Anglican college in Peshawar.
Archbishop of Canterbury's website. 16 May 2019
Peter Walker. EFAC website. 11 March 2019
The Marriage and Relationships Task Group of the Methodist Church has announced that it will present a report to the 2019 Conference with recommendations about various issues to do with relationships in general and marriage in particular. Details are reproduced below, together with some Ancillary Documents and links to other relevant material.
David Pocklington, "Marriage and Relationships 2019: Methodist Church" in Law & Religion UK, 14 May 2019
Our 29th Beer and Theology, in association with The Centre for Theology and Community and the Hurtado Jesuit Centre, will be with Graham Kings and Tom Greenwood (a researcher at Goldsmiths University working on Civil Society Futures) and Adrian Greenwood (Deputy Chair of Southwark Diocesan Synod and on Archbishops’ Council).
The subject will be "Civil Society Futures"
This is open to all and provides a chance to get together, have a drink, meet some new faces and talk about theology.
We shall be meeting on the ground floor of the pub, for wheelchair access.
It's 6.30pm-8.30pm on Friday 14th June at The Angel (101 Bermondsey Wall East, Rotherhithe, SE16 4NB).
Past Beer and Theology Events
Beer & Theology One. David Barclay 05/02/16 :- How churches talk about money
Beer & Theology Two. Rebecca Gormally 18/03/16 :- Crisis in Children's Care & Education
Beer & Theology Three. Jos Downey 13/05/16 :- Science and Theology
Beer & Theology Four. Angus Ritchie 01/07/16 :- What is Sacramental Life?
Beer & Theology Five. John Moffat SJ 16/09/16 :- Eucharistic Economics
Beer & Theology Six. Andy Walton 04/11/16 :- Strike A Happy Media
Beer & Theology Seven. Lily Botras 02/12/16 :- What Happened to the Arab Spring?
Beer & Theology Eight. Dr Muthuraj Swamy 06/01/17:- Inter Faith Dialogue: Is it Worth It?
Beer & Theology Nine. Jamie Klair 17/02/17:- London's Nigerian Pentecostal Proliferation
Beer & Theology Ten. Simon Lewis 17/03/2017:- A Christian's heart for Art
Beer & Theology Eleven. Richard Sudworth 05/05/17:- Christian-Muslim Relations
Beer & Theology Twelve. Dr Rachel Burke 16/06/17:- Personhood, Death and the NHS
Beer & Theology Thirteen. Prof Joanildo Burity 14/07/17:- Religion and Politics in Brazil
Beer & Theology Fourteen. Julie Gittoes 08/09/17:- Singleness
Beer & Theology Fifteen. Dan Warnke. 27/10/17:- A Disabled Church?
Beer & Theology Sixteen. Guido de Graaff. 1/12/17:- Friendship
Beer & Theology Seventeen. Elizabeth Adekunle. 19/1/18:- Feminism
Beer & Theology Eighteen. Buki Fatona. 2/3/18:- The Mind
Beer & Theology Nineteen. Loretta Minghella. 20/4/18. Power and Vulnerability
Beer & Theology Twenty. Rose Waite. 25/5/18. Women and Power in the Workplace.
Beer & Theology Twenty-One. Simon Stocks. 29/6/18. Lament.
Beer & Theology Twenty-Two. David Atkinson. 7/9/18. Climate Change.
Beer & Theology Twenty-Three. Jemma Gilbert. 27/10/18. Social Prescription.
Beer & Theology Twenty-Four. Dr Frank Curry. 23/11/18. Jesus, the Church and the Poor?
Beer & Theology Twenty-Five. Hannah Swithinbank. 11/1/19. International Development and Lifestyle Choices.
Beer & Theology Twenty-Six. Muthuraj Swamy. 22/2/19. Reconciliation.
Beer & Theology Twenty-Seven. Mark Clavier. 29/3/19. Consumer Culture: Insights from Augustine
Beer & Theology Twenty-Eight. Margaret Cave. 10/5/19. Being an Evangelist in the Parish
I was checking my diary for this week when the news came in of the death of Doris Day.
Bishop Nick Baines blog. 14 May 2019
An Anglican Church which was first created to care for English-speaking workers on the Suez Canal has celebrated its 130th anniversary.