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General Synod – Covenant debate

As a follow-up to the recent advertisements in the Church Times and Church of England Newspaper Inclusive Church and Modern Church have mailed a leaflet to all General Synod members.

A copy of the leaflet is available as a PDF here, and as a web page.

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Father Ron Smith
Father Ron Smith

Perrhaps this paper, delivered to every member of general Synod, might be the very first inkling some of them have that there is a crisis in the Anglican Communion – that does not need Covenant medicine. What could ensue, from passage of The Covenant, especially Section 4, is an even further degree of uncertainty about the prophetic nature of what has happened in the North Americasn Churches that has changed the face of Anglicanism – from that of a genial form of Club, to that of a Gospel-pioneering outreach to the world, where sexuality and gender are a reality –… Read more »

Richard Ashby
Richard Ashby

‘…its main purpose is to create the means to expel The Episcopal Church (USA) and the Anglican Church of Canada …’

Exactly, nothing more needs to be said. I am glad to see that the forces against the Covenant are massing, let’s hope they succeed in killing this at the Synod before it gets any further.