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Continuing Indaba in Ghana

ACNS reports that “The Anglican Communion is one family” Ghanaian bishop tells theologians.

Ghanaian bishop Festus Yeboah-Asuamah told a recent meeting of Ghanaian theologians that while the challenges facing the Communion were “complex”, and that the answers may yet be “far away” there was hope in unity.

Speaking at the latest Continuing Indaba ‘hub’ meeting, Bishop Festus said, “There is hope! We should try as much as possible to keep the Anglican Communion together – we are one family.”

He was one of ten theologians who met on March 4-5 to consider how Ghanaian culture and theology could shape the Continuing Indaba1 initiative taking place across the Anglican Communion.

Facilitated by Dr Victor Atta-Baffoe, Dean of St Nicholas Seminary in Ghana’s Cape Coast, the group considered a number of models of conversation from their cultural perspectives that resonate with the Scriptures and the traditions of the church.

Last November there was a meeting in Limuru, Kenya, see Continuing Indaba gives bishops “excitement and hope for the future of the Communion”.

For more background on Continuing Indaba, see here.

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Father Ron Smith
13 years ago

This report is like the first snow-drop, which pushes its way through the melting snow – a sure and certain hope of the Gospel of Inclusivity. May God continue to encourage us with such evidence of the Holy Spirit at work in the Church, the Body of Christ.

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