Forward in Faith update

Progress of the Legislation

Apologies to readers for an inexplicable slip in last months table giving the possible progress of the legislation to ordain women as bishop. For reasons too byzantine to go into here, the third box in the table ended up on a metaphorical cutting-room floor, with the result that the Revision in full Synod expected in February and July 2010 did not appear. We reproduce the corrected table here and apologise again for any confusion caused.

Be Faithful

Confessing Anglicans in Global & Local Mission Westminster Central Hall Monday 6th July 11.00-5.30 Fr Francis Gardom writes:

Be Faithful is an event being promoted by Anglican Mainstream as the sequel to the Jerusalem GAFCON conference where Global Anglicans, including Evangelicals, Catholics and other traditions, met in 2008 with more than 200 Bishops to confer about the current problems which are besetting faithful Anglicans worldwide..

Be Faithful will also provide the launch-pad for the Fellowship of Confessing Anglicans which will take up the baton from GAFCON.

Forward in Faith have been active participants from the beginning. Canon Beau Brandie and Fr Francis Gardom are on the Planning and Steering Committees respectively. The Anglican Association is also providing substantial financial support.

General Synod will be meeting around then. So we intend that Be Faithful should be a cogent reminder to its members of those whose interests they have been elected to serve.

Forward in Faiths Chairman, Bishop John Broadhurst, and the President of Forward in Faith North America, Bishop Keith Ackerman, will be on the platform and Forward in Faith urges

its members to provide a substantial presence on the day. Fr Brandie has been asked to oversee the practical arrangements, and his contributions and expertise have already been much

Forms of words for making a bequest to Forward in Faith in your Will

I GIVE to FORWARD IN FAITH of 2A The Cloisters, Gordon Square, London WCIH OAG the sum of         pounds (             ) and I DIRECT that the receipt

of the Treasurer or other proper officer of Forward in Faith shall be good and sufficient discharge to my Executor or

I GIVE the residue of my estate to FORWARD IN FAITH of 2A The Cloisters, Gordon Square, London WCIH OAG and I DIRECT that the receipt of the Treasurer or other proper officer of Forward in Faith shall be good and sufficient discharge to my Executor

appreciated by Mainstream.

The active and willing participation of Anglicans of different traditions in such a major event as this is something of a 'First'. Lets make its numbers speak! As co-belligerents we comprise far more than the 'tiny minority' which we are portrayed as being.

Tickets will be available from mid-April and will cost 15 each.

 

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