Anglican-Lutheran Society


STUMBLING BLOCKS AND SPRINGBOARDS: Working Together for Forgiveness and Reconciliation


STUMBLING BLOCKS AND SPRINGBOARDS: Working Together for Forgiveness and Reconciliation

A Virtual Event hosted on Zoom

Lutherans and Anglicans have been engaged in separate conversations with the Roman Catholic Church. The conference will be in two parts. First, in early May four pre-recorded presentations will be available to those who register for the conference. Then on 21st May from 14.00 (GMT) there will be a live session lasting two-and-a-half hours for participants to share in.

The four presenters will be Bishop Eero Huovinen (Lutheran) and Bishop William Kenny (Roman Catholic), the Co-Chairs of the Lutheran-Roman Catholic International Commission on Unity, and Archbishop Bernard Longley, Roman Catholic Co-Chair of he Anglican-Roman Catholic International Commission and the Rev Dr Will Adam, the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Ecumenical Adviser and Director for Unity, Faith and Order for the Anglican Communion.  They will address the topic ‘Stumbling Blocks and Springboards’ in their pre-recorded video presentations. The Zoom session will be introduced by the Most Rev Ian Ernest, Director of the Anglican Centre in Rome, and chaired by the Rt Rev Jana Jeruma-Grinberga, former Bishop of the Lutheran Church in Great Britain and Chaplain of St Saviour’s Church of England parish in Riga, Latvia.  Registered participants will be invited to submit comments and questions arising from the pre-recorded presentations.  It will be a moderated session allowing interaction between the main presenters, other speakers and the participants. Members of the Society will be sent information about how to register for the event and technical details.  Non-members who would like to participate are welcome to enquire via the Contact Page.

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