Responses to “Lambeth Calls” Process & Effort to Reaffirm Lambeth 1.10

Members of the TEC LGBTQ+ Caucus have been monitoring events leading up to the 2022 Lambeth Conference of Anglican Bishops (July 26-August 8.) In the last few days, that work has expanded to tracking responses to the breaking news that the conference — billed as a time of study, reflection and reconciliation — now includes “affirming” a collection of “calls:” including one to reaffirm Lambeth 1998 Resolution 1.10. stating that “it is the mind of the Anglican Communion as a whole that same gender marriage is not permissible.”

07/22/22 ENS feature by Mary Frances Schjonberg outlines the Lambeth Calls background story here:
07/26/22 ENS update by David Paulse “Lambeth Conference planners revise ‘calls’ document, acknowledging differences on same-sex marriage”

Responses from Provinces and Individual Bishops: (in no particular order)

Presiding Bishop: — statement — letter

Los Angeles: and
San Diego:
Scottish Episcopal Church:
Episcopal Churches in Europe:–Lambeth-Stuff.html?soid=1117451462049&aid=460Dy4tC3Ls&
North Carolina:
Rhode Island:
Anglican Church in Edmonton:
Eastern & Western Michigan:
East  Tennessee:
Fon du Lac:
Northwestern Pennsylvania and Western New York:
East Carolina:
Central Pennsylvania:
West Missouri:
North Dakota:

Responses from other voices around the Communion:

Dean of Southwark Cathedral:
Provost of St. Mary’s, Glasgow:
Canon for Engagement Across Difference, Los Angeles: and

This page will continue to be updated. In the meantime, do continue to pray for the work of Lambeth Conference in general and for our bishops in particular:

Holy One, who dwells beyond all our names for you: we pray for the bishops of the Anglican Communion who gather at the Lambeth Conference. Infuse their gathering and conversation with your Spirit of justice and peace. Prompt them to new relationships, deeper understanding, and ever-greater focus on the Gospel of Christ.  We pray for transformative and galvanizing encounters that will result in changed hearts and a renewed Church. We pray because of Jesus, your Word among us. Amen.

TEC LGBTQ+ Caucus Offers Prayers for Lambeth Conference

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