This document is addressed to the ecumenical family of churches and their communities. We hope this new document will once again inform communities of faith, their leaders, students in theology, and their teachers, and inspire them to continue the work of becoming inclusive church communities.
In 2018 Anglican churches have the opportunity to mark Refugee Sunday Sunday 1 July. CWS has produced a pack of worship resources, which include an introduction with background on the theme, intercessory prayers and themed reflections on lectionary readings, plus links to more information and videos online.
Oceans of Plastic is a resource to help children understand the wonders of God’s oceans, the harm plastic causes and the actions we all need to take to protect the oceans and the creatures that live in them.
Written by Rachel Mash, Oceans of Plastic is a co-production of the Anglican Communion Environmental Network, Green Anglicans and the Anglican Alliance.
The purpose of the present Convention is to promote, protect and ensure the full and equal enjoyment of all human rights and fundamental freedoms by all persons with disabilities, and to promote respect for their inherent dignity.
Find links to the full text of the Convention, as well as other great UN resources.
ABM Lent Study, "This Lent, Hear the Stories," is now available for free download. Written by Dr Julianne Stewart the study takes us on a journey around the world, hearing the stories of Anglican communities grappling with global challenges. Visit www.abmission.org/lent.
In order to assist your understanding of the Bill - and its potential effects - we attach the work of the Inter Church Bioethics Council (ICBC) which is endorsed by the Anglican Church. We trust this will help you formulate an opinion and equip you to make a submission before midnight on Tuesday, 20 February, 2018.
In October 2017, members of our Social Justice Portfolio Groups collaborated on an article Tūrangawaewae: | Whānau Wellbeing for All for the Parity Magazine edition on 'Responding to Homelessness in Aotearoa New Zealand'.