GAFCON UK responds to the Synod vote, and offers a new vision for faithful Anglicanism

Feb 17, 2017 by

From GAFCON UK. […] As the Synod debate was introduced, Bishops made clear that the proposed retention of the historic teaching of marriage, or the ban on liturgical blessings of same sex relationships, was not a ‘stake in the ground’ beyond which the church will not move. To the contrary the...

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GAFCON UK’s response to the lobby group OneBodyOneFaith

Feb 15, 2017 by

GAFCON UK welcomes the publication of the OneBodyOneFaith statement “A time to build”. The statement is admirably clear in its wholesale abandonment of any pretence that OneBodyOneFaith has any respect for Biblical authority or any interest in the wellbeing of global Anglicanism. While “A time to...

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GAFCON Chairman’s February 2017 letter

Feb 7, 2017 by

My dear people of God, A diocese of another GAFCON aligned African province has recently decided to make a generous annual donation to GAFCON for what the bishop described as a ‘noble cause’. He is right, and we should be confident in making this claim for our movement. Not that we claim any...

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The Bishops’ Report on Marriage and Same Sex Relationships: a response from GAFCON UK

Jan 27, 2017 by

GAFCON UK is grateful that the Church of England has ruled out any intention to change its teaching on marriage. The Bishops have taken seriously the views of the global Anglican Communion and the need to maintain consistency with historic and apostolic teaching, while admitting the serious...

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GAFCON Primates will not be attending meeting called by Archbishop Welby

Jan 27, 2017 by

by David W Virtue DD, VOL: A meeting of the primates has been called by Archbishop Justin Welby for October, but the general consensus at this point in time is that the GAFCON primates will not attend, a GAFCON primate told VOL. “I’m trying to consult with the others to see how things...

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Remnant in Scotland find hope through Gafcon

Jan 19, 2017 by

In this video, Revd David McCarthy, rector of St Thomas’s Edinburgh, laments the crisis which hit the Scottish Episcopal Church in June 2016 when the General Synod rejected the bible’s teaching by voting to change the church’s Canon on marriage. However, reminded how in the recent past the Gafcon...

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