FCANZ response to Motion 29 Working Group Interim Report

Sep 4, 2017 by

from FCA New Zealand: This is a draft and initial response to the interim report from the Motion 29 Working Group, addressing what we are thankful for, some of the major issues we have concerns about, and our suggestions as to a way forward. THANKFULNESS There is much to be thankful for in the report. A serious failure of previous reports has been that the timing of their release has provided insufficient time for genuine discussion and debate prior to General Synod being required to make...

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GAFCON offers alternative oversight to Scottish Anglicans

Jun 11, 2016 by

From Anglican Ink: We are saddened and appalled that the Scottish Episcopal Church will next week debate amending its Canon C31, so as to adopt a wholly unbiblical approach to human sexual relationships. To so amend the canon would sever the church from the teaching of Christ and His Apostles, and also the considered and expressed conviction of the vast majority of the bishops of the Anglican Communion at Lambeth 1998, which was reinforced by the Anglican Primates Gathering only months ago. We...

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Formation of Fellowship or Confessing Anglicans New Zealand

Apr 19, 2016 by

Media Release 18/4/2016. Nearly 500 Anglicans from around New Zealand, including the Vicars of many larger churches, have met together this week at two conferences in Auckland and Christchurch to launch the Fellowship of Confessing Anglicans NZ (FCANZ). FCANZ is a local expression of the Gafcon movement, and a message of support was read out at the conferences from Most Rev Dr Eliud Wabukala, Chair of the Gafcon Primates. Video greetings were also received from Most Rev Foley Beach (Primate of...

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