London congregation joins alternative Anglican denomination, questions C of E’s ‘theological trajectory’

Jan 26, 2019 by

by Alex Williams, Premier: A vicar in south London has announced his congregation is joining an alternative Anglican denomination as he criticised “hostility to evangelical church planting” during “decades” by his local Church of England diocese. Andy Palmer, who announced that Christ Church Balham is joining the Free Church of England described a “dominance of theological liberalism in the Diocese of Southwark. The senior minister said: “We have made the...

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UK Unity Forum meets

Oct 11, 2017 by

by George Conger, Anglican Ink: Traditionalist Anglicans in the UK are not prepared to accept women priests as a condition of forming an alliance with overseas groups to push back against the changing teaching on Christian marriage. On 5 Oct 2017 the Bishop Primus of the Free Church of England, the Most Rev. John Fenwick the second hosted a gathering of orthodox Anglicans. On 6 June 2017 Bishop Fenwick hosted the first meeting of British Anglicans “representing a range of jurisdictions,...

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Statement from the Bishop Primus following the release of the joint letter to the Anglicans of Great Britain

Jul 19, 2017 by

from the Free Church of England: Some responses to the letter have focussed on the possibility of a new Anglican jurisdiction being formed. In fact there is nothing new about the idea of an alternative Anglican jurisdiction in the British Isles. Such a jurisdiction already exists. The Free Church of England has maintained an orthodox Anglican witness here since the 1840s. There is nothing secret about it. The Church of England has had dialogues with us from time to time and recognises our...

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