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Anglican Consultative Council
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The Anglican Consultative Council (ACC), the main legislative body of the Anglican Communion that represents the voice of the inner life of the provinces, is one of the four instruments of unity. The 13th meeting of the ACC -- abbreviated as ACC-13 -- is being held June 19-28 at the University of Nottingham, England. A comprehensive agenda will address pertinent global issues such as poverty, disease and injustice, as well as ongoing conversations regarding ecumenical affairs, mission and evangelism, theological education, women's issues, among others. International guests, many of whom will bring greetings from other denominations, will be welcomed throughout the council meeting. News and resources pertaining to ACC-13 are featured below.
Archbishop of Canterbury sees collaborative way forward
During an interview with the Episcopal News Service, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Rowan Williams, offered some reflections as the 10-day meeting of the Anglican Consultative Council drew to a close. ENS video coverage of the Archbishop's interview is available here.

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Archbishop of Canterbury preaches at ACC Eucharist in Nottingham
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Rowan Williams, delivered a sermon at medieval St. Mary's Church in Nottingham June 26, where members and guests of the Anglican Consultative Council gathered for Eucharist. In his sermon, Dr. Williams called the congregation to live out the Gospel, and to attend to matters of global concern in advance of the upcoming G-8 summit.

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Audio and Video Streams: Episcopalians Respond To Windsor Report
Presiding Bishop Frank Griswold joined six representatives from the Episcopal Church June 21 to address the 13th meeting of the Anglican Consultative Council. The presentation, made at the request of the ACC, outlined how it has been possible for the Episcopal Church to elect and ordain a bishop living in committed same-gender relationship. Introduced by Griswold, the presenters describe contexts and experiences of human sexuality.
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Chairman's Address to ACC
ACC Chair, Bishop John Paterson of Auckland, New Zealand, addressed the 13th meeting of the Anglican Consultative Council June 21 upholding the importance of unity throughout the Anglican Communion and welcoming Canon Kenneth Kearon as its new secretary general.

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Archbishop of Canterbury celebrates ACC opening Eucharist
Carrying banners from their churches around the world, members of the Anglican Consultative Council processed from Nottingham City Center to St. Peter's Church for the opening Eucharist of their 10-day meeting. The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Rowan Williams, celebrated the Eucharist and installed Canon Kenneth Kearon as secretary general of the Anglican Communion.

Carrying banners from their churches around the world, members of the Anglican Consultative Council processed from Nottingham City Center to St. Peter's Church for the opening Eucharist of their 10-day meeting. The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Rowan Williams, celebrated the Eucharist and installed Canon Kenneth Kearon as secretary general of the Anglican Communion.


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Israeli-Palestinian peacemaking central in Anglican network report
A report from the Anglican Peace and Justice Network (APJN) was received June 24 by the 13th meeting of the Anglican Consultative Council (ACC) assembled at England's University of Nottingham. ENS video coverage of the APJN is available here.

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Video Stream: Environmental issues addressed at ACC
A report from the Anglican Communion Environmental Network (APJN) was presented to the 13th meeting of the Anglican Consultative Council June 23, citing severe droughts and flooding, eroding mountaintop snow caps and other examples of global warming. APJN convener, Canon Eric Beresford, delivered the address. ENS video coverage of environmental issues is available here.

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Secretary General's Address to ACC
The Rev. Canon Kenneth Kearon, recently installed secretary general of the Anglican Communion, delivered an address June 24 at the University of Nottingham, England, during the 13th meeting of the Anglican Consultative Council.

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Audio, text links offered for Archbishop of Canterbury's ACC presidential address
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Rowan Williams, delivered his presidential address June 20 during the 13th meeting of the Anglican Consultative Council.

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News
ACC-13: press and media brief
Listening central as delegates, observers prepare for ACC-13
Anglican Consultative Council opens Nottingham meeting under theme 'Living Communion'
Archbishop of Canterbury celebrates ACC opening Eucharist
Audio streams: Episcopalians respond to Windsor Report
Theologians offer response to Windsor Report request
Theological education: Archbishop of Canterbury underscores global importance
Chairman's Address to ACC-13
More that unites than divides, Episcopalians tell ACC
ACC affirms Communion-wide listening process, members' voluntary withdrawal
Canadian Anglicans speak to same-gender blessings
Member of Parliament affirms role of faith in society
ACC votes to add Primates to membership
ACC considers listening on sexuality issues, Christian-Muslim ties, environment
Israeli-Palestinian peacemaking central in Anglican network report
ACC continues dialogue on Israel-Palestine, ecumenism, sexuality issues
Women’s voices affirmed in international reports to ACC
Video Stream: Archbishop of Canterbury preaches at ACC Eucharist in Nottingham
G8 Summit, Korean unification addressed by ACC
Zimbabwe crisis, Lambeth Conference planning raised by ACC
Poverty relief, cross-cultural listening in focus as ACC-13 adjourns
Video Stream: Israeli-Palestinian peacemaking central in Anglican network report
Video Stream: Archbishop of Canterbury sees collaborative way forward
Letter to ACC members from the Secretary General of the Anglican Communion


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