Nashotah House Theological Seminary and the Living Church Foundation will host an international conference June 6-9 on the identity and mission of the Christian Church and the vocation of Anglicanism.

“Living Sacrifices: Repentance, Reconciliation, and Renewal” will focus on the history of Anglicanism and the future of the Anglican Communion.

Scheduled plenary speakers include:

  • Dr. Garwood Anderson, professor of New Testament and Greek at Nashotah House Theological Seminary
  • The Rev. Paul Avis, visiting professor at the University of Exeter’s Department of Theology and Religion and editor in chief of Ecclesiology
  • The Rev. Michael Cover, assistant professor of theology at Marquette University and a member of the Anglican-Roman Catholic Consultation in the United States
  • Dr. Wesley Hill, assistant professor of biblical studies at Trinity School for Ministry
  • The Most Rev. Josiah Idowu-Fearon, secretary general of the Anglican Communion
  • The Rev. Michael Poon, former director of the Centre for the Study of Christianity in Asia at Trinity Theological College, Singapore
  • The Rev. Ephraim Radner, professor of historical theology at Wycliffe College, University of Toronto
  • The Rt. Rev. Geoffrey Rowell, Bishop of Basingstoke from 1994 to 2001 and Bishop of Gibraltar in Europe from 2001 to 2013
  • The Rt. Rev. George Sumner, seventh Bishop of Dallas
  • Dr. Christopher Wells, executive director of the Living Church Foundation
  • Dr. Susan K. Wood, SCL, professor of systematic theology in the Department of Theology at Marquette University

“As we prepare for the 2020 Lambeth Conference, this conference at Nashotah House is poised to help focus not only the right questions for the Lambeth Conference but also indicate coherent ways forward for the Communion,” Wells said. “One hundred years ago, Lambeth 1920 launched an ‘Appeal to All Christian People’ that was heard round the world and helped to set the agenda both for Anglicans and the wider ecumenical movement. With the Anglican Covenant in hand, Lambeth 2020 has a chance to do something similar, with farther-reaching, longer-lasting consequences.”

For more information or to register, visit Nashotah’s website.

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