Thursday, March 21, 2019

Bishop Jennifer's Statement on Lambeth 2020

From Indianapolis-

Dear ones,

Last week, I gathered with my fellow bishops from across the church at Kanuga for a week of reflection, immersion in the Way of Love with Presiding Bishop Curry, and discussion about the issues facing the Episcopal Church and the Anglican Communion. It was a prayerful and productive time, and I am grateful for the chance to seek refreshment and renewal with colleagues.

On Friday, the last day of our meeting, we adopted a resolution about the Lambeth Conference planned for the summer of 2020. This is a meeting of bishops from across the Anglican Communion that takes place every decade or so. In February, Anglican Communion Secretary Josiah Iduwu-Fearon announced that although opposite-sex spouses of bishops are all invited to attend the conference, same-sex spouses of bishops are not. 

Like the majority of Episcopal Church bishops at last week’s meeting, I plan to attend the Lambeth Conference, and Harrison plans to accompany me. I fully endorse the House of Bishops’ statement, which says:

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