4 edition of Anglican-Methodist unity found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 58 p. :|
|Number of Pages||45|
|pt. 2. The scheme.|
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Grand sacred concert Knox Church, London South, on Tuesday evening, July 7, 1885, in aid of the organ fund
Our Report challenges our churches to greater efforts in their search for this visible unity. The dissenting Methodist were protesting against the imposition of Anglican episcopacy and priesthood on them, since they felt Anglican-Methodist unity historic episcopacy is not grounded in scripture. The response from most dioceses was a resounding silence.
Taylor, John B, and Barry Rogerson. ' It means that British Methodists are a step closer to having their own bishops for the first time. The Church of England's General Synod is its ruling body and sets its laws. They now have a complex set of bureaucratic safeguards, and experienced a significant 20th-century liturgical and sacramental revival. But in important respects, they have closely followed the trajectory pioneered by Wesley, departing significantly from inherited practices and institutions for the sake of mission.
" The report's appendix contains "toolkits" with questions for debate at national and local level; and it recommends the creation of a new committee "to oversee and foster relationships".
There is vast agreement on theological and doctrinal issues, so much so that any disagreement does not seem to be insuperable. For a general overview of Anglican-Methodist unity subject, see.
Union must be "full" and "visible", the report says. I might be wrong and am willing to be proved sobut isn't it rather inevitable — perhaps even desirable, actually — that in different times, cultures and places, Christians should organise themselves in radically different ways locally on the ground?
As for the authority of bishops, this is still a disputed matter.
Methodist Publishing House and Church House Publishing.
The Church in the Dale seeks to proclaim the good news of Jesus, nurture and support Christians, and promote unity and service among the Christians of Nidderdale.
They were interested to hear about our Alpha Course — as they were hoping to run one for the first time back home.