Council for Christian Unity
What does the Council for Christian Unity
The Council for Christian Unity:
Serves the Church of England's work
for Christian Unity.
Is at the heart of diocesan,
national and international initiatives for Christian
Works with a wide range of other
Churches at home and abroad.
Encourages Churches to work together
in mission locally, and resources parishes, bishops and other
senior diocesan staff.
Is engaged in theological
conversations with other Churches.
Advises the Archbishops' Council on
ecumenical relations and the implementation of
Supports the Archbishop of
Canterbury's ecumenical ministry, in collaboration with
staff at Lambeth Palace. To read The Church of England's
National Ecumenical Relations: Annual Report for 2014 released
jointly by Lambeth Palace and Council For Christian Unity in
January 2015 click here or open
in the resources box on the right hand side of the page.
Works on behalf of the
General Synod with the Ecumenical Instruments.
The Council forms part of the Central Secretariat of the
Archbishops' Council of the Church of England and reports to the
General Synod through the Archbishops' Council.
The Faith and Order Commission
The work of the Council for Christian Unity is supported by the
Faith and Order Commission which acts as a
theoloical resource for the Church of England as a whole. To read
more click on the link on the right.