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Welcome to the official website of the Anglican Communion, a family of churches in more than 165 countries. Read about what Anglicans/Episcopalians believe. Learn about their work in a wide range of ministries and activities.

Lambeth Conference 2020

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Staff Vacancies

Administration and Research Assistant (PT)

To serve as part of the New York-based team representing the Anglican Communion to the United Nations, providing research and administrative support for the overall UN strategy of the Anglican Communion.

Digital Theological Resources Manager

This is a new role to manage the provision of digital resources which support theological education across the global Anglican Communion. The role will be responsible for identification of existing resources, creation of new resources, and for facilitating access to and support engagement with those resources. The post is part of a five year project, Theological Education in the Anglican Communion (TEAC), which commenced in February 2018 and is funded by the St Augustine’s Foundation.

Director of the Anglican Centre in Rome
and Representative of the Archbishop of Canterbury to the Holy See

The post combines two inter-related strategic and operational responsibilities. Firstly as Director of the Anglican Centre in Rome the role involves leadership of a team ministry of hospitality and prayer, and providing educational opportunities and resources. Secondly, as representative of the Archbishop of Canterbury and of the Anglican Communion to the Holy See, the Director operates in a two-way ambassadorial role. These two responsibilities are multi-layered, binding together representational, educational, pastoral and interpretative elements. It is in the light of this broader context that the work of Director of the Anglican Centre can be understood.

Director for Communications

To lead the communications function of the ACO ensuring that proactive and reactive communications are in line with the agreed strategy; to advise the Secretary General and senior colleagues on communication matters relating to the Anglican Communion and the work of the ACO; and to share in the leadership and management of the ACO as a member of the Management Team.

Director for Unity, Faith and Order

To provide leadership and support for the work of the Inter-Anglican Standing Commission on Unity, Faith and Order (IASCUFO); to provide leadership and support for the ecumenical dialogues of the Anglican Communion; to advise the Secretary General on matters relating to Anglican faith and order and ecumenical relations; and to share in the leadership and management of the ACO as a member of the management team.

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Jesus Shaped Life

See how Christians, as followers of Jesus Christ, invite others to join them as disciples, living a life shaped by his love. 

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Document library

You will find thousands of key documents here. Search by author, subject and even language

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Member Churches

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What is the Anglican Communion?

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