August 2016

GAFCON UK responds to Archbishop Nicholas Okoh’s August Letter

GAFCON UK welcomes and is very encouraged by the Chairman of the GAFCON Primates‘ Council’s recent August Letter. In it Archbishop Okoh states that the ’greatest cause for concern continues to be the British Isles'. We share this analysis and hear Archbishop Okoh’s call on GAFCON UK and the Anglican Mission in England () to ‘demonstrate that they have the necessary courage and faith in a context which to a large extent they alone can grapple with’.

GAFCON UK has recently been reconstituted precisely to meet the challenges that Archbishop Okoh outlines and is committed to grappling with the departure from orthodoxy in the UK. The is about to launch an ambitious plan for pioneering church-planting in the context of the ReNew Conference in September, where the aim is to encourage regions throughout England that pioneer, establish and secure healthy local Anglican churches.

Andy Lines
Chairman of the GAFCON UK Task Force