General Synod and Same-Sex Blessings
What was voted for at the November General Synod? How can we pray and support friends in the Church of England?
In this episode, Adrian Reynolds (Head of National Ministries) discusses the current events in the Church of England with regards to blessings for same-sex couples with Ros Clarke from Church Society. What happened at the General Synod? What are the pressures on church leaders in the Church of England? Why don't they just leave? How can we encourage our friends there?
00:00 - Keswick Identity Workshop
04:22 - What happened at General Synod in November 2023?
08:36 - Amendements to the motion on same-sex blessings
12:45 - When will prayers and services for same-sex blessing be commended?
15:23 - Are same-sex weddings already happening in the Church of England?
16:36 - Is Justin Welby an evangelical?
18:07 - What are the pressures on evangelical vicars?
23:11 - Why don't church leaders just leave the Church of England?
29:12 - How can we encourage friends in the Church of England?
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