This page is the hub for news from the Bishops of the Scottish Episcopal Church during the 2022 meeting of the Lambeth Conference, which will be held in Canterbury from 26 July to 8 August 2022. The Lambeth Conference is a meeting of bishops from across the Anglican Communion.
Here you will find news items from the Lambeth Conference. The Bishops of the Scottish Episcopal Church will also be reflecting individually on the conference throughout. Towards the end of each day there will be a round up of headlines and stories from the Conference, which will be posted at this page.
Lambeth Conference Round-up: Day 12 (7 August) - On Sunday the 2022 Lambeth Conference drew to a close. Conference delegates heard a final speech from the Archbishop of Canterbury and attended the closing worship at Canterbury Cathedral. Archbishop Justin's final keynote speech centered on the five Anglican Marks… ... read more >> Lambeth Conference Round-up: Day 11 (6 August) - On Saturday, the Bishops attended a plenary session and affirmed the Lambeth Calls on Science & Faith, and the Environment & Sustainable Development. The Conference has also issued a series of public “statements of support” highlighting needs around the world… ... read more >> Lambeth Conference Round-up: Day 10 (5 August) - On Friday, the Bishops attended a plenary session and affirmed the Lambeth Call on Discipleship. In the evening the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, delivered his second keynote speech on the theme of Living in the World as a Christian. The… ... read more >> Lambeth Conference Round-up: Day 9 (4 August) - On Thursday, the Bishops attended a plenary session and affirmed two Lambeth Calls on Christian Unity and Inter Faith Relations. The Rt Rev Dr Keith Riglin, Bishop of Argyll & The Isles, reflects on ecumenism in Scotland following discussions at… ... read more >> Lambeth Conference Round-up: Day 8 (3 August) - On Wednesday, the Conference delegates spent the day at Lambeth Palace in London, hosted by the Archbishop of Canterbury and Mrs Caroline Welby. During the day they heard from Climate activists on the ways the Church must respond to the Climate… ... read more >> Lambeth Conference Round-up: Day 7 (2 August) - On Tuesday, the Bishops took part in a plenary session on Reconciliation, as well as the Lambeth Call on the same topic, and the Call on Human Dignity. The Call on Reconciliation was affirmed by the conference as Bishops shared their commitment… ... read more >> College issues statement after Human Dignity Call - Bishops at the Lambeth Conference today discussed the Human Dignity Call, which has been the subject of significant attention since the detail of each Lambeth Call was published shortly before the Conference started. The discussion was dignified and respect for… ... read more >> Lambeth Conference Round-up: Day 6 (1 August) - Today at Lambeth The Bishops will spend today in a plenary session on Reconciliation, before taking part in two Lambeth Calls - the first on Reconciliation, then subsequently the Call on Human Dignity will take place this afternoon. The Plenary… ... read more >> Lambeth Weekend Round-up: Days 4-5 (30-31 July) - Over the weekend, the Bishops began the process of discussing the Lambeth Calls, and joined Bishops and Spouses from across the Anglican Communion for the Conference's opening act of worship. Bishop John Armes (Edinburgh) wrote movingly of the opening worship, saying:… ... read more >> Lambeth Round-up: Day 3 (29 July) - On Day 3 of the Conference, the Bishops and Spouses spent a second day on retreat, the formal photographs were taken, and the Archbishop of Canterbury delivered his first of three keynote speeches. The full text of Archbishop Justin's first… ... read more >> Lambeth Round-up: Day 2 (28 July) - On Day 2 of the Conference, the Bishops and Spouses spent a day on retreat, studying the bible and preparing for the discussions to come. Bishop Keith Riglin (Argyll & The Isles) reflected on the retreat, adding: "I’m appreciating immensely… ... read more >> Lambeth Round-up: Day One (27 July) - Day One of the Lambeth Conference (27 July) was a welcome day for all attending the conference. Bishop John Armes (Edinburgh) reported "a full day and a very happy one. Loads of very interesting people to meet and fascinating conversations… ... read more >> Lambeth Round-up: Arrivals (26 July) - In advance of the Lambeth Conference, the seven Bishops of the Scottish Episcopal Church arrived in Canterbury. The Call on Human Dignity Amended Following objections being raised against the text of the Call on Human Dignity, which asked bishops to… ... read more >> Changes to be introduced after upset over Calls - A statement from the Lambeth Conference on Monday night announced that bishops will now be given a third option for responding to the Lambeth Calls when they are discussed during the conference in Canterbury, where attendees are gathering today. Bishops… ... read more >>