Welcome

Since 1984 the Anglican-Lutheran Society has provided a meeting point where people can deepen their knowledge and understanding of the Lutheran and Anglican traditions within the Christian Church.

Membership is open to anyone willing to work and pray for the unity of the Church, especially between Anglicans and Lutherans world wide. Members are offered opportunities to meet for worship and study, to get to know one another better and to support each other in Christian witness and service.   

We hope that you will enjoy visiting these pages. If you would like to join the Society we should be delighted to welcome you.

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The Sixth DONALD BARNES
Memorial Lecture

St Peter’s Church Belsize Square London NW3 4HY

Wednesday 21st November at 8.00pm

Meaning in the Making: Modern Women Artists and the Church

The Rev Dr AYLA LEPINE
(Curate Hampstead Parish Church)

ALL WELCOME
Admission Free ~ Retiring Collection

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The next Annual Meeting

will be on Saturday 23rd March 2019

at St George's Roman Catholic Cathedral in Southwark, London from 10am

More details here

Our Conference

took place in Durham in the North-East of England from 24th-28th August 2018

The Title was 'CHRIST IS ALIVE! REALLY? WHERE?'

A day-by-day account was posted and you can follow it by clicking the following links:

DAY ONE

Click here to see what happened on our first day.

We had an excellent Bible Study which you can read here.

Professor Wilkinson's presentation is available here.

The audio clip of Richard Dawkins and Lawrence Krauss is here.

DAY TWO

Click here to find out what we did on our second day.

Judi Hattaway's Bible Study is here.

Mark Engdahl's presentation is summarised here.

Bishop Mubib's address is here.

John Arnold's 'Saints of Northumbria' can be found here.

DAY THREE

Click here to read all about it.

Hannah Cleugh's presentation can be found here.

Bishop Irja's sermon is here.

You can read about our visit to Newcastle and the presentations by the West End Refugee Service and the Hexham and Newcastle Council for Justice and Peace here.

An introduction to the Martin Luther Kirche is here.

Pastor Thomas Jantzen's sermon can be read here.

DAY FOUR

Our last full day. Read about it here.

Bishop Munib's Bible Study is here.

Sam Slatcher's presentation is here.

Paulina Hlawiczka' session is here.

DAY FIVE

The Conference ended with the final Eucharist.

Fr Phillip Swingler's sermon can be found here.

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Our Annual General Meeting took place on Saturday 17th March, 2018 at 10am at the Swedish Church in London.

The Swedish Church is in Harcourt Street, London W1H 4AG.

The theme for the day was

'I WAS A STRANGER AND YOU TOOK ME IN' : LIVING WITH UNCERTAINTY

A full account of the Business Meeting, the presentations focusing on the plight of refugees and migrants by The Rev Vesa Häkkinen from Finland, Mrs Ruta Abakuka of the Latvian National Council in Great Britain, and Sam, a refugee from Afghanistan, and the closing worship can be found here.

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The previous AGM was on 25th February 2017

We met in St Boniface Church, a German Roman Catholic church, 47 Adler Street, Tower Hamlets, E1 1EE. The topic was:

'DISPERSING THE CLOUDS OF UNKNOWING: Ecumenical Agreements between Roman Catholics, Anglicans and Lutherans'

The speakers were Bishop Jürgen Johannesdotter and Dame Mary Tanner

The meeting concluded with a Eucharist in St George's Lutheran Church, 55 Alie Street, E1 8EB

A full account of the day's events can be found here.

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Our last International Conference took place in Visby, Sweden, from 19th-23rd August 2016

The theme was 'Churches: Constant Yet Ever Changing' and we considered ways in which the Church has always adapted so as to communicate the Christian faith in ways appropriate to different times and contexts, and some of the ways in which it might need to do so today.

It was a wonderful event and a full account can be found on the Conferences page

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You will find information about future conferences as it comes available, and read about a number of past events on the 'Conference' page.



                      

 
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