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.
hope that you will enjoy visiting these pages. If you would like
to join the Society we should be delighted to welcome you.
Our Annual General Meeting will take place on Saturday 17th March,
2018 at 10am at the Swedish Church in London.
Swedish Church is in Harcourt Street, London W1H 4AG.
theme for the day will be
WAS A STRANGER AND YOU TOOK ME IN' : LIVING WITH UNCERTAINTY
10.30am we shall be welcomed and introduced to the Swedish Church
by the Pastor, the Very Rev Eric Muhl.
business meeting will follow, during which the officers and
committee must be elected and members must vote on proposed
ammendments to the Constitution.
11.30am we shall focus on the plight of migrants and refugees,
Rev Vesa Häkkinen will describe how churches and communities
in Finland are trying to make them welcome there. His presentation
will be followed by discussion.
lunch, which will be provided, we will hear about the early
experiences of Ruta Abakuks of the Latvian National Council
in Great Britain, and the
experience of Sam, a refugee from Afghanistan, who will be in
conversation with the Rev Richard Carter (Associate Vicar of
St Martin-in-the Fields, London).
meeting will end with a Swedish Lutheran Eucharist at which
the celebrant will be the Rev Eric Muhl, Pastor of the Swedish
Church, and the preacher our Anglican Moderator, the Rt Rev
you plan to attend please let us know at
by telephoning 0044 (0) 1626852677
cost which covers the cost of lunch and other refreshments is
£20 for members, £25 for non-members.
last AGM was on 25th February 2017
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.
Our next Conference
will be held in Durham
in the North-East of England from 24th-28th August 2018
The Title is 'CHRIST
IS ALIVE! REALLY? WHERE?'
We shall explore ways
of finding the real presence of Christ in the Cosmos, in Conflict
and in Conflict Resolution, in Liturgy, in Music and in the
World Around Us.
Full details can be
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
will find information about future conferences as it comes available,
and read about a number of past events on the 'Conference' page.