Launch of the Communion Forest
On Wednesday 3rd August, in the garden of Lambeth Palace, the Communion Forest was launched. Hundreds of bishops of the Anglican Communion, gathered for the Lambeth Conference, their spouses and invited guests joined in prayer and commitment to the initiative. The short service was led by Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and Archbishop of Central America Julio Murray, who is the Anglican Communion’s lead
bishop on the environment and chair of the Anglican Communion Environmental Network. They were accompanied by their spouses, by Kenyan climate activist Elizabeth Wathuti, by Indigenous Anglican leaders, by eco-bishops from across the Anglican Communion, and by others involved in developing the initiative.
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