|The Gathering Credit: The Church in Wales|
From the Church in Wales:
Two special meetings will take place in the Diocese of St Asaph next week as the Anglican Church considers closer ties with other Christian denominations in Wales.
At the Governing Body meeting of the Church in Wales in April, there was a vote to continue with discussions of the proposals outlined in 2012 (pictured) for the future of the Covenanted Churches across Wales. If approved, it could pave the way for one Uniting Church in Wales taking in people from Anglican, Baptist, Methodist, Presbyterian and United Reformed traditions.
The meetings on Wednesday 21 May will gather together all the Christian denominations represented by the Covenanted Churches and allow everyone to discuss and respond to the plans for a Uniting Church in Wales.
A presentation will be made at each of the meetings by Sister Eluned Williams MBE, Chair of the Commission of the Covenanted Churches in Wales.
The Bishop of St Asaph, the Right Revd Dr Gregory K Cameron said:
“We have been challenged by the Gathering of Churches in Wales to seek for unity among Christians.
“These meetings will allow us to have an introduction to the proposals, and to give honest reactions. Jesus requires his followers to be one family: it’s time to take that command seriously.”
The meetings will both take place on Wednesday 21 May. The first is at the Council Chambers, Connah’s Quay at 2pm before a second at the Acton Community and Resources Centre, Wrexham at 7pm.