Gafcon Statement on Proposed Primates’ Meeting 2017

GAFCON Secretariat

(5 Aug 2016) In the last week, there has been news of a potential Primates’ Meeting scheduled to begin October 2, 2017.  Consequently, we have received a number of inquiries, both from the media and our membership, asking the question of whether or not the Gafcon Primates will attend.

For all who had hoped that attendance at the January 2016 Primates’ Gathering might restore godly order to the Communion, the results were clearly discouraging. Gafcon is fully committed to guarding the unchanging truth of the Gospel, and restoring the Bible to the heart of the Anglican Communion. In due course, the Gafcon Primates will take counsel and together make a decision about the wisdom of attending future meetings.

The next meeting of the Gafcon Primates’ Council is in April of 2017.  We give thanks for the courage that is being shown by our members across the globe, as they share God’s Word both “in season and out of season.”  Please continue to pray for the continued growth of this reformation movement.

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