Churches of Scotland and England reach first formal pact
24 December 2015
From the section UK
The Queen, who is the Supreme Governor of the Church of England, attends services at Crathie Kirk – which belongs to the Church of Scotland
An “historic” agreement has been reached between The Church of England and The Church of Scotland – marking their first formal working arrangement.
A document – the Columba Declaration – will be debated by the ruling bodies of both churches next year.
It commits the churches to “grow together in communion and to strengthen their partnership in mission”.
Founded in two different branches of Protestantism, England’s church is Anglican …read more
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