Ecumenical Relations Commission

The functions of the Ecumenical Relations Commission are:

(a)    to advise the Standing Committee on:

(i)    contact between ecumenical organisations and the Anglican Communion Office in regard to ecumenical matters;

(ii)    the nurturing of people interested in and with knowledge about ecumenical matters within the life of the Church;

(iii)   liaison between the representatives of the Church engaged in bilateral dialogue with other groups;

(iv)   responding to requests from other Churches or ecumenical bodies;

(v)    the appointment of representatives of this Church to ecumenical bodies;

(b)   to advise the Primate, the Standing Committee or the General Synod on other ecumenical matters specifically referred to the Commission.” 

Membership

The current membership of the Ecumenical Relations Commission is:

The Most Rev'd Dr Phillip Aspinall (Brisbane) - Chair
Ms Alison Preston (Melbourne)
The Rt Rev'd Douglas Stevens (Brisbane)
The Rev'd Dr Jane Lee-Barker (Adelaide)
The Rt Rev'd John Parkes AM (Wangaratta)
The Rev'd Canon Richard Tutin (Brisbane)
The Rt Rev'd Dr Timothy Harris (Adelaide)

REPORTS TO GENERAL SYNOD

Ecumenical Relations Commission report to General Synod 2017
Ecumenical Relations Commission report to General Synod 2014
Ecumencial Relations Commission report to General Synod 2010
Ecumenical Relations Commission report to General Synod 2007

Read more on the work of the Ecumenical Relations Commission, see Ecumenical Relations.