RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoSTOTT/3/8/6
Extent278 ff.
TitleCEEC [Church of England Evangelical Council] and the Church Society
DateMay 1967-Nov 1984
DescriptionCorrespondence and papers concerning the relationship between the Church of England Evangelical Council and the Church Society, with discussion of closer co-operation and the possibility of a merger explored at the 1972 Mabledon Conference.

Includes minutes and notes relating to the 1972 Mabledon Conference (September 1972- 5 April 1973) attended by delegates from the Church Society, Church of England Evangelical Council and Church Pastoral Aid Society, convened to discuss the future of evanglicals in the Church of England, and the structures of the organisations represented.

Also contains Church Society paper on Inter-Faith Dialogue by John Williams; correspondence concerning the revision of the CEEC Basis of Faith, October 1984; correspondence and papers relating to dispute between the Church Society and the Editorial Board of the society's journal - the Churchman, including correspondence with George Marchant, Gerald Bray and Peter Williams, March-November 1983; correspondence between John Stott and J.I. Packer concerning the Church Society relationship, April 1976; a joint Church Society/CEEC Council meeting to discuss type options for co-operation or merging of the organisations, 30 March 1976; correspondence with John Bournon; typescript summary 'Discussions on Structures and Co-operation in which CEEC has been involved since 1966' by William Persson, September 1975; correspondence primarily relating to the resignation of Michael Benson, Secretary of the Church Society and a newsletter from his successor, Donald Irving, March-September 1975; correspondence with Paul Johnson, June 1975; Papers from meetings of the Church Society/CEEC Working Party, including three options for restructuring; correspondence with David Bubbers, April-July 1974; correspondence with Ian Cundy April 1975; correspondence with Michael Benson and John Bournon, with notes concerning Church Society/CEEC relations; correspondence with Gervase Duffield, editor of the Churchman; correspondence and papers relating to 'Proposals for a Working Agreement between CEEC and CS', 1970; minutes and memoranda produced by Church of England Evangelical Council, including 'Evangelical Structures for the Seventies' by H.R.M. Craig published in the Summer 1970 Churchman; a report on the 'Consultation on Evangelical Policy Making and Defence of the Faith', 16 December 1967.
ArrangementReverse chronological order

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