RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoCFR LRC 4/2
Extent62 ff.
TitleBritain: Moravian Church: General
Date25 Aug 1939- Jun 1967
DescriptionReports and correspondence on the Moravian Church, its history, and relations with the Anglican church.

Includes the New York Advisory Commission on Ecclesiastical Relations reports - 'Memorandum 101: The Evangelical Unity of Bohemian and Moravian Brethren in North America' by Rev Livingstone Porter, 25 Aug 1939 and 'Memorandum 102: The Moravian Church: A Statement prepared by the Right Reverend Frank Sterrett, D.D., Bishop of Bethlehem, Pa.', 23 Oct 1939; letter to Rev Herbert Waddams from Alfred Rawlinson, Bishop of Derby, discussing matters in advance of the Bishop of Chichester's Lambeth Conference Committee, 9 Dec 1947; correspondence between Rev Dr G.L. Prestige and Harold William Bradfield, the Bishop of Bath and Wells regarding an invitation to Bradfield to speak at the Annual Synod of the Moravian Church in the British Isles, 4-9 Jan 1950; correspondence between Geoffrey Fisher, Archbishop of Canterbury and Rev F.E. Birtill, Chairman of the Provinicial Board of the Moravian Church concerning the Church's 500th anniversary of its founding in Bohemia, 5-17 Nov 1954; response from Waddams to an enquiry concerning progress towards closer relations with the Moravian Church, 14-19 Nov 1956; correspondence between Fisher and Professor Sir Douglas Savory concerning articles by Savory on the Moravian Church for consideration during the Lambeth Conference, 30 May-5 Jun 1957; draft article on the Moravian Church by Rev Dewi Morgan for Church Illustrated with feedback from Rev John Satterthwaite, 17 Mar-May 1960; letter from Rev J.H. Foy to William Greer, the Bishop of Manchester enquiring as to why the Moldavian Church was not included in consultations between the Anglican Church and some Free Churches on the subject of Church Union, 24 Dec 1963; correspondence between Rev Canon E. Sambayya and Satterthwaite concerning the need to re-ordain a priest seeking to join from the Moldavian Church, 4-10 Jan 1964; correspondence concerning the possibility of resuming conversations with the Moravian Church and the suggestion that they should appointing a special Commission for the purpose, with letters from Satterthwaite, Michael Ramsey - Archbishop of Canterbury, Falkner Allison - Bishop of Winchester, Greer, 23 Jan-6 Nov 1964; correspondence between Sylvia Freck and Allison deferring further discussion of the Moravian Church, 6-7 Feb 1967; enquiry concerning a retired Moravian minister preaching at a church in the Diocese of Chichester, 29-31 Mar 1967; extract from 'Ecumenical Information from Czechoslovakia', Vol XIV, No.1 (121), June 1967 concerning the General Synod of the Moravian Church in Czechoslovakia.

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