The ACC-18 programme
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The ACC-18 programme (12 Feb. 2023).


The programme of the Anglican Consultative Council

The Church of the Province of West Africa will host ACC-18 in Accra, Ghana, from 12 to 19 February 2023.

The meeting’s agenda will be focused around the Anglican Communion’s five Marks of Mission, as we approach the 40th anniversary of their first adoption (as four Marks of Mission) by the 6th plenary meeting of the Anglican Consultative Council (ACC-6)), held in Badagry, Nigeria, in July 1984.

The full programme for ACC-18 will be published soon on a dedicated microsite – – along with the supporting papers and reports. The summary programme includes:

Day 1: Sunday 12 February
The first Mark of Mission: Tell

  • Presidential Address by the Archbishop of Canterbury
  • Opening Service at the Church of Christ the King, Legon
  • Opening Dinner, at the gracious invitation of the President of Ghana

Day 2: Monday 13 February:
The second Mark of Mission: Teach

  • Secretary General’s Report
  • Anglican Communion Commission on Evangelism and Discipleship
    (including Church Planting and Intentional Discipleship Networks)
  • Theological Education in the Anglican Communion
  • The Anglican Communion Science Commission
  • The Anglican Communion Safe Church Commission

Day 3: Tuesday 14 February
The third Mark of Mission: Tend

  • International Anglican Family Network
  • Anglican Health and Community Network
  • The Anglican Alliance
  • Inter-Anglican Standing Committee on Unity, Faith and Order
  • Anglican Interfaith Commission
  • Legal Adviser’s Network (Canon Law)
  • International Anglican Liturgical Consultation
  • Colleges and Universities of the Anglican Communion
  • First Resolutions discussion

Day 4: Wednesday 15 February

  • Visit to Cape Coast Castle
  • Service at Christ Church Cathedral
  • Tree planting at Bishopscourt for the Anglican Communion Forest

Day 5: Thursday 16 February
The fourth Mark of Mission: Transform

  • Gender Justice
  • International Anglican Women’s Network
  • Anglican Peace and Justice Network
  • Ecumenical Relationships and Dialogues
  • Second Resolutions discussion

Day 6: Friday 16 February
The fifth Mark of Mission: Treasure

  • Elections of Chair, Vice Chair and five members of the Standing Committee
  • Anglican Communion Environment Network
  • Anglican Indigenous Network
  • Anglican Communion representation at the United Nations
  • Anglican Communion Youth Network
  • Lusophone Network
  • Francophone Network

Day 7: Saturday 17 February

  • Third Resolutions discussion
  • Lambeth Conference Phase Three
  • Statements of Support
  • Gala Dinner, attended by the Vice President of Ghana

Day 8: Sunday 18 February

  • Visits to parishes in Accra
  • Closing Service at St George’s Garrison Anglican Church