Myanmar hosts summit on transforming churches and communities

By Rachel Farmer
Posted Aug 2, 2019

[Anglican Communion News Service] Representatives from 10 countries across Asia have taken part in a consultation affirming a new approach to whole-life transformation for local churches and communities, based on biblical principles and using local assets and talents to help bring about change.

Participants from India, Bangladesh, Nepal, the Philippines, Malaysia, Cambodia, Sri Lanka, and Myanmar, as well as Australia and the U.K., gathered in July to share their experiences and look at next steps.

The consultation in Yangon, Myanmar, was hosted by the Church of the Province of Myanmar and organized by the Anglican Alliance, in partnership with Tearfund, Episcopal Relief & Development and the Anglican Board of Mission, Australia. Its aim was to enable the various countries to learn from each other and see how these approaches are shaped by their unique context.

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