Are Anglicans and Methodists really about to unite after 200 years of schism?

It’s crunch time for the Church of England and the Methodist Church.

They are facing a crucial decision this year – the CofE in February and the Methodist Church, assuming all goes well, in July. They have to decide whether their churches can share ministry, to the extent that an Anglican priest could minister in a Methodist church or – more to the point – a Methodist minister or ‘presbyter’ as many like to be described, could minister in an Anglican one. It’s a big deal; both are thinly spread, particularly in rural areas, and an arrangement like this could be very helpful.

crunch time for the Church of England and the Methodist Church. They are facing a crucial decision this year – the CofE in February and the Methodist Church, assuming all goes well, in July. They have to decide whether their churches can share ministry, to the extent that an Anglican priest could minister in a Methodist church or – more to the point – a Methodist minister or ‘presbyter’ as many like to be described, could minister in an Anglican one. It’s a big deal; both are thinly spread, particular

Source: Christian Today

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