Ecumenical Documents & Dialogues
The Ecumenical Handbook – Handbook_Current_2015
The Ecumenical Handbook is the place to start for information on the Episcopal Church’s dialogues and how we order ourselves for Ecumenical Work.
World Council of Churches “Convergence” Documents
The “Convergence” documents of the WCC are more descriptive than prescriptive. They show how much the various churches involved in the WCC have in common. BEM has become the basis for most bi and multi lateral dialogues.
Baptism, Eucharist, and Ministry (BEM) (1982)
The Church: Towards a Common Vision (2013)
Documents of the Anglican-Roman Catholic International Commission including “The Gift of Authority” and “Mary: Grace and Hope in Christ”
Documents of the Anglican-Roman Catholic Consultation USA
Anglican (CofE) -Methodist
Documents of the International Commission for the Anglican-Orthodox Theological Dialogue including “The Church of the Triune God.”
Called to Common Mission. – the Full Communion agreement with the ELCA and Supporting documents.
Called to Common Mission on the Episcopal Asset Map
A Theological Foundation for Full Communion between The Episcopal Church and The United Methodist Church (2010)
Make us one with Christ – A study guide for the Interim Eucharistic Sharing Agreement between The Episcopal Church and the United Methodist Church.
United Methodist-Episcopal Church Common Guidelines for Interim Eucharistic Sharing
The Facebook Page for the Episcopal Church – United Methodist Dialogue
Finding our Delight in the Lord – the full communion agreement between the Moravian Church and the Episcopal Church.
Documents produced by the Anglican-Roman Catholic Consultation USA.
Full Communion Agreement Coordinating Committees
Lutheran/Episcopal Coordinating Committee (LECC)
Dr. Mitzi Budde (ELCA) and the Rev. Betty Gamble (UMC) discuss the work of Coordinating Committees, which help with implementation of full communion agreements. Dr. Budde serves on the Lutheran/Episcopal Coordinating Committee (LECC) and Betty Gamble serves on the Methodist/Lutheran committee. Filmed at a joint EDEIO/LERN/UMEIT Plenary at the National Workshop on Christian Unity in Columbus Ohio in April of 2013.
Documents from this talk:
Dr. Budde’s Power Point Presentation in PDF Format
Plans and Timeline of the LECC
Moravian/Episcopal Coordinating Committee (MECC)
2009 Resolution A074 – Theological Statement on Interreligious Relation
Presentation by The Rev. Canon Doctor Denise Yarbrough on the 2009 Episcopal Statement on Interreligious Relations
Presentation by Lucinda Mosher, Td. D. on the history of Interfaith Relations in the Episcopal Church
National Workshop on Christian Unity (NWCU)
Office of Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations
Guidelines for Reception and Confirmation for Persons Joining the Episcopal Church
Other Ecumenical Networks
CADEIO (Roman Catholic)
LERN (ELCA Lutheran)
Institute for Ecumenical ResearchEdit