Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Church of England Evangelical Council?
Founded in 1960 by John Stott, CEEC has for over fifty years sought to bring together evangelicals in the Church of England.
Why is CEEC relaunching?
Over recent years CEEC has reviewed and consulted widely on its structure
and work. We have identified what we believe is needed at this time given the
opportunities and challenges for evangelicals in the Church of England.
In June 2014 CEEC agreed a new constitution and appointed a new
Chair and President.
Who are the new CEEC leadership?
The (new) Chair of the Council is Hugh Palmer, Rector of All Souls, Langham Place.
The (new) President is Julian Henderson, Bishop of Blackburn. A (new) Council met
for the first time in January 2015 and appointed a group to take forward the vision
What is the new CEEC vision and strategy?
The CEEC’s vision is that for mission and evangelism to flourish CEEC :
• Should encourage and equip evangelicals in the Church of England to keep
mission and evangelism as a permanent priority,
• Will facilitate biblical teaching and equipping,
• Will advocate the presence and engagement of evangelicals in the structures and life of the Church of England,
• Will promote and pursue unity amongst evangelicals.
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