Issue No. 13Wednesday 5 August 1998
The Official Newspaper of the
Lambeth Conference

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Sculptor William Fairbank will speak tomorrow at 7.30pm at Canterbury's historic Eastbridge Hospital, where an exhibition of his woodworks,``The Forest Stations,'' is currently displayed in a configuration based upon the Stations of the Cross. Crafted from 139 varieties of wood, the sculptures seek to ``express urgent contemporary global themes which relate to the issues of the Lambeth Conference programme.'' The exhibit is mounted in the Undercroft of the Hospital, which dates from the 12th century as a hostel for poor pilgrims visiting the Shrine of St Thomas of Canterbury. The Hospital is located on the King's Bridge where St Peter's Street joins the High Street.

Confidential Survey on Sexuality: Primus Richard Holloway reminds bishops to meet today's 12noon deadline for returning their survey responses to the Porter's Lodge in Eliot College. Responses should be placed in the box marked `LGCM Survey.' Results will be tabulated by the London-based Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement.

Internet resources: Conference participants may collect from the Enquiry Office a free information pack detailing the work and ministry of the Church Pastoral Aid Society. Each pack includes a CD containing useful information about accessing the World Wide Web, and details about related Christian directories.

Bargain for Bishops: What makes Anglicanism special? Answers from scholars all around the Communion are given in Anglicanism: A Global Communion, a major new work published just last month. Copies---available at up to 75 percent off the published price---can be obtained from the CEFACS stand in the Market Place. Books are priced at £5 for bishops from developing world nations; £15 for others (Post-Lambeth price: £20).

Beer for Bishops (today...while stocks last): Local brewery Shepherd Neame is teaming with SPCK to celebrate 300 years; each enterprise was started in the year 1698. Conference participants are invited to visit the SPCK bookstall at 6.15pm today in the Market Place to sample one of the local brews:``Bishop's Finger.''

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