The Episcopal Church and the Anglican Church in Japan

Presented by the Center for Anglican Communion Studies

Join us on Wednesday, February 13 for a pair of lectures offering two takes on the history of the Anglican Church in Japan, Nippon Sei Ko Kai, and the role that the U.S. Episcopal Church, particularly the Rt. Rev. Channing Moore Williams, played in its founding.

11:00-11:50 a.m. Addison Academic Center, Room 113
The Rev. Robert Pritchard, Ph.D. will give the first lecture, "The Theological Background of the Episcopal Mission to Japan". Dr. Pritchard is the Arthur Lee Kinsolving Professor of Theology in America and Instructor in Liturgy at Virginia Theological Seminary.

There will be a break for lunch from 12:00-1:00 p.m.

1:00 p.m. Addison Academic Center, Room 101

The Rev. Dr. Peter Akira Iwaki will give the second lecture, "Bishop C.M. Williams' Contribution to the Foundation of the Nippon Sei Ko Kai." Dr. Iwaki is the Dean Emeritus of Osaka Cathedral and Professor of Anglicanism at Bishop Williams Theological Seminary in Kyoto. 

There will be a brief reception with coffee and refreshments in the Flamingo at 2:00 p.m., following the second lecture. The Flamingo is located on the lower level of Addison Academic Center. 

Participants are invited to attend either lecture independently or both together. Click here to register.
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