One of the largest and most wide ranging programmes the Relay Trust has embarked upon in 2023 has been the Anglican Discipleship Programme (ADP) in South Sudan.
In early August Doug Ingram (our COO), Daniel Magagnin (Regional Relationship Manager) and Ella Marshall (Regional Relationship Officer) travelled to Guinea to visit the Anglican Church within the country
Final year visit to the Church of the Internal Province of West Africa Doug Ingram continued to develop the Relay Trust’s relationship with the Internal
The Internal Province of West Africa Synod in Guinea Charles Raven and Doug Ingram recently had the pleasure of travelling to Conakry in Guinea to
The Episcopal Church of Sudan (ECS) is a relatively new independent Province of the Anglican Communion, having been established in 2017, following the split from the Episcopal Church of South Sudan.
Recent news about Ethiopia has been dominated by the civil war being waged in the north of the country between the government and Tigrayan rebels, but there is another story of rapidly growing churches in Africa’s second most populous country which I was able to experience first-hand on a recent visit. Of a population of some 110 million, 72 million are Christians, mainly Ethiopian Orthodox but with a rapidly growing minority of Evangelicals.
Out of a population of some 12 million, 5 million South Sudanese belong to the Episcopal Church of South Sudan (ECSS) which is part of the worldwide Anglican Communion. Since independence in 2011, South Sudan has suffered from a three-year civil war and endemic inter-communal violence along with frequent drought and flooding.
Doug served for 20 years as a commissioned officer in the British Army, specialising in medical supply and ammunition disposal, and spent a number of years serving across Western Europe, the Middle East and Central Asia.