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The Diocese of South Carolina to be received into the Anglican Church in North America


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Provincial Council on June 27 will officially receive the Diocese of South Carolina into the ACNA.

Over 1,400 Anglican leaders from North America are being joined by Primates, Archbishops, and bishops from around the Anglican Communion. The Assembly and the meeting of the Provincial Council will be livestreamed. Click here for livestream information.

This will be the first year the Diocese of South Carolina sends an official delegation.  During the Council meeting, on the morning of June 27, the Council will receive the Diocese of South Carolina into the ACNA.

The Diocese of South Carolina voted March 11, 2017, to affiliate with the Anglican Church in North America (ACNA). The vote, which was held during their 226th Convention, was unanimous in both orders (clergy and laity).

Established in 1785, the Diocese of South Carolina was one of the nine original dioceses of The Episcopal Church in the United States that organized after the American Revolution. The Diocese of South Carolina includes 53 active churches, with 22,149 baptized members and 142 clergy. The average Sunday attendance is 9,085. They will become the largest diocese in the Anglican Church in North America.

For more information on the Diocese of South Carolina, visit their website here.