The current Archbishop

The Most Rev. Dr. Jackson Ole Sapit
(Enthroned the Sixth Anglican Church of Kenya Archbishop on 3rd July 2016)

P.O. Box 40502- 00100, Nairobi
Tel Office +254-20-2714753/3
Fax. +254-20-2718442

1. The Archbishop shall have the following functions:

a) To exercise spiritual leadership in the Anglican Church of Kenya and to have and hold such authority and rights of supervision as are committed to him in virtue of his office in accordance with the provisions of the ACK Constitution and the several Diocesan Constitutions.

b) To summon and to preside over the Provincial Synod or its Standing Committee and the House of Bishops and the Episcopal Synod.

c) To perform the duties assigned to him under Article XI on Election of Bishops and any Canon connected therewith.

d) To visit officially any Diocese of the Province as Metropolitan in accordance with any Canon in that behalf.

e) To represent the Province in its relation to the rest of the Anglican Communion and to other Churches, and on its behalf correspond with other metropolitans.

f) To be the spokesman of the Church in national and international issues and forums in consultation with the House of Bishops where necessary.

g) To perform such other duties as may be entrusted to him by the Provincial Synod.

2. The Archbishop may at any time invite the Bishops of the Province to meet with him for spiritual fellowship and counsel on the problems that arise in the exercise of their Episcopal office. But no resolution shall be passed at such meeting, and agreements reached between the Bishops shall be binding only by consent and shall have no legal force.


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