THE CHALLENGEFor the 2022 Contest the Archbishop invites entrants to submit an essay telling how the church can effectively deal with controversial social issues of the day, while being true to the gospel and remaining loving to the people?” These topics could relate to but are not limited to the following:
- Self-adopted sexual identity
- Critical Race Theory
- Censoring or canceling people
- Tolerating criminal behavior
- Abortion as birth control
WHO MAY ENTERThe Clergy Category is open to ACNA priests and deacons. The Lay Category is open to lay persons who are active members of an ACNA church.
PRIZESFor Clergy Entrants
SPONSORSHIPThe Annual Contest is presented by Anglican House Publishers, a Ministry Partner of the Anglican Church in North America.
JUDGING THE CONTESTThe contest will be judged in the blind by a panel of Anglican House board members and authors.
Submissions will be assigned a numeric code to facilitate the blind judging process.
Essays will be judged on these points:
6:00 p.m. EST August 31, 2022. Winners will be announced not later than November 30, 2022.
Essays must be submitted as Word documents not exceeding 2,500 words. Click on ESSAY CONTEST at anglicanhousepublishers.org for the Contest Rules. Submission before the absolute deadline is encouraged to avoid swamping the judging process.