Founded 1864, and a registered charity (Νο 1205229), the association has the following aim:
To advance the Christian religion, particularly by teaching members of the Anglican and Orthodox Churches about each other, in order to prepare the way for an ultimate union between them, in accordance with our Lord's prayer that "all may be one". All its members are urged to work and pray constantly to this end.
The association is under the co-Patronage of His All Holiness the Ecumenical Patriarch and His Grace the Lord Archbishop of Canterbury. Its Presidents are H.E The Archbishop of Thyateira and Great Britain, and the Lord Bishop of Southwark.
A journal, Koinonia is published two times a year and is sent free to all members. It seeks to maintain a balance of communicating news of the Association and promoting scholarly discussion. It is hoped that articles produced will provoke, stimulate and challenge.
Membership of the Association is £20 (GBP) per annum (£10 unwaged). Download an application form by clicking 'Join' in the menu bar above, or contact the secretary, see Contacts for more details.
The Association organises an annual Pilgrimage, an annual Constantinople Lecture, a summer Festival, as well as other events, which are open to members and their friends. Please click on 'Pilgrimages' and 'News' in the menu bar above for further information.
Although not primarily a grant making body, the Committee of the Association has limited funds which may be disbursed at its sole discretion. A grant application form may be downloaded by clicking 'Grants' in the menu bar above, or contact the secretary.