Religious Freedom Resources
Challenges to Religious Liberty: Practical Tips to Articulate Your Ministry's Identity and Purpose and to Strengthen Your Legal Rights by Scott Ward, Chancellor to the Diocese of the Mid-Atlantic and the Anglican Church in North America.
Challenges to Religious Liberty Webinar PowerPoint Presentation (2015)
Anglican Church in North America College of Bishops Statement on Marriage (June 2015)
Two Views of Religious Liberty, by Scott Ward, Chancellor to the Diocese of the Mid-Atlantic and the Anglican Church in North America.
Frequently Asked Questions For Congregations and Clergy About the Supreme Court’s Same-Sex Marriage Decision
Scott Ward, Chancellor of the Diocese of the Mid-Atlantic and the Anglican Church in North America (ACNA), presents a short meditation on religious freedom lessons from Daniel during his report to the ACNA Provincial Council in June 2015:
Teaching on Daniel - Audio
Teaching on Daniel - Video
Synod 2015 Plenary Session
Religious Freedom Concerns in Light of the Supreme Court Ruling (audio)
Synod 2015 Workshop
Challenges to Religious Liberty: Practical Tips to Articulate Your Church’s Religious Identity and to Strengthen Your Legal Rights (audio) and Video
This breakout session outlines the primary legal challenges that churches, clergy, and lay members will face in the post-Obergefell culture and will provide legal and practical recommendations and resources to help churches protect their legal rights and their ministries in this rapidly changing cultural and legal environment.
Scott Ward is Chancellor of the Diocese of the Mid-Atlantic, as well as Chancellor of The Falls Church Anglican, CANA and the Anglican Church in North America. He is an attorney and managing owner of Gammon & Grange and has extensive experience in religious freedom issues, having consulted on numerous amicus briefs and on proposed federal legislation. He received his A.B. from the College of William & Mary (Williamsburg, VA, 1986) and his J.D. from Yale Law School (New Haven, CT, 1989).