[ACNS source: Province of the Anglican Church in South East Asia] The Extra-Ordinary Meeting of the Province of the Anglican Church in South East Asia was held in Kudat, Sabah, from 18-21 November to elect the next Primate for the Province.
A Retreat prior to the election was conducted by Bishop Paul Barnett, a retired Bishop of North Sydney. A special session for the delegates to discuss the need of the Province was scheduled at 9:00pm on 19 November immediately after the Retreat.
The Most Revd Datuk Yong Ping Chung, the Bishop of Sabah and the present Primate of the Province, was re-elected to serve until his retirement on 20 February 2006.
We praise and thank God for this successful Extra-Ordinary Provincial Synod Meeting. Please continue to pray for our Primate and the work and ministry he has to undertake as the Senior Leader of our Province.
The Most Revd Datuk Yong Ping Chung
Province of the Anglican Church in South East Asia