Category Archives: Ministries

Parish Nurses: Where Medicine and Ministry Meet

While she was in the middle of her 25-year career as a surgical nurse in the Atlanta area, Susan Boyette already had an idea of how she might serve others in her retirement. Fourteen years ago, one of her good friends – also a surgical nurse – left her career to serve as a parish […]

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Spanish Language Ministries: Bishop Mike Chapman

Meet Bishop Michael Chapman and ADOTS Spanish-Language Ministry “What do you know about Peru?” After 20 years of ministry – much of it in Hispanic and international communities – Bishop Mike Chapman and his wife Linda were seeking their next steps in prayer. Linda received a word: “Peru.” Bishop Mike replied, “I know the Anglican […]

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Gathering Anglican Men: Fellowship and Spiritual Formation

Once a month in Birmingham, AL, the men of Christ the King Anglican get together to share a meal, fellowship, and learn from a guest Anglican speaker on topics of Anglicanism and spiritual formation. “You wouldn’t believe the camaraderie that’s come out of this,” says Bill Hill, Chairman of Anglican Men, who had a vision […]

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The Anglicans for Life Summit and the March for Life 2017

“God is the creator of life and without us, unborn children have no one to speak up for them.” -Archbishop Foley Beach “Life is a gift from God and those gifts need to be protected. The unborn are the most vulnerable among us.” -Bishop Frank Lyons Why is ADOTS pro-life? Our constitution itself affirms life, […]

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Together Against Homelessness: Family Promise at St. Peter’s Birmingham

Four times a year, St. Peter’s Anglican in Birmingham, AL transforms their classrooms into bedrooms, stocks the kitchen, and prepares for a week of guests. They’re one of 15 churches around the city that opens their doors to host homeless families working to get back on their feet, as part of Family Promise: a national […]

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A Ministry of Care: Stephen Ministry in ADOTS

Stephen Ministries trains laypeople to walk alongside those with challenging life changes… not to fix the problem, but to be a support system available to the hurting. With 50 hours or more of training – and ongoing education – Stephen Ministers support those in a church’s community with issues of illness and dying, family changes, […]

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