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Join the ADOTS Mission Roundtable at Mission Matters 2018!

Lay leaders and clergy from around ADOTS will share their own stories of mission – and discover how we can all more actively participate in local, national, and global missions – during the ADOTS Mission Roundtable pre-conference ahead of the Mission Matters Conference & Synod this November. Jenny Noyes, Executive Director for New Wineskins Missionary […]

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Pre-Synod Missions Roundtable

“BETTER TOGETHER” will be a reoccurring theme throughout the coming year. Anglicans who have the vision to reach the world with the Gospel of Jesus are coming together to facilitate that objective. On November 1, 2018, beginning at 1 P.M. on the campus of Holy Cross Cathedral, you are invited to an in depth discussion […]

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Celebrating 25 Years of Work Across the World: Anglican Frontier Missions

With its silver anniversary, Anglican Frontier Missions has published a new book with compelling stories of its work, and is urging the Church that there is still much work to be done. “AFM’s vision remains unchanged from our founding days: to mobilize the church to pray for and send missionaries to the largest and least-evangelized […]

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St. Patrick’s Helps Puerto Ricans Rebuild

The people of Puerto Rico are continuing to recover from what is considered to be the worst natural disaster to ever hit the island – Hurricane Maria. When Maria made landfall last September as a Category 4 storm, it decimated the country’s infrastructure and left thousands homeless. Eight adults and seven high school students from […]

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Uganda Christian University Visits Atlanta

Vice Chancellor of Uganda Christian University to Visit ADOTS.  Dr. John Senyonyi traveling to churches in early April. “It is important to recognise that education is the forming of minds and lives that eventually manage the affairs of nations.” – Dr. John Senyonyi, Vice Chancellor, Uganda Christian University Dr. John Senyonyi was passing through the […]

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An ADOTS Priest Goes to Myanmar: Opportunities to Serve

Anglican Groups Connect for Northern Myanmar Bible School. In rural northern Myanmar – a place where the most educated earn $30-$50 a month – the Kachin people in the Myitkyina Diocese saved up enough money to buy an 18-acre plot of land. Their hope for that land: a Bible school. “You have these young men […]

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For the Good of Our Communities: Gleaning in the 21st Century

By Deacon Lauri Moyle, Community Chaplain with Anglican Church of the Redeemer, Chattanooga, TN and founder of Thankful Gleaner, a social enterprise helping businesses connect with those in need. As a Community Chaplain, Deacon Lauri seeks the welfare of both the congregation and the city – participating in public arenas, offering counsel to the community, […]

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Workshop: Answering the Call to Short-Term Missions

The Rev. Chris Findley is Associate Rector of St. Patrick’s Anglican, Murfreesboro, TN, and is leading his workshop “Answering the Call: Small Churches & Short-Term Missions” during Synod 2017. How have you seen your parish benefit spiritually from the various short-term trips in which St. Patrick’s has been involved? It’s really opened up our eyes […]

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Reaching the Next Generation: Engaging, Teaching, Discipling Millennials

The Rev. Al Allison and his wife Heather planted Red Bank Chapel – a chapel of The Mission Chattanooga – in 2013, opening a coffee shop and parents’ day out program. Fr. Al has been pastoring the millennial generation since 2001 and is leading his workshop “Reaching the Next Generation: Engaging, Teaching, Discipling Millennials” during […]

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Youth Summer Service Missions

Summer may be a break from school, but it’s not necessarily a break from learning. Many students around the diocese will be heading back to school knowing more about God, themselves, and the needs in their cities – thanks to service retreats supported by churches around ADOTS. Fr. Collin Setterberg and Student Ministry Assistant Tracie […]

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When a Tiny Church Decides to Give Big

“It is a blessing for our ‘tiny little church with a great big God’ to be able to provide fresh water to small villages in India. The greatest blessing is to know people have been brought to Christ through our gifts.” – St. Stephen’s parishioner In the last three and a half years, St. Stephen’s Anglican […]

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Growing Hope in Rwanda

“I think this generation is going to be the one to see poverty end on the continent, if not in Rwanda.” – Joram Kimenyi, Tools for Hope In just a few short years, Joram Kimenyi and Richard Trevillian have turned a possibly unlikely friendship that began in Knoxville, TN, into a partnership that is dramatically […]

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The Hope of Jesus in Honduras: St. Patrick’s Anglican and Short-Term Missions

A team of 12 from St. Patrick’s in Murfreesboro, TN just recently returned from a short-term working trip in Honduras, and is encouraging other small- to mid-sized congregations in the diocese to consider a short-term trip of their own. The team spent the last week of January at the Hope of Jesus Children’s Home outside […]

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The Long Peace  

Because Christ Church of Atlanta is unable to use the space they rent for other fellowship time, their Peace time lasts anywhere from five to ten minutes and gives an extended opportunity for parishioners to connect with one another. To those who are accustomed to a typical passing of the Peace during Sunday liturgy: get […]

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Register Now for ARDF’s Pilgrimage to Nepal

Now is the time to register for ARDF’s first-ever “Mission Pilgrimage” to Nepal in 2017! The trip will take place February 23 – March 5, and requires a $500 deposit by January 13. Pilgrims will journey through Kathmandu and earthquake-ravaged areas of the mountains – where the Anglican church is slowly rebuilding – with time […]

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