Category Archives: Synod

Mission Matters Workshop: Better Building Projects

Rick Thurman is President of The Trinity Group, a project management company serving as an in-house design and construction team for large and small commercial organizations, as well as non-profit groups. In his Synod 2017 workshop, he’ll discuss why only ten percent of church building projects are completed without difficulty, and how churches can overcome […]

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Mission Matters Workshop: Leading Bible Studies

Deacon Diane Pitzl serves as the main service coordinator for Red Bank Chapel in Chattanooga, TN. She has spent 30 years studying and teaching Scripture to others and is hosting our workshop on Leading Bible Studies during Synod 2017. Do you have a favorite story of how God has impacted your life through leading or being […]

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Synod Workshop: Intercessory Prayer

Ty Bragg is Minister of Music at Trinity Anglican Church, Douglasville, GA. A prayer and lay leader, Bragg is currently Coordinator for ADOTS Intercessors, and is leading our workshop on Intercessory Prayer during Synod 2017. Sometimes praying for others is more of a passing thought than an intentional practice. How do you think people and […]

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In His Presence: Spiritual Formation Workshop Simple tools for helping people receive God’s provision

The Rev.Summer Gross serves as a deacon and Director of Soul Care at Holy Cross Cathedral, Loganville, GA. She’ll be leading our workshop on Spiritual Formation during Synod 2017.  “The longest journey in life is the one from the head to the heart.” – Ravi Zacharias How do people move from knowledge to relationship, from […]

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Synod Workshop: Sharing Your Unique Parish

Rachel Moorman is Communications Associate for ADOTS and will be leading our workshop on Church Communications at Synod 2017. “Now there are varieties of gifts, but the same Spirit; and there are varieties of service, but the same Lord; and there are varieties of activities, but it is the same God who empowers them all in everyone.” – 1 Corinthians […]

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Synod Worship: Organist James Sowell

James Sowell is the organist at Holy Cross Cathedral and will be sharing his musical gifts with us during worship at Synod 2017. What do you love about playing the organ as part of liturgical worship? I love playing the organ and piano for our worship services at Holy Cross because it allows me to […]

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Synod Workshop: Relational, Intentional Youth Ministry

Jessica Greiner is the Youth and Family Ministry Director at All Saints Anglican, Peachtree City, GA. In ministry for ten years – and in the field of education for 20 – Greiner is passionate about relational ministries to children and families and will be hosting our workshop on Youth Ministry at Synod 2017. What does […]

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Synod Workshop: Reaching Out to Immigrants

Christine Jones is Director of Mobilization for the Anglican Relief and Development Fund, and serves on the Immigration Legal Aid Steering Team at Restoration Anglican Church in Arlington, VA where she and her family attend. With her husband Andrew’s long career in International Development, she has lived in Ecuador, Kenya, and Rwanda, and later traveled […]

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Synod Spotlight: Musicians Matthew & Micah Macaulay

Leading musical worship this year during Synod 2017 are Matthew and Micah Macaulay, who serve as worship leaders at Red Bank Chapel, Chattanooga, TN. They became newlyweds earlier this year, but their journey with music together began 14 years ago.  The couple met at college in Australia in 2003 – Matthew being from England and […]

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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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Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Workshop

Victoria Schwartz is certified in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, and as a trainer for the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd in all three age levels. She is a founding board member of the Atlanta Area CGS Regional Group – offering support and ongoing formation for catechists – and speaks at regional and national conferences […]

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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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Mission Matters Conference: Registration Now Open!

Registration is now open for Mission Matters: Conference and Synod 2017! Mission Matters: ADOTS Conference and Synod 2017 How can local churches be on mission in today’s world? What can we be doing to reach our communities with the Gospel through our local churches and church plants? Join us as we gather to worship, re-connect, […]

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Canon Dan Alger to Speak at ADOTS Conference & Synod

Canon Dan Alger, the Director of Always Forward and the ACNA Provincial Canon for Church Planting will be our plenary speaker for the 2017 “Mission Matters” Conference and Synod of the Anglican Diocese of the South. Canon Dan also serves as the ADOTS Canon for Church Planting. The Conference will be held November 3-4, 2017 […]

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ADOTS Conference & Synod 2016 Roundup

“The Harvest is Plentiful…” Archbishop Foley Beach, Synod Worship Message But the workers are few… During evening worship at Synod 2016, Archbishop Foley Beach reminded us of the calling we all have as laity and clergy to be ministering to those around us in need, using Christ’s example in Luke 10 – a theme for […]

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