Category Archives: Synod

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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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Dive Deeper: Encouraging Volunteerism

“I feel all thin, sort of stretched, if you know what I mean…” J.R.R. Tolkien’s line from The Fellowship of the Ring undoubtedly resonates with church leaders looking to staff ministries and keep volunteers – and volunteers may feel the same. In a society spread too thin, Sam Garrison recommends churches dive deep. Garrison, an […]

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Conference Speaker Spotlight: Susan Ridgell

  Susan and her husband Joe Dickey are parishioners at Apostles Anglican Church in Knoxville, Tennessee. She just completed a three-year vestry term, serving one year as Senior Warden and two years as Junior Warden. Susan also serves as Organist for Apostles’ traditional service and assists in choir and worship leadership. Prior to joining Apostles when […]

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Workshops at Synod 2014

Don’t miss out on these great workshops!  Register today at www.adots.org/synod2014! This Year’s Workshops: “The Power of Prayer: How to Build or Renew an Intercessory Prayer Ministry”  Speaker: Ty Bragg “Music and Grace” Speaker: Mark Miller “The Emotionally Healthy Church” Speaker: Emily King, M.Ed., M.A. “Save Persecuted Christians: Supporting Suffering Brothers and Sisters” Speaker: Dale […]

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Network Groups at Synod 2014

What are Networks?   At Synod 2014, we will be providing time for network groups to meet alongside our workshops. These are groups of people in similar ministries who connect across the diocese. This strengthens our relationships, and allows us to share resources.  Don’t miss this opportunity to meet other people in your ministry area, and to […]

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Synod 2014 Registration Now Available!

Synod is a time for us to worship, fellowship, learn, and discern together. While important decisions are made in our plenary sessions, there are many other excellent events going on. During our plenary sessions, lay delegates who have been elected by member congregations and resident clergy have “seat, voice and vote.” Even if you aren’t […]

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Posters and Graphics for Synod 2014

Synod Promotion Materials Help us get the word out for Synod 2014! Click on the images below to download a printable flyer/poster, and a graphic for your website or social media sites. Here is a graphic and a .pdf poster for use in churches to help folks “save the dates” for Synod 2014. These flyers […]

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Registration Now Open for Synod 2013!

Synod is a time for us to worship, fellowship, learn, and discern together. While important decisions are made in our plenary sessions, there are many other excellent events going on.  During our plenary sessions, lay delegates who have been elected by member congregations and resident clergy have “seat, voice and vote.” Even if you aren’t […]

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