Category Archives: Updates

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Church Planting Story: The Long Road to Anglicanism in Clarksville, Tennessee

St. Brigid’s in Clarksville, TN just held its first Eucharistic service this past January, as a church plant out of St. Patrick’s in Murfreesboro, TN. The lay leaders for St. Brigid’s, Wesley and Shari Brown, have had a long journey to Anglicanism – beginning for Wesley while he worked at a Baptist bookstore as a […]

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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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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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Sub-Conferences: Gathering Together at Assembly 2017

Assembly 2017 will of course be filled with those times where – as one large body – we worship, receive Holy Eucharist, and learn together from the experiences of plenary speakers. But all who plan to attend Assembly are also invited to attend smaller sub-conferences and workshops – called Gatherings – that most appeal to […]

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Church Plant Story: Cleveland, Tennessee

The Mission Chattanooga is planting its sixth chapel in seven years – Cleveland Chapel – by taking the next steps with a core group of 60 people in Cleveland, TN, about 30 miles northeast of Chattanooga. For years, anywhere from 50 to 100 people have been making the 45-minute drive from Cleveland down to one […]

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North American ACNA Youth Gathering

In addition to participating in the adult conference, Anglican youth from around North America are invited to Assembly 2017 for their own full youth experience – a 3-day event with its own breakout sessions, prominent speakers and workshops, games and activities, worship, and an optional mission trip in the heart of Chicago. It’s the Provincial Youth […]

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Conference on Special Pastoral Intervention

June 6-8, 2017 Hosted and Led by Fr. Mark Quay, Director of Diocesan Deliverance Ministries Held at Holy Cross Anglican Cathedral, Loganville, Georgia Topics The nature of the demonic: insights from Scripture, church history, and missions Types of demonic attacks: demonization, diagnosis, and the relationship between mental or physical illness and demonization How to conduct […]

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Updated 2017 Prayer Calendar

Every Sunday and Feast Day, we pray for an ADOTS church or partner ministry in our churches, and in our homes. This Prayer Calendar has been updated for 2017 to reflect the recent growth of our church plants and worship locations:

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Share ACNA Assembly 2017 in Your Congregation! 

Assembly 2017 will be the largest Anglican event in North America this year, and with a dynamic lineup of speakers and ministry-specific workshops there is something for everyone. Speakers include: Ed Stetzer, Ben Kwashi, Louie Giglio, Lisa Espineli Chinn, Michael Nazir-Ali, Dave Ferguson, Tito Zavala, Daniel Carroll Rodas, and Miguel Uchoa. Tracks for youth, Latino […]

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Why Does the Pastor Need a Sabbatical?

And he said to them, “The Sabbath was made for man, not man for the Sabbath.”  Mark 2:27 As we come now to the end of Lent and enter Holy Week, with the busy seasons of Advent and Christmas none too far behind us, it’s been a probably-exhausting four or five months for clergy. And while shepherding their […]

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