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Planting Story: St. Brendan’s Sets Sail in Maryville, TN

Members of Apostles Anglican and Old North Abbey in Knoxville, TN are joining together to plant St. Brendan’s Anglican in Maryville, which is just south of Knoxville. The church has been meeting as a small group since spring of last year, holding their first liturgical service January 8, 2017. Fr. Jack King, Rector at Apostles, […]

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Join us! Archbishop Foley Invites ADOTS Churches to Assembly 2017

“We have been given God’s message for all humanity in the Good News of Jesus Christ, and North America is in need of His Word.” – Archbishop Foley Beach The single most important national conference for Anglicans will be hosted at Wheaton College in Chicago this summer, June 27-30. Assembly 2017 will draw over 1,000 leaders from across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, and Archbishop Foley – also Bishop for […]

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Youth Retreat! West Georgia Youth Gather

“It was a glorious time… It was filled with the Holy Spirit the whole weekend and it was just incredible.” – The Very Rev. Don Hutchens Every January, the youth from All Saints Anglican in Peachtree City, GA gather after the busyness of the holidays to refocus on Christ for the new year. This year […]

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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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Beeson Offering Post-M.Div. Anglican Studies

Already completed your Master of Divinity, but not studied Anglicanism? Starting this fall, Beeson Divinity is offering a new “Anglican Intensives” program, designed for those who have completed an M.Div. in a non-Anglican denomination and now wish to study Anglican theology. Dr. Gerald McDermott, Anglican Chair of Divinity at Beeson and director of its Anglican […]

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Lent Readings and Prayers for Individuals and Families

Lent is approaching!  Check out our resource for families and individuals to prepare for and observe Ash Wednesday and each Sunday in Lent. Prepared by Rachel Moorman, ADOTS Communications Associate, this guide will help you pray that week’s collect, and then follow a Gospel reading guide in preparation for the upcoming Sunday. It also includes […]

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Why Your Church Needs Electronic Giving Options and How To Provide it!

Cashless Tithes: A Guide to Mobile Giving By Rachel Moorman (news@adots.org). As more of our finances go increasingly paperless, many churches are finding a more convenient – and perhaps steadier – stream of donations through online and mobile giving. A number of online services to help churches manage their paperless tithes have popped up in […]

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Black History Month

February is Black History Month, celebrating the contributions of African Americans to our society. ADOTS leader and member Ty Bragg will be a part of the March to Freedom concert on Sunday, February 12th. March to Freedom: Songs of Sorrow, Justice & Hope is a concert by the renowned Trey Clegg Singers. The Trey Clegg Singers are a […]

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My Reflection on the Summit for Life and March for Life: Fr. Laird Bryson

Fr. Laird Bryson’s first attempt to get to Washington, D.C. for the Anglicans for Life Summit landed him upside down in a ditch – a result of the massive snowstorm that was sweeping through the South and up the east coast this time last year. Needless to say, he didn’t get out of Tennessee. This […]

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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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