Category Archives: Updates

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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Prayer and Scripture Readings for Holy Week

We now have resources for families and individuals to prepare for and observe Holy Week. 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 day. It also includes the daily collect from Morning Prayer for each day. […]

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Who Goes to the ACNA Assembly?

Assembly 2017 is a time for all Anglicans in North America to worship, connect, and be inspired for the coming years as a body. In our previous post highlighting Archbishop Foley’s invitation to attend Assembly 2017, we mentioned that the assemblies are not just a meeting of delegates and clergy, all conferring for some decision-making. […]

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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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