Category Archives: Churches

Celebrating the Legacies of Two Churches

Two churches in the Diocese of the South will make 2019 their last year of services. “We usually get sad about a church closing its doors, but I think we should celebrate the ministry,” said Archbishop Foley Beach at the 2019 Synod meeting. And in that spirit, we will. “For everything there is a season, […]

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Songwriting at Synod and Beyond, with Musician Rachel Wilhelm

Rachel Wilhelm leading musical worship at Synod 2018; Archbishop Foley Beach worships in background. “I’ve been writing songs from Scripture since I was a girl, and am still learning the craft as I go. It’s not as easy as we may think, but there are ways to make it simpler.” Singer/songwriter Rachel Wilhelm will lead […]

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Every ADOTS Parish to Receive “Generosity Box” from The Evergreen Project

The ADOTS Standing Committee has voted to cover the cost for every parish in the diocese to receive the fall 2019 stewardship support box from The Evergreen Project, called the “Generosity Box.” This resource aims to help churches live out Generosity as a formational practice, tailored to the needs of Anglican churches. Canon David Roseberry […]

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Rev. Michael Fry Appointed Dean of West GA Convocation

The Anglican Diocese of the South heartily welcomes the Rev. Michael Fry as Dean of the West Georgia Convocation! Fr. Michael has served as Rector of All Saints in Peachtree City, GA — southwest of Atlanta — for nearly 12 years. Prior to All Saints, he served parishes in Texas and California for 13 years. […]

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Administrative Ministry: A “Field of Vision” with Virginia Smith of Holy Cross

God sees in us what we do not… and often others see it, too. This was the case for Virginia Smith, whose tendencies toward administration in life were clear to those around her, and led to a change she didn’t see coming. “One of my spiritual gifts is administration, and I naturally engage in leadership […]

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