Category Archives: Clergy

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Meet Four New Rectors and a Dean

The Diocese of the South is happy to welcome four new rectors to the Diocese in the last 18 months, along with a new Dean for Holy Cross Cathedral. Canon Greg Goebel assisted churches in their search process and is excited about the new leaders in our Diocese. “When the bishop asked me to take […]

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ADOTS Partners with Asbury Anglican Institute to Offer an Anglican Formation Certificate Online Program

Created to provide Anglican formation in your setting, guided by your clergy mentor. In the past, some aspirants have completed seminary and then “read for orders” to complete their Anglican formation. ADOTS has partnered with Asbury Anglican Institute to create a program that provides a non-credit certificate level  set of courses that allow the learner […]

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Clergy Retreat Speaker: Bishop Bill

Bishop Bill Murdoch will be our retreat speaker for the 2017 Clergy retreat, Feb 8-10 at Shocco Springs Retreat Center in Talladega, Alabama.  Registration for clergy and aspirants is now open. From the Anglican Diocese of New England: The Rt. Rev. William Murdoch (“Bishop Bill”) was appointed Bishop of the Anglican Diocese in New England in […]

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Clergy and Mental Health

by Dr. Steven Snook, Ph.D., special for ADOTS Connections. The Clergy Health Initiative at the Duke Divinity School conducted survey research and found that pastors experienced rates of depression that were double (11.1 percent) that of the general population (5.5 percent).  Anxiety rates were 13.5 percent for pastors and seven percent of clergy reported experiencing […]

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