Category Archives: Synod

Synod 2019 Business Meeting Summary

Prayer before evening worship, Synod 2019. “It’s been a privilege to serve the Lord in this place, in our diocese and the province, and representing you throughout the world,” said Archbishop Foley Beach in his address to the 2019 ADOTS Synod on Nov. 8. “I’ve been able to see many ways the Lord is working […]

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Archbishop Foley Encourages a Life of Generosity During Synod 2019

“Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal, but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” Matthew 6:19-21 […]

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Exciting Mission Update: Kibungo Diocese Clergy Training

Students at the Kibungo Diocesan Headquarters before their departure to seminary. During his visit to the Diocese of the South this past summer, Bishop Emmanuel Ntazinda of the Kibungo Diocese in Rwanda shared several possible projects that would help resolve immediate needs in their community. One project is sponsoring church pastors in obtaining their seminary […]

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Share Your Ministry at the Annual Lay Leaders Gathering!

Lay Leaders Gathering during Synod 2018. All lay people of the Diocese of the South are warmly invited to attend the Lay Leaders Gathering at the Mission Matters Conference & Synod 2019, which will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 8 of the conference. The gathering this year will be a roundtable-style event […]

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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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