Category Archives: Synod

Liturgy in a New Generation: Winfield Bevins on Mission

Mission Matters is the annual ADOTS Conference & Synod. Our plenary speaker, the Rev. Dr. Winfield Bevins, will address our mission and discuss his experiences with young adults drawn to liturgical faith. His latest book Ever Ancient, Ever New: The Allure of Liturgy for a New Generation, forthcoming in March 2019, tells these stories and […]

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Synod Business Meeting 2017 Roundup

“As We Go, We Make Disciples” Synod Address from Archbishop Foley Beach & Delegates Meeting November 4, 2017 Archbishop Foley Beach stressed again at this year’s Synod that the Anglican Diocese of the South must stand guard against becoming institutionalized Christianity. “Our most important assets in our congregations are not the buildings and the financial […]

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Mission Matters: Lay Leaders Gathering

Dr. Susan Ridgell is a lay leader at Apostles Anglican in Knoxville, TN, and is facilitating the Lay Leaders Gathering on Friday afternoon of Synod 2017. What do you enjoy most about the lay leaders gathering? Finding that others throughout the diocese have similar experiences and challenges as our church; seeing the dedication to lay […]

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Mission Matters Workshop: Better Building Projects

Rick Thurman is President of The Trinity Group, a project management company serving as an in-house design and construction team for large and small commercial organizations, as well as non-profit groups. In his Synod 2017 workshop, he’ll discuss why only ten percent of church building projects are completed without difficulty, and how churches can overcome […]

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Mission Matters Workshop: Leading Bible Studies

Deacon Diane Pitzl serves as the main service coordinator for Red Bank Chapel in Chattanooga, TN. She has spent 30 years studying and teaching Scripture to others and is hosting our workshop on Leading Bible Studies during Synod 2017. Do you have a favorite story of how God has impacted your life through leading or being […]

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