Category Archives: Updates

First-ever joint ACNA/NALC conference, Archbishop Beach Speaking

February 13-15, 2020 Sheraton Orlando North The Anglican Church in North America and the North American Lutheran Church would both describe themselves as “Great Commission” churches—committed to the Lord’s charge to “Go, make disciples…baptize…teach…” (Matthew 28:19-20). Other Christian bodies in North America share the same focus, but lack the commitment to the key role of Word and Sacrament in […]

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An Invitation to the Evergreen Project from Archbishop Beach

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Ministry, The Evergreen Project has collected great ideas from other leaders and churches to help you end the calendar year in a financially strong way. I want to you see some of the creative thinking that is already going on in the areas of stewardship and generosity. Here are two […]

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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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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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