Last weekend clergy and laity from around the diocese gathered to worship, learn, and discern.
Friday Worship and Sermon by Bishop Frank Lyons
On Friday night, Bishop Frank Lyons preached at our annual Eucharist of the Diocese.
Bishop Frank assists Archbishop Foley in providing episcopal pastoral care and leadership including confirmations and ordinations, and leading the deans, along with other areas of leadership and care.
The Rt. Rev. Dr. Frank Lyons is a graduate of Wheaton College and holds four graduate degrees from Wheaton Graduate School, Nashotah Theological Seminary, Fuller Theological Seminary, and Carey Theological College. He and his wife served as overseas missionaries with Society of Anglican Missionaries and Senders (SAMS) for 25 years. He began serving here in January 2015.
Saturday Plenary Session: “The Allure of Liturgy among Young Adults” with Winfield Bevins
On Saturday morning we were joined by Dr. Winfield Bevins. He is the Director of Church Planting at Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky. He also directs Asbury’s Anglican Formation program. As a seasoned practitioner, he has helped plant several churches and has used his experience to train leaders from around the world. He is the author of several books including his forthcoming book Ever Ancient Ever New: The Allure of Liturgy for a New Generation (Zondervan, 2018). As an author, one of his passions is the intersection of spiritual formation and mission. He and his wife Kay, have three school aged children and live in the Bluegrass state of Kentucky.