+Philip Jones shares a bit about his upcoming sabbatical, which starts in mid-May and wraps up in late July.
By Robert+ Cook, Rector of St. Andrews Church, Little Rock, AR When I think of Good Friday, the word that most clearly comes to mind is surrender. I hear the echo of Jesus’ words as He prayed this most intimate prayer to His Father: “Abba, Father! All things are possible to you; take this cup away from me; yet, not what I want, but what you want.” (Mark 14:36) Every time I read this prayer, I cannot help but feel the tension of the call to surrender my will to God’s will. […]
Apostolic Vicar Philip Jones shares about the Holiest Days of Holy Week.
Nearly 200 clergy and lay members from AMiA churches joined their guests and others interested in learning more about building three stream Anglican churches and new worshiping communities for Winter Conference 2018. Focused on the theme “Come & See, Go & Tell”, we were encouraged to “Come & See” with fresh eyes, looking at God, [...]
As we enter Lent, we consider what it means to put earthly things to death. This week, Chris+ Myers, Associate Pastor of All Saints East Dallas, suggests questions we should ask ourselves in this season. “Put to death therefore what is earthly in you: sexual immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry. … Put on then, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience, bearing with one another, and if one has a complaint against another, forgive each other, as the Lord has forgiven you, so also must you forgive.” Colossians 3:3;12-13 There is a steely-eyed realism to Lent, beginning as it does on Ash Wednesday with that solemn remembrance of our mortality: “Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return.” To be marked with ashes in this way, to take heed that we are in fact mortal, is our individual and communal acknowledgement that death is the consequence not ultimately of natural causes but of sin. The ashes speak to our mortality and to our estrangement from God without Christ. […]
Last month, 11 members of the Anglican Mission traveled to Gisenyi, Rwanda and Kagera, Tanzania for the third installment of the Apolo2 and Musa formation programs. Each program took place over the course of a week, offering clergy members of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Tanzania the opportunity for further theological training as [...]
As this Advent season draws to a close, we would like to profile, albeit briefly, the numerous ways some of our member churches are serving and loving their communities. Grace Northridge in San Antonio, Texas, once again reached out to Lamar Elementary School, this time by creating the Loving Lamar Christmas Store. They not only [...]
Throughout the Anglican Mission in Canada’s National Conference, Bishop Silas Ng invited those in attendance to join the host church in meeting for prayer. "Having 142 people at the 9am Saturday prayer meeting with the Richmond Emmanuel church family was greatly encouraging,” said Rev. Ed Hird, rector of St. Simon’s Church in North Vancouver, British [...]
Written by Father Seth Richardson, Pastor of Discipleship at St. Andrew's Church, Little Rock, AR. “And Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit in the wilderness for forty days, being tempted by the devil…” Luke 4:1-2 Lent always begins in the wilderness. In the wilderness, we [...]
Ryan Flanigan, Minister of Worship Arts at All Saints Dallas, will be leading worship at Winter Conference 2016. In this post, Flanigan shares his vision for worship as well as how he found his way into the Anglican Mission. Ryan Flanigan and his wife Melissa. I was born in 1979 into an Irish Catholic family [...]