Coffee With a Friend: Jay+ Wright, Part 2

On July 1, All Saints Dallas East became St. Bartholomew’s. We followed up with Jay+ Wright, rector of this newly independent church, to hear how God has been working at St. Bartholomew’s as they take this significant step, and what Jay+ sees in the years to come. Congratulations! What was that first Sunday of worship [...]

July 26th, 2018|Church planting|

Stories From the Pew: St. Bartholomew’s – Called Forth Into Being

Craig Denison, with his wife, Rachel, and baby son, has been attending St. Bartholomew’s for about a year and a half. He helps with worship and has assisted the church in its transition from All Saints East Dallas to St. Bartholomew’s. He shares his thoughts about the naming of this newly independent fellowship. Growing up I [...]

July 19th, 2018|Church planting|

Coffee With a Friend: Jay+ Wright, Part 1

When Jay+ Wright began serving at All Saints Dallas (Texas) he had church planting in mind. Over the past few years, he and his wife, Amy, and a group of laypeople have been cultivating community in East Dallas, leading to the establishment of All Saints East Dallas. In July this church plant will become an [...]

June 21st, 2018|Church planting|

Missionary Church Planting

Jamie George, formerly with St. Andrews in Little Rock, shares his journey toward, and passion for, missionary church planting. After serving in multiple churches and as a church planter, I discovered that God has graced my wife and me with the gifts to serve as missionaries. I know that many people believe serving as a missionary means being called to work in another country—I thought that way myself once—but that’s not always the case, especially when you live in the third-largest mission field in the world, the United States. And God put a calling on our hearts for a particular group here in America. […]

June 14th, 2018|Church planting|

Partnering in a Christ-Centered Endeavor

After growing up Catholic and working in Baptist and non-denominational churches for several years, Mark+ Walz of All Saints Dallas was introduced to Anglicanism through his wife’s family. Last spring, as a newly ordained deacon, Mark+ shared how discovering The Anglican Mission and the three streams felt like coming home. Since then his sense of [...]

February 8th, 2018|Church planting, Ordination|

Retreat to Go Forward: Leadership Retreat at Luminous Parish

Photo from Father Chad Jarnigan. Preparing for the first Luminous Parish Leadership Retreat On July 30, 2017, in place of the homily, Father Chad Jarnagin and three vestry members addressed Luminous Parish for their first inaugural "State of the Church." They talked about where the congregation has been, what they are currently doing, [...]

September 5th, 2017|Church planting, Leadership|0 Comments

Coffee with a Friend: Dave Dejong

This week, Three Streams caught up with Dave Dejong, Administrator for the Anglican Mission in Canada, who is currently in the process of planting a new church in Nanaimo, British Columbia.  Tell us a little about yourself. I’m blessed to have been married to Megan for over 22 years and together we have two wonderful [...]

October 13th, 2016|Church planting|3 Comments

All Saints East: Watching and Responding

  “Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord.” Psalm 27 November 1, 2015, was a long awaited day for Father Jay Wright. On that day, more than 60 adults and 40 children gathered to worship, receive the Eucharist, witness two baptisms, and celebrate the launch of weekly worship [...]

January 21st, 2016|Church planting, Evangelism and Outreach|

Toronto Emmanuel Church: God’s Work and Invitation

  On October 10, 2015, the congregation of Toronto Emmanuel Church celebrated a very special Canadian Thanksgiving Day, offering gratitude to God for their new church building. The church hall is the newest addition to the campus of Vintage Garden, a senior housing complex that serves the Chinese community in Toronto. As they worshiped together, [...]

October 30th, 2015|Church planting|1 Comment

Why Missional Residency? An Interview with Brit Carpenter

Brit Carpenter and his wife, Katie, in Bali, Indonesia. If you’re looking for Heaven on Earth, Brit Carpenter will tell you it is in Bali, Indonesia, where he spent a year doing missionary work. Since living there, Carpenter has found his way to Texas, and now serves as a Missional Resident at Grace [...]