News & Updates from Around AMiA
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Seeing God’s Provision in the Planting Process
By Allison Kalteyer, member of the St. Patrick’s Dallas launch team My husband, Robert, and I have seen God’s grace, provision and faithfulness firsthand since being involved in the planting of St. Patrick’s Anglican Church in Dallas, Texas. The road to finding St. Patrick’s first began in mid-2020. The season of 2020 has been a challenging, isolating time for many. With this season, we felt called to find a new church home as we had a deep longing to connect…
St. Patrick’s Dallas: Building a New Church Community
Named after the saint known for taking the gospel to Ireland, St. Patrick’s Dallas is built on the belief that the call to make disciples is not the responsibility of just one person, but the joy of the whole church. Just as St. Patrick’s ministry in the fifth century involved a team of clergy, lay people and students, this new gathering of believers, launched last month, seeks to bring redemption in Northwest Dallas through a church community filled with grace…
ALPHA: Why Alpha?
Dustin+ Messer (All Saints Dallas) and David+ Larlee (St. Bartholomew) discuss reasons why the Alpha program is a helpful tool for churches.
Matins and Vespers: New Collection by Liturgical Folk
By Ryan and Melissa Flanagan, with Liturgical Folk. MATINS & VESPERS is a collection of eight new musical settings for Morning and Evening Prayer, liturgically known as Matins and Vespers. At the beginning of the pandemic, when everyone was isolated to their homes and unable to worship, pray and fellowship in person, we (the Flanigan Five) sought refuge in the Book of Common Prayer. Most mornings and evenings, gathering around the table for breakfast and dinner, we’d open our prayer…
The Novo Experience: Spiritual Authority Cohorts
As we look at fall activities, The Anglican Mission strongly encourages individuals and churches to participate in Novo. In this video, Mark Thrash, Director of Resource Development and Strategic Initiatives for Novo Ministries, explains the whys and hows of Spiritual Authority Cohorts. Also, Novo is offering a Cohort Preview Call on September 8th where you can get a taste of what Cohorts are like and hear from Novo staff, Stephen Castellow, as he shares why it’s so important for believers…
Blessing of the Fleet: An Immanuel Anglican Church Tradition Since 1958
On May 13, our Lead Bishop, +Philip Jones, joined Caleb+ Miller, Senior Pastor at Immanuel Anglican Church in Destin, Florida, for the Blessing of the Fleet. Other pastors from throughout the Destin area participated as well in this community event. Immanuel Anglican Church created this annual tradition in 1958 to ask God’s blessing over each boat in the Destin Fishing Fleet. It has now expanded to offer prayers for any vessel, captain and crew that makes its living on the…
The AMiA Considers a New Constitution
By Rob Shafer, member of the AMiA Board of Directors At the General Assembly held in Dallas in September 2018, a supermajority of the delegates considered a new constitution for the Anglican Mission. Members and friends of the Anglican Mission may well ask, “Why was this important, and what does it accomplish?”
Living the Mission Fund
By Mike Blanchat, Rector General for the Anglican Mission in America Friends of the Anglican Mission, Advent greetings in the season of hope, peace, faith, joy and expectation! As we prepare for the coming of our King with anticipation and look forward to Christmas and the new calendar year, I have been much involved these days with grants for the Living the Mission (LTM) fund, the primary way the Anglican Mission in America incarnates our commitment and calling to raise…
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