All the Saints Celebrating the Feast of All Saints

by The Rev. Nowell Copley, All Saints Spartanburg This year, as we do each year on November 1, Christians around the world will celebrate the Feast of All Saints. We do this to commemorate the lives and ministries of those saints who have gone before us, particularly those who were very good at living faithful lives and having faithful ministries. […]

October 30th, 2018|Anglicanism, Church Calendar, News Around the Mission|

Mission Forms New Partnerships With Congo Dioceses

This spring, The Mission received signed concordats from the Diocese of Kindu and the Diocese of Bukavu, both located in the Democratic Republic of Congo. These concordats confirm mutually beneficial partnerships with The Mission under the oversight of Canon Kevin Donlon. “The Anglican Mission is blessed to have the Dioceses of Bukavu and Kindu as [...]

March 31st, 2015|Ministry Partners, News Around the Mission|

Esteemed Chaplain and Mission Ambassador Retires

A preeminent chaplain endorsed by The Mission, Chaplain Colonel Michael Grubbs retired in January after 32 years of service as a chaplain in the United States Air Force. Most recently Grubbs was Wing Chaplain at Sheppard Air Force Base in Wichita County, Texas, responsible for the spiritual welfare of 75,000 Army, Marine, Navy and Air [...]

March 31st, 2015|Church Life, Leadership, News Around the Mission|

Concordat Established with New Mission Partner

Last November, The Rev. Canon Kevin Donlon, The Mission’s Canon for Ecclesiastical Affairs, traveled to southern Madagascar for the signing of a Concordat with the Diocese of Tulear—a young Diocese and new Mission Partner for The Mission. The Diocese is led by young, mission-driven clergy overseeing five or six congregations, typically assisted by a lay evangelist [...]

December 21st, 2014|Anglicanism, Ministry Partners, News Around the Mission|

Apostolic Vicar Visits Florida Network

Apostolic Vicar Philip Jones visited the Florida Network of Mission Parishes on Saturday, September 13, at Prince of Peace Parish in Melbourne, Florida. Network Leader the Very Rev. Donald Curran of Christ the King in Ocala, Florida, graciously hosted the event. The day opened with prayer and praise, and Bishop Jones spent the morning sharing [...]

November 3rd, 2014|Church Life, News Around the Mission|

The Man Behind the Mission’s New Look (Part 2 of 2)

The second part of a Q&A with pioneering designer  Robbie de Villiers, who created The Mission’s website and signature font, Ellume. Read part one here. What is your personal favorite among the fonts you have developed and why? Robbie: I love Ellume. I believe Ellume is the first and only typeface created for a church [...]

Living the Mission Day Brings Unity, Joy to Spartanburg Church

All Saints Church Spartanburg was delighted to present a thank offering to the Lord and to The Mission on Living the Mission Day, February 2. Affirming its role in something bigger, the parish experienced connection with other parishes and recommitment to The Mission itself while giving sacrificially to support church planting. Like many parishes, All [...]

Pensacola Church Caps Alpha Marriage Course with Renewal of Vows

The Mission Anglican Church (TMAC) in Pensacola, Florida, offered Alpha’s seven-session The Marriage Course this winter, helping to “warm up” couples both within the church and from the community at large. It was the church’s second time to host the class. “The last time we offered The Marriage Course, we were expecting maybe 10-12 couples [...]

April 3rd, 2014|Church Life, News Around the Mission|

H Miller Transistion

H Miller will be transitioning out of his role as Rector General to pursue new opportunities God has opened up for him and his family. A transition team is in place to determine next steps and find the right individual to step into this role. We are filled with gratitude for H’s exemplary service and [...]

April 3rd, 2014|Church Life, News Around the Mission|

Brand-new Currents

You may have noticed that Currents has a new look and format! In addition to fresh, inspiring stories about churches, you’ll hear from +Philip Jones in each issue, and get to know an interesting person from The Mission in “Coffee With a Friend.” You’ll also find a ready-to-use Outreach Idea of the Month in partnership [...]

April 3rd, 2014|News Around the Mission|