From the Apostolic Vicar: September 2017

Dear Friends of the Mission, I am writing today to invite you to Dallas for Winter Conference and Clergy Retreat in January 2018 - Come and see! Go and tell! We are deep into planning our time together and this year God is leading us towards the “How”. What resources do we, as a Society, [...]

From the Apostolic Vicar: Hurricane Irma Recovery

Dear Friends of the Mission, Thank you for your prayers and support for our churches, clergy, congregations and loved ones in Florida as they have weathered Hurricane Irma. We are grateful to have received good reports from our clergy. Many are still without power or safe drinking water and most are dealing with minor damages [...]

September 14th, 2017|From the Apostolic Vicar|0 Comments

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

From the Apostolic Vicar: Helping Hurricane Harvey Recovery

Dear Anglican Mission Clergy and Friends of the Mission, As Hurricane Harvey, now downgraded to a Tropical Storm, continues to affect Texas and Louisiana, it is estimated that 30,000 people will seek emergency shelter and that the recovery will take years. Here in Dallas, our city and community are already providing shelter and aid those [...]

August 28th, 2017|From the Apostolic Vicar|0 Comments

From the Apostolic Vicar: August 2017

Dear friends of the Mission, Many of us are still reeling from this weekend's events in Charlottesville. As you turn on the news, login to social media, and talk in the break room and around the kitchen table, you can hear and see various stages of grief: anger, denial, and depression. And it is right [...]

August 15th, 2017|From the Apostolic Vicar|1 Comment

Stories From The Pew: Christopher’s Story

“In this new season, Christopher, you’re not alone. The Lord wants to satisfy your hunger.” These words were spoken over Christopher Benson, a member of All Saints East Dallas, at his confirmation last month. Christopher teaches Literature at the Cambridge School of Dallas and has been a attending All Saints East Dallas for the last [...]

August 10th, 2017|Church Life|0 Comments

Getting Unstuck: An Interview with Father Jay Wright

A few years into his Worship Director and Assistant Pastor role at All Saints Dallas, Father Jay Wright found himself feeling stuck. "I felt stuck in a particular leadership situation," explained Wright+. "I initially talked to my rector, Bishop Philip Jones, about it. In the course of our conversation, he helped me see that in [...]

August 3rd, 2017|Church Life, Leadership, Personal Story|

Apolo2/Musa Formation Program 2017

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 [...]

Meet Dr. Robert+ Grant: Military Chaplain Endorser

Dr Robert+ Grant with Chaplain Mirenda Over the course of his life, Dr. Robert+ Grant has had various roles. He's been a radio talk show host, an academic, a pastor, and a coach. The common theme running through each of these roles is helping people engage with Jesus and live into God's calling [...]

July 20th, 2017|Chaplaincy, Leadership, Personal Story|

From the Apostolic Vicar: July 2017

Dear Friends of the Mission, I have been spending a lot of time recently reflecting on the beginnings of All Saints Dallas seven years ago and how the Lord has raised up leaders, both clergy and lay, for His Kingdom work. All Saints began as a Bible Study group of 17 parishioners led by Ron+ [...]

July 12th, 2017|From the Apostolic Vicar|0 Comments