Quincy represented at the Always Forward Church Planting Conference

Posted by on Sep 1, 2016 in Updates

Fr. Greg Lynn, Canon for Church Planting

Always Forward, the newly-formed church planting initiative of the Anglican Church in North America, hosted their first conference on August 25-28. Fr. Mike Strachan, Fr. Dan Kinkead, and I attended to learn more about the nuances of church planting and how to lead church planting efforts at a diocesan level.

The conference featured four learning tracks for attendees: current planters, would-be planters, churches that want to plant churches, and church planting leaders. Archbishop Beach, himself a former church planter, also addressed the conference.

Fr.┬áStrachan came away with a renewed focus on how churches should be “‘incarnating’ themselves into the communities that they serve by focusing on the needs of that community.”

Fr. Kinkead participating in a special breakout session on multiethnic ministry. “I did not go into church planting to build a “white church.” God has called us to all people. I received some great counsel & information about multi-ethnic outreach & the importance of laying that foundation now, so the diversity will be part of our DNA,” he said.

In the church planting leaders track, I received more information and resources concerning the structures a diocese needs in place for successful and sustaining church planting.


Cn. Dan Alger, Provincial Canon for Church Planting, begins the conference.

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