My dear brothers and sisters, here PAX! I am looking forward to seeing as many of you as can come to Synod this year! The theme of Synod is “Commitment” and we will be talking about what it is to be a Diocese and how we can leave our comfort zones to step out in […]
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 […]
Contemporary Worship Workshop—Saturday, September 24, mind 9am-4pm Any churches in the Diocese looking to learn more about Contemporary Worship Music and how to incorporate it into the liturgy are invited to a 1 day workshop at Calvary United Methodist Church in Normal, IL. The event is open to any priests, pastors, music leaders, or lay leaders. […]
On July 31, case All Souls Anglican Church, Wheaton gathered at the Blackwell Forest Preserve for its annual parish picnic. Under sunny skies, the congregation’s morning Eucharist was celebrated by Father Martin Johnson, with Father Andrew Unger delivering the morning message, and a bluegrass band leading the worship. Everyone stayed for a hearty meal, prepared […]
Congratulations to Fr. Andrew Johnson and Deacon Alan Heatherington upon their ordinations August 13th at Nashotah House Theological Seminary. Father Andrew is working with Fr. Raskopf at Saint Barnabas Anglican Church plant in Oconomowoc, WI and Deacon Alan has begun Grace Anglican Fellowship church plant in Libertyville, IL.
Spirit led thoughts from the Canon to the Ordinary Always such a blessing to have our beloved Bishop Alberto Morales visit us at St. Mary’s. Wonderful message. Received 3 members into the Anglican Communion and the Diocese of Quincy. Also did a birthday blessing of a boy I baptized 3 years ago, another birthday blessing […]
My dear brothers and sisters, PAX! In our efforts to try to update the Diocese of Quincy in all of its aspects of life and mission, I would like to share with you one of the biggest problems I see affecting our Diocese and of course, affecting the future of some of our congregations. The theme […]
If you are in the Peoria area on August 15th from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. we would love to have you join us for this fundraising event at the Pizza Ranch. Pizza Ranch is a Christian organization whose main objective is to glorify God by positively impacting the world. It helps not-for-profit organizations with fundraising. Pizza Ranch […]