Comings and Goings

Posted by on Jul 1, 2017 in Updates
Comings and Goings

Fr. Mike Strachan to move to St. Dunstan’s in Largo, Florida Michelle and I are moving to Largo, FL at the end of the month. I’ve been called to St. Dunstan’s Anglican Church as the Formation Director, and I start July 1st. Michelle and I are very excited to be moving back near our family […]

St. Barnabas joins Chamber of Commerce

Posted by on Jul 1, 2017 in Updates
St. Barnabas joins Chamber of Commerce

The newspaper clipping below is from the Lake Country Sunday section of the June 18, 2017, edition of the Milwaukee Journal. Chamber participation is part of St. Barnabas’ community involvement initiative. They used some of the funds from their recent Brat Fry to pay for membership. This allows them to join in regular chamber functions, […]

Clergy Wive’s Retreat

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Clergy Wive’s Retreat

June 9-10 marked the second annual Clergy Wives Retreat for the Diocese of Quincy. Unlike the 2016 gathering, when many who attended met fellow clergy wives for the first time, this year’s event was a comfortable gathering of friends, as almost all the ladies have stayed connected both in person and through the group’s Facebook […]

Patrick & Catherine Smith honored

Posted by on Jul 1, 2017 in Updates
Patrick & Catherine Smith honored

The Rev. Patrick and Catherine Smith say Jesus calls Christians to be active and to serve others. That message is taking root at St. John’s Anglican Parish, 701 Hampshire, where Patrick is the Rector and Catherine is youth coordinator. “When we arrived in 2010 we had an average of 25-30 for our Sunday services,” Patrick Smith said. Now the […]

St. Mary’s Anglican Mission in Chatham

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St. Mary’s Anglican Mission in Chatham

At its service on Pentecost Sunday, June 4, the congregation of St. Mary’s Anglican Mission in Chatham witnessed the blessing of four seasonal frontals made and embroidered by parishioner Debbie Brown (above right). Also pictured is fellow parishioner Nate Klughart. St. Mary’s meets each Sunday at 10:30 at the Villas of South Park, 10000 S. […]

St. John’s Mission Team

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St. John’s Mission Team

Once again the St. John’s Mission Team departs for Guatemala! As you know, this is our second venture to Panajachel near the shores of Lake Atitlan. Our team consists of four adult missionaries and 15 young adult missionaries. We will be constructing a teaching center for local teachers and educators to gather, collaborate, and learn. […]

Church Planting Boot Camp

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Church Planting Boot Camp

“The Titus Institute for Church Planting and Multiplication”  (ACNA), held a “Church Plant Boot Camp, in Fairfax, VA from 6/5/2017 through 6/8/2017.  I was blessed to attend with Fr. Shawn Doubet. I have read every possible “Church Planting” and “Church Growth” book out there and you can find a great deal of information published about […]

Anglican Church Camp of the Midwest

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Anglican Church Camp of the Midwest

The Diocese of Quincy youth enjoyed their first ever “Anglican Church Camp of the Midwest” June 18th through June 24th, 2017. The camp was held at Camp Little Cloud in Epworth, Iowa. Thirty-two (32) young people from the Diocese enjoyed daily Mass, class time, swimming, sports, crafts and an evening event. The evening events included […]

Canon Fire

Posted by on Jul 1, 2017 in Updates
Canon Fire

Where Is Your Treasure? In Matthew 6:21 Jesus says, “For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. This is part of a lengthy discourse on the Christian life. We understand this applies to us as individuals. We’re to give for God’s work and thereby build up treasure in heaven. I think the […]

New Strategic Development Committee

Posted by on Jun 1, 2017 in Updates
New Strategic Development Committee

Brothers and Sisters, I’d like to officially announce the bishop’s decision to establish a new Diocesan Strategic Development Committee. The Committee is comprised of nine clergy members appointed by the Bishop with the purpose of advising the bishop on a strategic plan for the Diocese, communicating and implementing his strategic initiatives throughout the diocese, and […]

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