Vision Statement

To Encourage Missional Initiatives and Planting of Congregations;
To Strengthen Existing Parishes and Ministries;
To Identify, Train and Deploy Missional Leaders.


Bishop's Box

Bishop Neil Lebhar
Bp. Neil Lebhar

Bishops’ Statement on Supreme Court Ruling: Please Read Carefully – from Bishop Lebhar
June 26, 2015

The Supreme Court decision today represents a major and tragic shift in our culture. Please be very careful in your public communications and social media to reflect faith, patience and love. The Lord reigns, and he will enable us to spread his love in this very messed up world if we rely on him rather than react in our flesh.
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Israel Study Trips

Learn more about Israel Study Trips and get information about upcoming trips.

Congregation/Clergy Development

Church Planting Network Blog
Fr. Jim Hobby has launched a blog, cataloging his reflections of the Diocese's Church Planting Network.


Ordination Preparation Team
God is raising up men and women to ordained leadership in His Church!  What a privilege it is to walk alongside those who are discerning this call as this discernment happens within the context of the local parish as well as in the Diocese. Read more. . .

Resources and Multimedia

Communique Archives

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Jessica Jones has volunteered to serve as editor-in-chief for The Communique for upcoming Diocesan news and articles. Jessica is already known to many of  you through her previous ministry as director of worship at Church of the Redeemer. You may also remember her excellent articles about worship which we have shared with you. Jessica earned her doctorate from the Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies here in Jacksonville. (If you are not aware of this institution with an international impact, see

Past Issues

News and Events

Sexual Abuse Policy
Policies Regarding Allegations and Incidents of Sexual Misconduct and Child Abuse by Clergy, Employees and Volunteers in the Anglican Gulf Atlantic Diocese, approved by the Bishop and Standing Committee on May 9th, 2013, are now online.


Youth, apply for Dynamos #18, held this fall, today! Dynamos is the youth renewal retreat for high school students, run by the students of the Gulf Atlantic Diocese.

Camp Araminta
It's not too late to think about Camp Araminta in Summer 2015!

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