Winning the Next Generation to Christ

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Canon Christopher Jones | I have participated in many of the camps and retreats that we have coordinated as a diocese. I can tell you that I have personally seen lives changed, chains broken, and young people being set free by the power of the Gospel – I’ve seen, with my own eyes, many students start their discipleship journeys during these ministry sessions. There is a fire burning for the Lord in our youth and I want to see that deepen amongst them and spread to those who do not yet know Him. Will you join me in one or more of

An Invitation to New Relationships

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Archdeacon Jessica Jones | Epiphany greetings! It is a joy to celebrate Christ’s coming by reflecting on the innumerable ways we see the Lord’s glory throughout our diocese and in partnership with each of you. Thank you for your continued work to further God’s Kingdom. I am writing to invite you into two new relationships, both emerging from our five-year strategic plan. Before we get to the invitation, I want to provide a recap of the primary outcomes of the plan: four missional strategies and three new initiatives. The missional strategies for the Diocese work to further the ministry of planting churches, raising leaders, strengthening congregations, and now include reaching the next generation of the Church. We have exciting updates in all four areas to share with you, some announcements regarding initiatives in the Strategic Plan, and invitations for you to join in the excitement.…

Making Christ Jesus Known

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Happy New Year, Gulf Atlantic Diocese! I pray your 2024 has started well and also that you are thriving in the Season of Epiphany. I love the season of Epiphany’s emphasis on Making Christ Jesus known, that he might be worshiped and obeyed from our neighborhoods to the ends of the Earth.…

2024 Staffing Changes

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As we celebrate the new start to the Church year, the diocesan staff is celebrating some new additions to our team beginning January 1. Please cover these individuals and their ministries in prayer, that their … Read More

“Fifty Flourishing” in Five Years: Announcing the 2023-2028 Strategic Plan

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I want to share with you about the future of our Diocese and the new Strategic Plan. But before I do that I want to tell you that, having visited most of our 42 churches over the last twelve months, I have personally seen: God raising up new leaders among us, God addressing our desire to reach the next generation of the Church, and God drawing others from outside our tribe tooling us up for a new season of growth.

2023 Synod Recap & Election Results

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The time delegates and guests shared in Tallahassee, Florida, last month was truly a time of encouraging and building up one another, just as the Apostle Paul commanded in 1 Thessalonians 5. The Holy Spirit was at work through our Clergy Conference and Annual Synod, and if you missed the recap we sent out afterward, we encourage you to read this overview of what took place.