Welcome to the Gulf Atlantic Diocese Ministry Blog!

In this blog, clergy and lay leaders share helpful resources, ideas, and reflections. The topics range from soul care, to effectiveness, to practical solutions for common issues we are facing. If you have something you would like to submit to be included, please email it to Jessica Jones. We hope these articles are a blessing to you in your ministry.

Archives for June 2022

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Church Plant Creates Community in the Midst of COVID


After serving for six years at Grace Anglican in Fleming Island, FL, Dan and Carrie Wolf made a radical move to Portland, Maine, the second most post-Christian city in America, in order to plant Rise Church Anglican. The church plant has been a collaborative effort between the Gulf Atlantic Diocese and the Anglican Diocese of New England. Dan has said the question people a...

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Petra Retreat

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Petra is a diocesan ministry founded and led by young adults to serve young adults. Built to meet the need for an organized ministry to connect young adults across the Gulf Atlantic, its centerpiece is the Petra retreat, an annual summer event incorporating Biblical teaching and corporate recreation. This year’s retreat, held from May 19 through 22, was based on Ephesian...

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DEAFCHURCH Together: Planting a Liturgical Expression of the Christian Faith


How does it feel to be a deaf in a hearing world? Helen Keller, both blind and deaf, compares her experience of each, "Blindness separates me from things; but deafness separates me from people." Deafness is not the actual problem; deaf people can do anything hearing people can do, except hear. Communication barriers create the primary issues, with relational isolation bein...

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College of Bishops Consents to the Election of the Rev. Alex Farmer as Bishop

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On Monday, June 13, 2022, the College of Bishops of the Anglican Church in North America consented to the elections of the Rev. Alex Farmer, the Rev. Willy J. Hill Jr., and the Rev. Alex Cameron as bishops for the Gulf Atlantic Diocese, the Diocese of the Southeast (REC), and the Diocese of Pittsburgh respectively....

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Volunteering in the Holy Land

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Volunteering with CMJ Israel may well be the most rewarding thing you have ever done - after all, you will become part of Israel's present and future with what you do and achieve! Volunteering may (at times) be hard work, but it will also be part of a wonderful adventure, filled with prayer and new experiences right in the heart of Israel - a place where God Himself ha...

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