Amy Dewey and Fr. Caleb Hummel have announced that this year’s Rooted Retreat will be held on April 4-6 at Green Oak Ranch in Vista, CA. The retreat is intended for all youth in grades 6-12.
Fr. Brian Hughes will be the keynote speaker for the weekend and Fr. Jamal Scarlett will be leading the music. This year's theme is “Give it Away: Living a Generous Life.” The program activities will help participants learn what it means to live a life full of generosity (as defined in the Bible) in today's world and culture.   (read more...)
Christ the Redeemer Anglican Church in Yuma has released a devotional booklet for use during the Lenten season. The rector, Fr. Austin Mansfield, reports that the daily devotional reflections have been prepared and shared by members of the church family at Christ the Redeemer. Each day’s devotion includes a listing of the readings appointed for the day. The devotional booklet also includes a section containing information about the history, spiritual practices, and traditions of Lent, prepared by The Prayer Foundation (http://prayerfoundation.org). A pdf copy of the devotional booklet is attached to this posting.
Roger Pelham, Chairman of the Bishop Nominating Committee, has released an update on activities related to the nomination of candidates for the next Bishop of the Diocese of Western Anglicans. In his report he summarized the process for nominating a bishop as spelled out in the church canons, delineated the qualifications for candidates, listed the twelve members of the nominating committee, and presented the current status of their work.
Roger reported that there are currently four candidates in the process of discernment as the next bishop, including:
Fr. Keith Andrews, Living Faith, Tempe, AZ
Fr. Larry Bausch, Holy Trinity, San Diego, CA
Fr. Russell Martin, Christ the King, San Diego, CA
Fr. Jose Poch, St. David’s, Burbank, CA   (read more...)