Articles from November 2015
Our annual Diocesan Synod was such an encouraging experience. Synod has been growing every year, with more than 350 people joining in. Most were not official delegates—they simply wanted to participate, since Synod is open to all.
What an amazing year it has been in the Diocese of the Mid-Atlantic. As we prepare for Synod 2015 that begins today and continues through Saturday, here are some highlight from the last year. To God be the glory!
Synod 2015 begins with the pre-Synod Workshop: Five Ways to Love and Reach Your Community. This is the first time the diocese has held a pre-Synod workshop and it is standing-room-only at All Saints' Church in Woodbridge.
There will be great music, bible teaching and breakout sessions on topics relevant to today. In addition about 14 mission agencies will be on hand in the exhibit area to explain who they are and what they do. Learn more and join us!
I praise God for those who courageously and sacrificially work for justice and speak the truth of God’s Word in the world of government. Here are some Scriptural principles that express our rightful relationship with civil authority.