The 2018 Synod Workshops

Not only is the Archbishop Foley the Plenary Speaker at the DWA Synod 2018, there are over 20 different workshops and training sessions to choose from. Take a look at the choices:

Intensive Training Tracks
Saturday, October 27, 2018
10:00am – 1:30pm

These Intensive Training Tracks are intended to go deeper that a workshop might. The time allotted is 3 1/2 hours that includes a working lunch.

Intensive Training Track I
Discipling our Adults Through Quads/Triads
Facilitated by Fr. James Linton and Fr. Scott Pedersen
Intended for those that are looking to begin or grow in a disciple-making

Intensive Training Track II
Community Development & Disciple-making Through Oikos and Deeply Rooted
Facilitated by Fr. Brian Hughes and Gabby Manriquez

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Workshop Session 1–10:55-11:30

  1. Needs Based Evangelism – Fr. Kevin Jones
  2. Holistic Small Group Leadership – Fr. Justin Read-Smith, RM Dean
  3. Evangelism Through Hospitality – Jill Maggs, Caren Spilsbury and Jenna Vazquez
  4. Healing Prayer – Fr. Tim Laundrie
  5. Why Alpha?– Fr. Peter Smith
  6. Short-term Missions – Mark Kelley
  7. Lay Missioner Introduction – Bishop Keith Andrews
  8. How to Get the Most Out of Bible Study – Fr. Tom Phillips, AZ Dean
  9. Reaching Hispanic People for Christ – Fr. Juan and Maria Marentes

Workshop Session 2 –11:40-12:30

  1. How to Meet Your Neighbor – Jeff Bisgrove
  2. Natural Disaster Network and Risk Management Preparation – Myron S. Steeves, Rev. John C. King, Spencer E. Johnson

  3. Intercessory Prayer/Intercessors Cohort – Sue Ellen Warren
  4. The Need for Life-Affirming Ministry in a Broken Society – Deacon Georgette Forney, President, Anglicans for Life
  5. Youth Ministry Cohort – Eric Overholt
  6. Children’s and Family Disciples – Fr. James Linton
  7. Treasurers Cohort – Cindy Drennan
  8. Music and Liturgy – Chuck Maggs
  9. Administrators Cohort – Nioma Gardner and Jenna Vazquez
  10. Adult Disciples – Deacon Mat Allen
  11. Missions Team Leaders Cohort – Fr. Rob Holman and Mark Kelley

Which sessions do you plan to attend? Who do you know who might attend other sessions?

Come back next week to learn more about the workshops and the people teaching them.

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Register for the Synod
using this link on Eventbrite.

Don’t Forget to Arrange Housing:

A block of rooms has been reserved for October 22, 2018 – October 28, 2018 at the Hampton Inn and Suites in Mission Viejo for a cost of $129 per room.  The special room rate will be available until September 24th or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first.
Use this link to reserve a room or phone (949)429-5222 and let them know you are with the Diocese of Western Anglicans.


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