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2018 Synod and Clericus

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The 2018 MDAS Synod/Retreat will be held March 15-17 (Thur. – Sat.) at the Dunes Manor in Ocean City, MD. We will also hold our Convocational Meeting this week the morning of March 15, which means we will need to arrive March 14 (Wednesday). The guest speaker for the Retreat will be The Rt. Rev. Alberto Morales, the Bishop of Quincy (ACNA). The Theme will be “Contending for the Faith Once Delivered”.

All clergy, parish representatives and laity are invited. 



Our next Clericus will be held April 3-5 (Tues. - Thurs.) at Holy Cross Retreat Center Mesilla, NM. Guest speaker and topic TBA. Registration deadline is March 1, 2018



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Announcing Clericus 2017 (Convocation of the West)



WHAT: The annual Clericus of the Anglican Convocation of the West, with the theme presented by our guest, Bishop Stephen Scarlett; "Spiritual Formation and Evangelism" 

WHEN: April 18-20, 2017

WHERE: The Holy Cross Retreat Center in Mesilla, NM (as usual).

WHY: The Convocation clergy are a community, and most value the occasion to come together in worship, continuing education and community, The Clericus addresses the need we all have for Christian formation, and recognizes it is best done in the context of a worshiping community.  


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Missionary Diocese of All Saints Synod with the Anglican Convocation of the West's Conference.

The MDAS 2017 Synod and Retreat is taking place March 23-25. 


We are combining the Anglican Convocation of the West annual conference (formerly Synod), alongside our our diocesan synod and retreat. 

The retreat is open to all clergy and laity. Bishop Jack Iker of Fort Worth, Texas will be our retreat leader. He is teaching on the topic “God’s Call, Our Vocation”.


Please find below more information:

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Christmas Letter from Bishop Ilgenfritz



Beloved in Christ:
“In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be enrolled.” (Luke 2:1) With these words begins the greatest story ever told, the story of the birth of the Christ Child. This is a story that never grows old.

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Notes from the 2016 Synod

Synod 2016 Group Photo

The last synod of the Diocese of the West and the first synod of the Convocation of the West of the Missionary Diocese of All Saints met at St. John's Church, Boerne, Texas (pictured below) April 5-7. Here delegates gather around Bishop Win Mott after the synod's Pontifical Eucharist. Bishop Mott, who was the diocesan bishop for DOW, will now be the Vicar-General of the Convocation.


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