Fr. Hines interviewed about Anglicanism

Fr. Gordon Hines, Rector of St. George’s APCK parish in Las Vegas, was interviewed by a “Non-Anglican” who wanted to learn more about our faith.

The video is a little over 50 minutes long and explains many of the traditions in our church along with their scriptural and historic basis.

You can watch the video by clicking here.

News from Medical Mission Trip

Mabel Ezeonwe extends her thanks to everyone who donated reading glasses and dental care supplies for her recent medical mission trip to Guatemala:

Mabel leading a training session for Mayan health workers.

“I sincerely appreciate all the donations and supplies from everyone. By God’s grace, we did wonderful work with the villages in the Rio Dulce area, in the NE part of Guatemala.

We worked primarily with the native Mayan communities, assessing and treating acute and chronic conditions in pop up clinics. We also spent a significant amount of our time and energy on teaching patients and families about practices to prevent diseases and illnesses such as malaria prevention, cervical cancer screening and prevention, prevention of sexually transmitted infections, and hygiene practices. We also trained local health workers — health promoters and lay midwives, who are the critical points of health care contact for the villages on important care skills. For example, the lay midwives deliver most babies born through vaginal births in the villages, and we trained them on newborn resuscitation skills based on the World Health Organization’s Breathe Baby Breathe protocols.”

Registration Open for Fall Seminary Classes

Fall Semester at the APCK seminary, St. Joseph of Arimathea Theological College, is quickly approaching and the first class begins one month from now.

Classes are held on the Zoom platform, and can be audited or taken for credit. Some courses such as Bishop Ashman’s Survey of the New Testament, may be of interest to members of the laity.

See this special seminary edition of the Shepherd’s Staff for information about course offerings and the registration process.

July Shepherd’s Staff

INSIDE THIS EDITION: St. George’s Anglican (Las Vegas) organizes guided trip to Israel in June 2024.

The latest Shepherd’s Staff, our provincial newsletter, has arrived.

In this latest edition, learn about a wonderful opportunity to visit the Holy Land with our fellow APCK brothers and sisters.

There are other articles as well that are not only interesting, but keep us together regardless of the distance between our parishes.

Supplies needed for Medical Missionary Trip to Guatemala

New or used reading glasses and sunglasses
Dental products such as toothbrushes and toothpaste

Our dear sister, Mabel Ezeonwu, is collecting reading glasses (new or used) and dental products such as tooth brushes and toothpaste for a medical missionary trip to Guatemala in July. Sunglasses are also welcome. 

Mabel will be leading the trip with a team of doctors and nurses, where they set up clinics and provide health care services to the local indigenous Mayan communities. Fitting clients with reading glasses makes a difference in their lives and their functionality.

Collection baskets are located in the Narthex. Thank you for your generosity.

About Trinity Sunday

God never reveals truth uselessly, but is always moved by love and by inerrant perception of what men need to know.

~Francis Hall*
A stained glass window at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church (Covington, Louisiana)

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ:

This Sunday is Trinity Sunday. We may use all our intellectual prowess and the beauty of language to understand our God, but our human nature cannot truly comprehend the Trinity. So, God in His mercy reveals to us His Identity as best we can perceive it. This revelation gives us what is necessary to know about Him. The more we open ourselves to our Creator, the deeper our relationship with him and the more our faith grows.

Faithfully yours,
Deacon Rick

*Hall, Francis J., Dogmatic Theology, Vol. X, page 220

June Shepherd’s Staff

The Rt. Rev. Peter F. Hansen visits Holy Cross, Oklahoma City

The Shepherd’s Staff is the newsletter of the Anglican Province of Christ the King. Published monthly, it’s full of news and photos from our sister parishes around the country.

Access the June 2023 Newsletter here.

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