Dynamic Downtown Worship in the Anglican Tradition

2021

Global Impact Celebration

Sunday, January 24 – Sunday, January 31, 2021

Mission  in  a  World  Turned  Upside  Down

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     Sunday January 24, 2021

  • GIC Kick-Off Celebration Services – 7:30AM, 9:00AM and 11:00AM                                             Watch the 9:00 am service here         Watch the 11:00 am service here
  • Special Guest Speaker for all services
    • Rev. Canon Phil Ashey
  • Services at 9:00AM and 11:00AM are also live streamed.
  • Bring filled baby bottles and fill the bassinet with Bottles for Life for LPC
  • Bring books for the Reading Partners Book Drive and fill the book rack
  • Bring food items for St Michael’s Family Food Share to benefit Tricounty Family Ministries
  • Special GIC MTF Holy City and Hurting Coast Zoom 10:00AM -10:45AM     Watch the recording here
    • Featuring Lynn Rogers, Holy City, Committee Chair and Sherrie Driver, Hurting Coast, Committee Chair, and Lori Moore, GIC 2022 Chair 

 Monday January 25, 2021

  • Check your email for a Special Mission Message E-blast!
  • Mission Partner Prayer Service 7:00PM – 8:00PM        Watch the recording here
    • Join St. Michael’s Mission Partners on Zoom for a special prayer service for their ministries.
    • Led by Rev. Richard Grimball and supported by St. Michael’s Prayer Ministers 
    • Pray with a Mission Partner in a small break out group during the service
    • Support our Mission Partners in prayer this evening!

Tuesday January 26, 2021

  • Check your email for a Special Mission Message E-blast!
  • Special Theology Over Coffee session 7:30AM-8:30AM     Watch the recording here
    • Zoom with the Rev. Claire Sullivan in Thailand
    • Learn about her amazing ministry journey back to Thailand in the midst of the pandemic 
  • Persecuted Church Awareness Session 7:30PM-8:30PM           Watch the recording here
    • Millions of believers around the world are persecuted and oppressed because of their faith
    • Your prayers and partnership can make a difference in persecuted families
    • Become better equipped to support our faithful brothers and sisters around the world
    • Moderated by Jenny Noyes of New Wineskins Missionary Network

Wednesday January 27, 2021

  • Check your email for a Special Mission Message E-blast!
  • Serving the City Mission Partner Interview Panel 6:30PM-8:00PM     Watch the recording here
    • Hear how the pandemic has affected our local and U.S. Mission Partners
    • Interact with local mission partners live on Zoom
    • Moderated by Rev. Al Zadig
    • Learn how to join in God’s mission right here!

Thursday January 28, 2021

  • Check your email for a Special Mission Message E-blast!
  • Take a Zoom break and pray for Mission at St. Michael’s Church. 
  • Think about how God is speaking to you through these mission stories.

Friday January 29, 2021

  • Check your email for a Special Mission Message E-blast!
  • Pray for our Mission Partners in the Holy City, Hurting Coast and Hungering World.
  • Ask the Lord how you should be involved in his mission.

Saturday January 30, 2021

  • Check your email for a Special Mission Message E-blast!
  • Hungering World Mission Partner Interview Panel 9:00AM-10:00AM    Watch the recording here
    • Hear how the pandemic has impacted our Mission Partners around the world.
    • Interact with international Mission Partners live on Zoom.
    • Moderated by Rev. Al Zadig
    • Learn how you can be a part of God’s mission around the world!
  • Global Human Trafficking Awareness Session 3:00PM-4:30PM    Watch the recording here
    • Learn about the modern epidemic of human trafficking around the world.
    • Understand how the International Justice Mission (IJM) is partnering with local justice systems to end violence against people living in poverty.
    • Join in discussion and prayer on these issues.
    • Moderated by Mitch Watford, Young Adult Ministry.
    • Presentations by Anne Schaffer and IJM Ministries

Sunday January 31, 2021

  • GIC Launch into St. Michael’s Mission 2021 Services – 7:30AM, 9:00AM and 11:00AM                  Watch the 9:00 am service here         Watch the 11:00 am service here
  • Special Guest Speaker for all services
    • Rev. Dr. John Barr
  • Services at 9:00AM and 11:00AM are also live streamed.
  • Bring books for the Reading Partners Book Drive and fill the book rack!
  • Bring food items for St. Michael’s Family Food Share to benefit Tricounty Family Ministries.
  • Special GIC MTF Hungering World Zoom 10:00AM -10:45AM    Watch the recording here
    • Featuring Johnnie Corbett, MTF Chair and Park Dougherty, Chair Hungering World Committee

Speakers

The Rev. Canon J. Philip Ashey

The Rev. Canon J. Philip Ashey

  • The Rev. Canon J. Philip Ashey holds degrees from Stanford University, Loyola Law School, General Theological Seminary (New York) and an LLM from Cardiff University in the UK
  • He is the President and CEO of the American Anglican Council
  • Also serves as Special Counsel to the Archbishop, Advisor to the GAFCON Primates, and leads Lawyers Networks in both ACNA and GAFCON
  • Served Episcopal and Anglican congregations of all sizes in California, Virginia, Pennsylvania and Georgia
  • He is married to Julie and they have four adult children
The Very Rev. Dr. John Barr

The Very Rev. Dr. John Barr

  • The Very Rev. Dr. John Barr holds degrees from The University of the South, Virginia Seminary and Fuller Seminary
  • He served parishes in South Carolina, the Mississippi Delta and Alabama
  • He is the former Dean of Diocese of South Carolina
  • Currently he serves as Chairman of the Commission on Ministry for the Diocese, and a member of the Board of Trustees of Kanuga, and as Sub Dean at Church of the Apostles, Columbia SC
  • He is married to Laura (author of Faithfully Fit, Word Publishing), and they have three children (Ramsay, MacReadie, David), and four grandchildren

How Can I Help?

You can help support Missions at St Michael’s in two ways:

  • Volunteer your time and talents with one or more of our Mission Partners

                    Click here to print and fill out our Interest in MIssion card

  • Make a financial contribution in support of the Holy City, Hurting Coast, and Hungering World mission ministries of St Michael’s

                     Click here to print and fill out our Mission Offering card

Mission Events

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bottles for life
reading partners