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IN THIS ISSUE...
Our Values: Heritage  // Our Relationship with Rwanda // On Becoming Anglican // Holy Cross Mission Church Plant // Anglican Youth Council  //  February Financial Report // Regional Retreat Recap   /Providing Hope on Nkombo Island  /The Wilderness & The Whisperer  // What I'm Reading  // Church & Clergy Updates  //  News & Events
OUR VALUES: HERITAGE
We are deeply rooted in the historic Christian Church, in our Anglican tradition, and in the surprising story of God’s work in us through the Anglican Church of Rwanda. These gifts bring us into an ongoing story filled with miracle, mystery, connection, and blessing. 

HERITAGE
By The Rev'd Canon Art Going

The third stated value of our diocese is Heritage.

One young Anglican theologian has written, “The classical vision of Anglicanism is a people formed by God through common worship, common prayer, and common reading of the Scriptures, growing together...
  

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RELATIONSHIP WITH RWANDA
By Lisa Puckett

This article is the third in a series on the values defining the Diocese of Christ Our Hope. Here we will explore our heritage “shaped by the surprising story of God’s work in and through the Anglican Church of Rwanda.”


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ON BECOMING ANGLICAN
By Tamara Hill Murphy


*Note: Tamara Hill Murphy wrote this article in 2013 when she first became an Anglican 

When I was five years old I prayed with my Daddy to follow Jesus.  That decision was eternal.  Becoming Anglican is not eternal.

When I was nineteen I wore a white dress and made a vow to Brian Murphy.  I put on his ring and his last name and said I wouldn’t take it off until I died.  That commitment was binding before God and man.  Becoming Anglican is not binding...

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Holy Cross Mission 
By the Rev'd Blake Johnson
Read about the new church plant, Holy Cross Mission, in Crozet, VA

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Regional Retreat Recap
By Buddy Hocutt

A recap of the Blue Ridge Regional Retreat in Roanoke, VA

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Anglican Youth Council
Read more information from The Rev'd Drew Hill about how your high school student can be involved in the Anglican Youth Council

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February Financial Report
View the February Budget Report

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STORIESOFHOPE
Read a message here from Suffragan Bishop Quigg Lawrence about Nkombo Island in Rwanda and how you can help provide hope. 
THEOLOGY & THE ARTS
The Wilderness & The Whisperer
By Jonathan Noel
Church of the Apostles, Raleigh, NC
“‘The Lord, the God of the Hebrews, has sent me to say to you: Let my people go, so that they may worship me in the wilderness.” – Exodus 7:16 (NIV)

Click here to read Jonathan Noel's Lenten reflection and listen to his song, "Say to My Soul" 
WHAT I'M READING
By Art Going, Canon for Leadership Development

Last month, in keeping with my stated goal for the year—Hold fast what you have (Rev 3:11)—I wrote that I would be using this entire Reformation 500 year to revisit Luther. I started out where Luther himself did, right after receiving his doctorate in biblical studies—in the Psalms...

                                                                 
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CHURCH & CLERGY UPDATES
View Photos from ordinations across the Diocese


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NEWS & EVENTS
UPCOMING EVENTS
April 27-29: Northeast Regional Retreat, Canadensis, PA

June 28-30: ACNA Provincial Assembly, Chicago, IL Click here to register
ANNOUNCEMENTS

Attention photographers! We need volunteers to take photos at the Northeast Regional Retreat coming up on April 27th & 28th. If interested, please contact Buddy Hocutt at robert.hocutt@anglicanchurch.net
JOB OPENINGS
Director of Student Ministry 
Church of the Apostles, Raleigh, NC
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Parish Administrator
Church of the Incarnation, Harrisonburg, VA
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Parish Administrator
Church of the Ascension, Arlington, VA
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