2024 Clergy Conference and Synod

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The Rev. John Yates, II

“Presenting Everyone Mature in Christ” Colossians 1:28
The Anglican Diocese of the Carolinas is please to have John Yates (MDiv, Princeton Theological Seminary; DMin, Fuller Theological Seminary) lead  our 2024 Clergy Conference. John is former rector of The Falls Church Anglican in northern Virginia, and a Council member of The Gospel Coalition. He has authored a number of books, including Raising Kids with Character Traits That Last (with Susan Yates). John and his wife, Susan, have five children and  21 grandchildren.



Anglican Diocese of the Carolinas Clergy Retreat Schedule

Thursday Night

6:00 pm:  Dinner on the Grounds at Apostles-Raleigh

7:15 pm: Session One, The  Rev. John Yates,  II

Friday Morning

8:30 am: Coffee and Fellowship

9:00 am: Session Two, The Rev. John Yates, II

10 am: Break 

10:30 am: Session Three, The  Rev. John Yates, II

10:30 am: Clergy Wives Gathering 

12:00 noon: Dismissal / Lunch on your own

These schedules may change due to unexpected consequences but would be updated immediately.

Anglican Diocese of the Carolinas Synod Schedule

Friday Pre-Synod Workshops

3:00 pm Workshops

  • The Vestry and the Church 
  • Kardia Church Planting

4:00 pm Workshops

  • Alpha
  • Connected Families: Discipline that Connects

5:15 pm Clergy Vesting

5:30 pm: Opening Worship with Clergy Renewal of Vows followed by Food Trucks on the Grounds for Lay and Clergy Delegates

Saturday Morning


8:00-8:30 am Registration with Coffee and Donuts

8:30 am Session 1

Opening Prayer and Welcome

Elections for Standing Committee and Provincial Council

Bishop’s Address

Introduction of New Clergy – Transfers, Deacons, Priests

New Congregations:

10:00 am Coffee break and Visit Exhibitor Tables

10:30 am Session

Kardia Presentation

Presentation of Finances – Mr. Chris Judy, Treasurer

Closing Remarks and Prayer

12:00 pm Dismissal

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