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ADAN Annual Synod 2023

Our upcoming ADAN Synod is October 12th - 14th in El Paso, Texas. On this page you will find how to register online as well as how to reserve your hotel accommodations. 

ONLINE REGISTRATION

Clergy, lay delegates, and attendees can register online by clicking the green "TICKETS" button. Full registration includes a plated meal on Thursday evening and a boxed lunch on Friday. Registration cost by type:

Clergy - $150

Lay Delegate - $150 (Each parish may register up to two lay delegates. Only registered delegates may speak and vote in the diocesan business meeting)

Attendees - $130 (Attendees may attend all synod activities but will not be able to speak or vote during the diocesan business meeting)

Attendee registration without meals - $60 (This registration permits access as an attnedee to all synod events excet meals. Because table fellowship is an important part of our life together, all clergy and delegate registrations include meals. All registrations after August 15th will be without meals)

Please be aware that all boxes must be filled-in for the registration process to be complete. Last year a number of clergy and lay delegates left some of the boxes incomplete which is why issues ensued. In other words, do not leave anything unanswered. If you need any assistance, please feel free to contact the Synod Communications Team at dowsynodhelp@gmail.com or (346) 336-2103. We are happy to serve you. 

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS:

The Diocese has reserved a block of rooms at the Hilton Garden Inn in El Paso. Rooms are $129 per night, and your hotel registration includes breakfast for two individuals per day.  You can proceed to the booking website HERE
https://www.hilton.com/en/hotels/elpgigi-hilton-garden-inn-el-paso-university/ The cutoff deadline is August 15th, so please make sure to book your rooms before that date. 

ANGLICAN DIOCESE OF ALL NATIONS (ACNA) ANNUAL SYNOD AGENDA : October 12-15, 2023 

HILTON GARDEN INN EL PASO/UNIVERSITY 111 W. University Ave. El Paso, TX 79902

Synod Host: Bishop Felix & Lilian Orji

Master of Ceremonies: Venerable Layne Hansen & Dr. Mrs. Hannah Chukwu

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12TH:

 2:00 - 6:00 PM: Arrival & Registration

 7:00 - 9:00 PM: Diocesan Dinner Banquet

     o Welcome: Bishop Felix Orji & Venerable Layne Hansen

     o Mission (Church Planting & Outreach) in the Diocese: Bishop

Scott Seely (Bishop Suffragan) & the Evangelism Taskforce

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13TH:

 6:00 - 8:15 AM: Breakfast

 8:30 - 9:00AM: Morning Prayer led by Venerable Dr. Gbenga Ola

 9:00 - 10:45 AM: The Bishop’s Pastoral Charge - Bishop Felix Orji

 10:45 - 10:50AM: Vote of Thanks

 10: 50 - 11:00 AM: Break

 11:00 AM - 12:00 Noon: Diocesan Business:

     o Approval of the Constitution/Legal Matters - Venerable Job Serebrov (Chancellor).

     o Financial Report - Sir Charles Napier (Treasurer)

 12:00 Noon - 12:15 PM: Noon Day Prayer

 12:15 - 2:00 PM: Lunch

 2:00 - 3:00 PM Plenary: Bishop Martyn Minns

 3:00 - 4:00 PM:

      o Clergy Wives Meeting with Mrs. Lilian Orji

      o Ordinands & Postulants Meeting with Venerable Layne Hansen

& Venerable Dr. Myles Calvin.

      o Knights and Knights Candidates Meeting with Venerable

Samuel Igwe & Bishop Felix Orji

 4:00 - 5:00 PM: Child Protection & Sexual Boundaries Seminar by Venerable Dr Cleo Kukeya

 5:00 - 7:30 PM -Dinner on Your Own

 7:30 - 8:30 PM : Bounded Ethicality: Understanding and Addressing

the Knowing-Doing Gap in Christian Morals and Ethics.- Sir Dr Izu

Nwachukwu

 8:35- 9:30 PM : Service of Compline & Renewal of Ordination Vows

led by Venerable Isaac Rehberg & Bishop Felix Orji, OSB.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14TH:

 6:00 – 8:00 AM: Breakfast

 7:30 – 9:00 AM: Transportation to St. Francis Cathedral Church

St. Francis Cathedral Church 470 Eagle Drive

El Paso, TX 79912

 9:00AM - 12:00 Noon: Service of Installation of Canons, Collation of Archdeacons & Knighthood Investiture with Holy Communion:

o Preacher: Venerable Samuel Igwe

o Celebrants: The Rt. Rev’d Dr. Felix Orji & The Rt. Rev’d Dr. Scott Seely

 12 Noon: Closing Remarks & Dismissal - Bishop Felix Orji

 12 Noon - 1:30 PM: Transportation Back to the Hilton Garden Inn

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 15TH:

 10:30 AM: Festal Eucharist & Ordination to the Diaconate & Priesthood at St Francis Cathedral, El Paso, Texas (see address above)

o Preacher: The Rt. Rev’d Martyn Minns

o Celebrant: The Rt. Rev’d Dr. Felix Orji, OSB

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If you have any questions, please contact the following:

Registration:

*Canon Rob Goodman – robgoodman93@gmail.com or (210) 602-3345.

MISC:

*Venerable Layne Hansen – lthansen99@gmail.com or (915) 503-3254. *Bishop Scott Seely – bishopseely@adoan.org or (830) 491-2501.

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