October 25th 2013 – Missionary Diocese of the West Convocation
Missionary Diocese of the West holds its Convocation at St Patrick’s Anglican Church, Hemet, Calif.. Representations were present from three of the four parishes in the Missionary Diocese; one parish and one mission were officially excused. The Convocation voted to admit St Augustine’s Anglican Church, Phoenix, AZ as a Mission of the Diocese.
The bishop – the Most Rev. Peter D. Robinson reported that the he had ordained one priest in the past year, the Rev. Fr. Frank Hume-Dawson, who serves as Priest in Charge of St Augustine’s, Phoenix. He has also received one postulant for training for the sacred ministry in the Missionary District of the West. The diocese reported an approximately 15% increase in communicants.
Elections were held to fill vacancies on the Diocesan Council of Advice.