Monday, June 8, was the first day of work. The Eucharist, began at 6:15 a.m., with Father Jon Robbins as the preacher and I celebrated. The biblical readings for the week are focusing on the marks of mission, recognizing that “the Mission of the Church is the Mission of Christ.” The readings for the day concentrated on “proclaiming the Good News of the Kingdom.” Father Jon got us off to a right start when he spoke to us about the way in which we exercise our missionary work, by allowing time to experience being in the presence of God.
Belize Mission 2015 – Day 3
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About the Author: The Reverend Dr. Anthony B. Holder
The Rev. Dr. Anthony B. Holder is an Episcopal Priest in the Diocese of Southeast Florida, serving as the Third Rector of Holy Sacrament Episcopal Church, Pembroke Pines, Florida. Born in Barbados, Father Tony, as he is commonly called, has served as a priest in Barbados, Illinois and now Florida. Prior to entering seminary, he was a graphic artist and an Art Teacher at a high school in Barbados. While in the Diocese of Springfield, Illinois, he served in a number of positions including as Spiritual Director of Happening and Church Camp, Regional Dean, Standing Committee President, and a Clerical Deputy to General Convention. In the Diocese of Southeast Florida, he served as a member of the Commission of Social Justice and Immigration, and a member of the Search Committee for the Bishop Coadjutor and Fourth Bishop of Southeast Florida. Dr. Holder and his wife have two children. They enjoy traveling, spending time together, and being with family and friends. Personally, Father Tony enjoys Art, reading, tennis, and physical exercise.