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Conference Details

The ACNA Guild of Vergers will host its first annual conference this Fall at St. Peter’s Anglican (the pro-cathedral for the Gulf Atlantic Diocese) in Tallahassee, Florida on October 27-29th.  The conference will allow vergers from throughout the Province to gather for fellowship, resource sharing, and continuing education.  Festivities will begin Friday night and will conclude after the 9:00am worship service at St. Peter’s on Sunday the 29th.  The conference is for existing vergers, clergy who want to know more about the ministry of vergers, and for those seeking to start a verger ministry in their parish. This conference is free of charge for participants and includes breakfast and lunch on Saturday.  You can find details concerning the schedule and accommodations below, as well as a form where you can register.  If you have any questions email us at vergers@stpetersfl.com!


Schedule


Schedule


Below you will find the schedule for our time together.  Please bring your vestments to wear during Sunday Worship.  You may also bring your virge if you desire.  Contact us with any questions!

Friday:

  • Arrive in Tallahassee Friday afternoon and check in to Hotel/Accomodations
  • 6:30 | Meet and Greet at local restauraunt (location TBA)

Saturday:

  • 7:45-8:15 | Registration/Continental Breakfast
  • 8:15-9:00 | Morning Prayer
  • 9:00-10:15 | Welcome/History of Vergers
  • 10:15-11:00 | Overview of Verger's Role in the Liturgy
  • 11:00-11:15 | Morning Break
  • 11:15-11:50 | Overview of Verger Vestments and Vesting Lay Ministers
  • 11:50:-12:00 | Break
  • 12:00-1:30 | Noonday Prayer and Lunch
  • 1:30-2:00 | Docent Tours of St. Peter's
  • 2:00-2:30 | Workshop: Acolyting
  • 2:30-3:00 | Workshop: Verger's Role in the Parish
  • 3:00-3:30 | The ACNA Present and Future
  • 3:30-4:15 | Panel Discussion
  • 4:15-4:30 | Break
  • 4:30-5:00 | ACNA Guild of Vergers Business Meeting
  • 5:00-7:00 | Meeting Adjourns, Free time until dinner
  • 7:00| Dinner

Sunday:

  • 8:00 | Arrive at St. Peter's for Morning Worship
  • 9:00-11:15 | Serve in 9:00am Worship Service at St. Peter's
  • 12:00 | Conference Concludes

 

 

 

 

Accomodations


Accomodations


Hotels:

The following hotels are close to St. Peter's and generally affordable.  We also might be able to arrange for you to stay with a St. Peter's parishioner.  If you are interested, please select it on the registration from and we will follow up with you.

  • Hampton Inn | 3388 Lonnbladh Rd., Tallhassee, FL 32308 | 850.574.4900

  • Holiday Inn Express | 1653 Raymond Diehl Rd., Tallahassee FL, 32308 | 850.386.7500

  • TownePlace Suites by Marriott | 1876 Capital Circle NE, Tallahassee, FL | 850.219.0122

 

 

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