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For all of you Facebook folks who may not know, the church has a Facebook page, and we invite you to check us out.

There’s even another picture from Convocation, 2019 on our FB page!

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Convocation 2019, with a thank you to COA’s Founder, Herman Adrian Spruit!

During the recent CCOA convocation, we celebrated our 60th birthday!

Please see Convocation, 2019 under About the Church in the sidebar for a few more photos. More about convocation 2019 will be shared in the next issue of our newsletter.

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It’s Convocation Time for the CCOA!

We’ll gather together for fellowship, education, and of course, lots of worship!

October 11-14, 2019

Prayers for safe travels, open minds, open hearts, and wise decisions.

Congratulations and Welcome, Bro. Jeremiah!

Surrounded by family and friends, members of the Order of Charity, and clergy of the CCOA, Bro. Jeremiah of Pennsylvania was incardinated as a CCOA priest today!

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Election of Presiding BIshop

This evening the CCOA Bishops, The Most Rev. Linda Rounds-Nichols and The Most Rev. Michael Talbot, met with Presiding Bishop, The Most Rev. Mark Elliott Newman. The purpose of the meeting was to elect our next Presiding Bishop. CCOA’s current Presiding Bishop, The Most Rev. Mark Elliott Newman was unanimously elected on the first ballot and has agreed to continue his service for another term.

Congratulations, Bishop Mark. Thank you for your continued service!

Bishop Mark

Bishop Mark

Happy Retirement, +Linda

+Linda Rounds-Nichols began serving as the dean of Sophia Divinity School in May, 2008, and retired ten and a half years later, at the end of December, 2018. Happy Retirement, +Linda

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Congratulations, Bishop Michael!

Michael Talbot became CCOA’s newest bishop last weekend,

during the annual convocation.

Congratulations, +Michael!

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+Michael is pictured with Presiding Bishop, Mark Elliott Newman, OC.

Convocation Registration Open!

CCOA clergy and seminarians should have received information about the 2018 Convocation, which is scheduled for September 14-17, 2018. If you did not receive this information, please contact Presiding Bishop Mark Elliott Newman, OC.

Sophia Divinty School news

Sophia Divinity School’s office is now in Arizona, where we are incorporated, while remaining a division of CCOA. We hope to compete some program revisions soon and to then have applications available.

God is not dead, but…..

“God is not dead!

But unless we behold the awareness of being alive in God, we ourselves are dead!”

COA founder, Herman Adrian Spruit, 1984


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