Our Official Opening: Easter Sunday, April 8, 2012
St. Augustine’s officially opened its doors to the community on Easter Sunday, April 4, 2012. This Sunday service featured the Easter liturgy from the Church of England’s book of Common Worship, joyful singing, Scripture-reading, and Holy Communion. The Rev. Dr. John Jorden, canon to Bishop Roger Ames, represented the Anglican Diocese of the Great Lakes in this significant event in the life of St. Augustine’s.
“We began as a Bible study in our Westerville home last May, and in September, we moved with several families to Northeast Conference Center, where we worship on Sundays,” said Fr. Kevin Maney, priest of St. Augustine’s. “Our mission statement says that we are changed by God to make a difference for God. We want to share this good news and purpose with those in our surrounding community.”
St. Augustine formed as a new parish in the Anglican Diocese of the Great Lakes and the broader Anglican Church of North America (ACNA). We are part of Anglican 1000, a movement to raise up new communities of faith in the United States and Canada. St. Augustine’s joined the diocese of CANA East (ACNA) in March of 2019, under the leadership of Bishop Julian Dobbs.
We believe God calls us to be missionaries in our community, and we are excited to welcome those who are looking for a place to worship and serve.
St. Augustine’s moved to Ellsworth Chapel at Central College on June 21, 2015.