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June 16, Annual Banquet of the Bedes, in Dallas

The Anglican School Association The Chapel of the Cross 4333 Cole Avenue, Dallas, TX 75205 214.521.6062 May 9, 2017 It's almost time for the 2017 Banquet of the Bedes—here in Dallas, on Friday, June 16! As we move into our second year, schools have already begun to utilize the benefits of membership: school visits, curriculum and administrative resources, teacher training and certification, and school accreditation. (The ASA website failed to communicate requests for several months; encourage any who experienced difficulty to try again, or to contact me directly!) Schedule for Friday, June 16, at The Chapel of the Cross, Dallas, Texas 5:00 p.m. Workshops #1) ASA accreditation (Dean Walter Banek+, Good Shepherd REC church and school, Tyler, TX) #2) How to teach a three-grade classroom (Miss Allison Steinberg, fifteen-year veteran of multi-grade classrooms) 6:00 p.m. Choral Evensong for Christian Education 6:30 p.m. "Banquet of the Bedes" (with teacher promotions) 7:00 p.m. "The Benedict Option through the lens of traditional Anglicanism: Christians in the current culture, and why our baptized children and pagan neighbors need more than just a classical school" (Fr. Brian Foos, St. Andrew's Academy, Chester, CA) 7:30 p.m. Fire, 'Freshments, & Fellowship in The Chapel's courtyard Registering for the banquet (214.521.6062, or by the 1st of June helps us provide for everyone. Those not yet members may enjoy the dinner for $25, or join the ASA as a teacher for $75. Headmasters of member schools: your teachers are included as members of St. Bede's. Please remind them to submit credentials for certification by the end of May. This annual banquet intends to coincide with a national classical conference. The Society for Classical Learning ( meets in Dallas during the following week. Accommodations. The REC General Council has a group rate at Embassy Suites, near DFW ( To stay near the parish, we recommend the uptown La Quinta ( Limited Parish Hospitality is also available for those who ask first. In Christ, John P. Boonzaaijer+ Chair and Executive Director

Choir Camp in the Sierras

The Saint Andrew's Church and Academy in Lake Almanor, California, hosts a choir camp, July 31 - August 6. Register at Saint Andrew's Church and Academy. Learn and enjoy the rich music of our Anglican heritage in the beautiful setting of the northern Sierra mountains.

Available Teacher

Mr. Sam Miller, graduate of Christ Academy, Philadelphia, completed a teaching internship with Saint Andrew's Academy in Chester, CA, before finishing a degree in Art History in Switzerland. Sam seeks a position as a vocational teacher in an ASA school and can be contacted at

Ministry to Youth

The four workshop lectures from the mini-conference hosted by the REC committee for Christian Education, are available through The Chapel of the Cross WEBSITE.

New Middle School Head at Christ Academy, Philadelphia

The Reverend Andrew Brummett, of Dallas, Texas, has accepted the position of Middle School Head at Christ Academy, the parish school of Grace Reformed Episcopal Church in Collingdale, PA. His wife Jessica will serve at St. Mark's Church and Classical Academy, in Rydal. Congratulations!

Good Shepherd calls Dr. David Kester

Good Shepherd Reformed Episcopal Church and School in Tyler, Texas, has completed its search for an administrator, and hired Dr. David Kester. Congratulations! See

Ken Myers in Dallas

Dr. Ken Myers, of Mars Hill Audio, lectured at The Chapel of the Cross REC and the Saint Timothy School on "Contemplative Harmony: The Church’s Soundscape in an Era of Noise." These lectures may be downloaded from the parish's ARCHIVES.