February 14, 2020
The Rt. Rev. Julian M. Dobbs is privileged to announce the appointment of the Rev. Dr. Jim Salladin to the office of Diocesan Canon of Church Planting and Gospel Renewal.
Dr. Salladin continues serve as rector of Emmanuel Anglican Church since the fall of 2016.Originally from California, he worked at St. John's Vancouver Anglican Church and St. James Muswell Hill in London. Jim recently completed his PhD through the University of St. Andrews with the focus of his research on grace and participation in Jonathan Edwards' thought. He and his wife Amber have two sons, Caleb and Peter.
As Canon, Jim will oversee and support the existing Church Planting Network of the Anglican Diocese of the Living Word. He will focus on the support of planting clergy and their families and the development of new church plants.
Canon Salladin's Objectives:
•Foster a culture of Gospel renewal within the Anglican Diocese of the Living Word
•Encourage this Gospel renewal toward missionary outreach and church planting
•Teach and train church planters in how Gospel renewal drives contextualization and missionary outreach
•Encourage church planters toward personal and corporate renewal
•Assist in identifying and developing future church planters
•Assist in fostering partnerships with other church planting movements in the ACNA or beyond
Over the better part of the last five years, Jim and Amber have been a gift to this diocese. We look forward to watching how God works through them in this new role.
Bishop Julian writes:
"The Rev. Dr. Canon Jim Salladin loves Jesus Christ and his Church. In addition to his primary ministry as Pastor of Emmanuel Anglican Church, NYC, Jim is excited and committed to fostering a culture of gospel renewal and church planting within the Anglican Diocese of the Living Word. I am thankful to God that Jim will serve our diocese in this additional capacity"
The Rev. Canon Dr. Salladin will be collated at our annual Missions Conference and Synod running April 30-May 2 in Souderton, PA.
Almighty and everlasting God, who alone works great marvels: Send down upon our clergy and the congregations committed to their charge the life-giving Spirit of your grace, shower them with the continual dew of your blessing, and ignite in them a zealous love of your Gospel; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.