As of October 18, 2020 The Anglocatholic Church ministers in 31 countris in 11 archdioceses and 14 dioceses in 104 parishes with 24 bishops, 130 priests, and 55 deacons with 30,950 faithful members.
If everything goes as planned, later next week Patriarch’s autobiography TAGASIVAADE (Looking Back) has to be in the bookstores all over Estonia. Here is the front cover:
The Reverend Fr. Reuben Iqbal, Ph.B., Th.B. has joined us in Pakistan with 7 parishes, 4 Priests, 2 Deacons and 835 communicant members. We say to them all welcome! By the decree of His Beatitude, The Most Reverend Dr. Heigo Ritsbek, MA, MDiv, DMin, LittD, DD, Father Iqbal has been nominated as a Bishop Elect of The Anglocatholic Church. After consecration he will be serving as the Ordinary of The Diocese of Saint Peter of The Anglocatholic Church.
On Saturday 3, 2020, we had our first meeting of The College of Bishops of The Anglocatholic Church by ZOOM.COM. It was great to have 4 Bishops present: Patriarch Heigo Ritsbek, Primate Joseph Pevigo, Primate Earl Frazier, and Metropolitan Archbishop David Smith. We are looking more Bishops to join us in ZOOM next time – on October 17, 2020!
By the decision of The Holy Trinity Anglocatholic Church School of Ministry has decided to honor The Reverend Siim Teekel, the Senior Pastor of Oleviste Baptist Church in Tallinn, Estonia. Oleviste Baptist Church is a great church with membership of 2,000. The Reverend Siim Teekel was given Doctor of Divinity (D.D.) honoris causa.
As the decision of The Holy Synod of The Anglocatholic Church the leaders of Holy Trinity Anglocatholic School of Ministry leaders were honored – both the President Dr. Heigo Ritsbek and the Dean Dr. Earl Lewis Frazier were given Doctor of Divinity (D.D.) honorary degrees.