April 2014

The April 2014 issue of Connections highlights the Annual Chorister Festival with three full pages of text and photographs. It also includes recaps of the Blessing of Liturgical Ministries and the Diocesan Youth Eucharist. Plus read everything one needs to know about Grace Church, Spring Hill’s Divine Swine BBQ event.

March 2014

The March 2014 issue of Connections showcases the Liturgical Ministries in the Diocese of Tennessee and the annual Blessing of Liturgical Ministries event. Other stories include details on the C3 Conference at St. George’s Church, Nashville, and a weekend of events with Wendall Berry. There is also a two-page feature on St. Agnes’ Church, Cowan, and their quest to find just the right door.

February 2014

The February 2014 issue of Connections features a recap of the 182nd Annual Convention of the Diocese of Tennessee, with a cover story highlighting the ordination of the four Vocational Deacons. There is a Q&A with Agatha Nolen whose memoir, Chasing My Father, is out now. And the news of the new website for the diocese is announced.

January 2014

The January 2014 issue of Connections is all about the Diocesan Annual Convention. It includes the schedule, a welcome message from the hosts and nominations for various open positions on councils and committees in the diocese.

November/December 2013

The November/December 2013 issue of Connections is the year-end double issue. The cover story on the Faithful & Focused Annual Fund drive takes a look at three diocesan entities: Evangelism and Congregational Development Commission, the churches of Rutherford County and St. Luke’s Church, Springfield. Other stories are Christ Church Cathedral, Nashville’s Fall Symposium with the Rev. Dr. Walter Brueggeman, the 2013 Diocesan Budget Work Day, and the celebration of St. Bede’s Church, Manchester’s 50th anniversary.

October 2013

The October 2013 issue of Connections features Tennessee’s Cursillo organization and their annual fall weekend gathering. Bishop Bauerschmidt announced his sabbatical. Other features include the formation of a grief group through St. James the Less, Madison and the anniversary of the installation of the organ at Christ Church Cathedral, Nashville.

September 2013

The September 2013 issue of Connections marks a new online look for the magazine. Inside, the feature article spotlights the House of Bishops’ first visit as a group to Nashville. Other stories include a “Living in Leadership” column by Don Shriver, the anniversary of Church of the Epiphany Sherwood and introduces the new executive directors of both DuBose Conference Center and St. Mary’s Sewanee.

August 2013

The August 2013 issue of Connections focuses on the Quality Aging Series and also covers the blessing of the Belmont Bell at St. Luke’s Church, Springfield and the farewell to the Rev. Thomas Morris as he departs his position at St. Mary’s Sewanee.

July 2013

The July 2013 issue of Connections cover story celebrates the opening of the Thistle Stop Cafe and the history of Thistle Farms/Magdalene House. Other stories include recognizing St. Andrew’s-Sewanee graduating seniors, the Rev. Paul Mun attending at Multi-Cultural Conference and more.

June 2013

The June 2013 issue of Connections explores the Taize tradition in the cover story “Peace and Tranquility Through Song and Prayer.” Other stories include St. Paul’s Church, Franklin’s Mitre Sighter map (children keep track of the bishop’s visitations) and the premiere of the Living In Leadership feature.