Provincial Youth Gathering 2019 

Featured Speakers

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Archbishop Foley Beach

Archbishop and Primate of the Anglican Church in North America

The Most Reverend Doctor Foley Beach was elected the Archbishop of the Anglican Church in North America on June 22, 2014. He is also the Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of the South, headquartered in a suburb of Atlanta, Georgia.

Archbishop Beach is a graduate of Georgia State University, the University of the South, and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. He began his ministry by serving teenagers through Young Life. Prior to serving as archbishop and bishop, he planted and led Holy Cross Anglican Church in Loganville, Georgia.

The scripture verse that has most guided his ministry is Proverbs 3:5-6: “Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.” (ESV)

Archbishop Beach can be heard on radio stations in the U.S. and around the world via his teaching ministry, A Word from the Lord, and his One-Minute Message, an evangelism outreach to the unchurched.

He and his wife are life-long Georgians, and have two adult children.

Benjamin Kwashi

Archbishop of the Ecclesiastical Province of Jos in the Church of Nigeria

The Most Rev. Dr. Benjamin Argak Kwashi is Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Jos and Archbishop of the Ecclesiastical Province of Jos in the Church of Nigeria. He and his wife, Gloria, live in Jos, Plateau State, in Northern Nigeria. They have six children: one is a doctor and one a priest; others are still studying. They also have over 50 orphans living with them in their home.

Bishop Kwashi was born in Amper village (Plateau State) in 1955. He grew up in a Christian home; his father was a noted teacher. He attended the Nigerian Military School, but when he received a clear call to go into ministry, he turned his back on a military career. After ordination and marriage he served in a variety of rural and urban parishes, and then as Rector of a Theological College. He was consecrated and enthroned as Bishop of Jos in 1992.

Keith Hartsell

Leader of Equipped to Heal Ministries

Father Keith Hartsell serves as the Rector of the Redeemer Anglican Parish, a parish with 6 distinct congregations on the north side of Chicago. He also serves as the Greenhouse Movement’s Chicagoland Regional Leader and serves other dioceses throughout the ACNA with planting and growing congregations as a Greenhouse Regional Mobilizer. Prior to his involvement with Greenhouse, he served at Church of the Resurrection in Wheaton, IL for 13 years as the Youth Pastor under Bishop Stewart Ruch, III.

Fr. Keith leads the Equipped to Heal Ministries, which has a national team of teachers and leaders who collaborate together to equip every church and every Christian to minister healing one to another. Keith has been married to his wife, Dawn for 18 years and they have 5 children.