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Don’t miss the twice-monthly New Spirit Update of all the news, events, information, and ideas from the Episcopal Churches in West Missouri.

  • New Spirit Update, May 19, 2022

    In this issue: With an increase in COVID-19 cases, The Episcopal Church plans for a shorter General Convention,St. Anne’s Afghan Refugee family settles in. Plus, Bishop Bruce on Dobbs VS Jackson Women’s Health Organization, meet Rachael Orth our new Events Coordinator, lots of upcoming events, and more!

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  • Introducing Rachael Orth

    Two-minute read. We are pleased to introduce Rachael Orth, who joined the Diocesan Staff on May 16 in the half-time position of Events Coordinator. Rachael will be responsible for the logistics (registration, venue bookings, contracts, and organizing refreshments and meals, etc.) for diocesan-wide events, and events of interest to a wider diocesan audience.

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  • 2022 Memorial Service at Walkup Grove Cemetery

    When: May 29, 2022, at 11 a.m.
    Where: Walkup Grove Cemetery, Atchison County, Missouri
    For: All welcome.

    A Memorial worship service will be held at Walkup Grove Cemetery, Atchison County on Sunday, May 29, at 11 am. The worship is sponsored by St. Oswald’s-in-the-Field Episcopal Church, with Fr. Jonathan Frazier presiding at this special service.

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    St. Anne’s Afghan refugee family – Making a real difference, one family at a time

    Two-minute read. Life at St. Anne’s, Lee’s Summit after they converted their office space to accommodate an Afghan Refugee family.

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  • Clergy Transitions – April 2022

    One-minute read. Details of recent clergy transitions through to the end of April 2022.

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  • Bishop Bruce’s official picture

    One-minute read. An official photograph of Bishop Bruce has been made available to the churches of the diocese. The picture by Mary Ann Teschan, a member at St. Andrew’s, Kansas City, was taken at Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral.

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