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  • Meet the Access for All God’s Children Team

    Meet the Access for All God’s Children Team

    Eight-minute read. Seen and unseen. All manner of human disability is present in our communities. For those living with disabilities, barriers are everywhere. This Fall Bishop Bruce convened a group of persons living with disabilities to address the need we all have for making our churches accessible and accommodating. Our work is to assist the church in doing just that.

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  • Be SMART: Addressing shootings by children through asking about unsecured guns in other homes

    Be SMART: Addressing shootings by children through asking about unsecured guns in other homes

    Three-minute read. The third step “A” Ask About Unsecured Guns in Other Homes. There are approximately 4.6 million US children living in a household with at least one loaded, unlocked gun. That’s why you need to Ask about firearms in other homes your child visits.

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  • Transitions – January 2023

    Transitions – January 2023

    One-minute read. Details of the churches in transition and the clergy transitions through to the end of January 2022.

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  • Registration open for 2023 Episcopal Youth Event delegations

    Registration open for 2023 Episcopal Youth Event delegations

    Two-minute read. The Episcopal Church Youth Ministries Office announces open registration for delegations of young people and chaperones planning to attend the Episcopal Youth Event (EYE) July 4-8 at the University of Maryland in College Park.

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  • Recording & Photographs – A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Recording & Photographs – A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Three-minute read, 105-minute video. On Saturday, January 14, the diocese held its first annual service in celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., at Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral, Kansas City. The recording of the service includes a 1967 interview with the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., made 11 months before he was assassinated, and an extract from a sermon he delivered at the Washington National Cathedral.

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In Brief

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, February 2, 2023

    New Spirit Update, February 2, 2023

    In this issue: A pastoral message from the Presiding Bishop, a message from the Presiding Bishop nominating Committee, Meet the Access for All God’s Children Team, and loads more. In fact, there’s so much you’ll need to browse through to make sure you haven’t missed anything. There’s news, feature articles, lots of announcements, events, plus messages for clergy and church administrators.

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