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In The December 2018 Issue

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Christian Formation

One-minute read. New Christian Formation resources have been developed and are now available. Read More 

2018 Gathering Presentations

Five-minute read. Brief notes and useful links relating to the three Diocesan Convention Gathering presentations. Read More 

Diocesan Convention in Pictures

Five-minute read. The people and events of the 129th convention of The Diocese of West Missouri. Read More 

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Latest Features

Apollo 8 at 50: In the beginning

five-minute read. On Christmas Eve 1968 the astronauts of Apollo 8 became the first people to orbit the Moon. Read More 

Equipped and Sent

five-minute read. An eight-month tenure at Holden Village, a Lutheran Community in the Cascade Mountains of Washington State has a lasting effect Read More 

We Are Members of One Another

15 minute read. Part three on Deepening Your Relationship with God by Worshiping with Other Faiths. What can we learn from how other faiths worship? Read More 

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Topics

Evangelism

Epic Tales and the Diocesan Convention

8 minute read. What is an epic story? What makes an epic story epic? And how does that link to the Diocesan Convention? Read More 

Courses for Licensed Evangelism and Christian Formation Roles

5 minute read. The Bishop Kemper School for Ministry has put together courses to prepare potential licensees in Evangelism and Christian Formation. Read More 

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Christian Formation

Christian Formation

One-minute read. New Christian Formation resources have been developed and are now available. Read More 

Equipped and Sent

five-minute read. An eight-month tenure at Holden Village, a Lutheran Community in the Cascade Mountains of Washington State has a lasting effect Read More 

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Discernment

Discerning a Call: Deacons in Today's Church

10 minute read. What are deacons? What do they do? Where do they come from? And are you called to become a deacon?  Read More 

Bishop Kemper School Offers Resources and Prepares Deacons for Ministry

One-minute read. Workshop for anyone considering a calling to the deaconate.   Read More 

Leadership

General Convention is Coming!

Ten-minute read. How General Convention works, and some idea of what to expect from the 79th Convention of The Episcopal Church. Read More 

We are the Brotherhood of St. Andrew

Five-minute read. The Brotherhood of St. Andrew is a 133-year-old ministry to men in Episcopal and Anglican churches. Currently, the Brotherhood has over 4,000 members in more than 500 chapters. Read More 

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Education

General Convention 101

The Episcopal Diocese of Texas has produced a handy pictorial guide to General Convention. Follow the links provided to see an online version of the guide, which you can download and print if you wish.  Read More 

Human Trafficking as It Relates to Slavery

Ten-minute read. Most Americans turn a blind eye towards slavery believing it only existed in the past. Unfortunately, that is not the case. Read More 

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Youth

Bishop's Ball and Youth Awards 2018

Five-minute read. Christ Episcopal Church Springfield hosted this year's Bishop's Ball on Saturday November 3. There was good food, awards, and dancing to be enjoyed. Read More 

New Regional Youth Ministry Coordinators

5 minute read. Meet our two new Regional Youth Coordinators, Krist Heuett and Meredith Seaton Read More 

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