Contents – October 2017

In This Issue

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Editor’s Letter

New Spirit

Five-minute read. Welcome to the first 'online only' version of Spirit. Read all about it!  Read More 

Keeping Watch

Convention 2017

Five-minute read. Diocesan Gathering & Convention 2017 - our third in 366 days!  Read More 

Features

Reframing “Religion” from Belief to Belonging

10 minute read. The Jesus Movement arises from the sacred Gospel story in which we participate.  Read More 


Can Knowing Other Faiths Deepen Our Own?

10 minute read. Understanding friends from other faiths can enrich our own lives as Christians.  Read More 


Saint John’s Bible Presented to Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral

10 minute read. An anonymous donor has made a gift of the entire seven volume heritage edition of the Saint John’s Bible to Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral.  Read More 


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 

News

Bishop Kemper School Offers Resources and Prepares Deacons for Ministry

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


Food Pantry, Necessity Pantry & Christmas Toy/Winter Hats Ministry

Five-minute read St. Michael's, Independence - ministry now offers toys for children up through age sixteen.  Read More 


Absalom Jones Celebration at St. Augustine's, Kansas City

Two-minute read. Photographs of the Absalom Jones Celebration at St. Augustine's, Kansas City.  Read More 


Evangelism Workshop - Kansas City

Five-minute read. Photographs of the Evangelism Workshop at Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral.  Read More 


Evangelism Workshop – Springfield

Five-minute read. Photographs of the Evangelism Workshop at St. James' Springfield.  Read More 


Bishop Kemper School for Ministry and Nazarene Theological Seminary Enter into Articulation Agreement

Five-minute read. Bishop Kemper School for Ministry has formally entered an Agreement of Cooperation with Nazarene Theological Seminary, Kansas City, Missouri.   Read More 


Bishop Spencer Place Joins Saint Luke’s Health System

Two-minute read. Formalizing a 21-year affiliation, Bishop Spencer Place is now officially part of Saint Luke’s Health System.  Read More 

Promotion

Bishop Spencer Place

Bishop Spencer Place, an exceptional place in the heart of it all.  Read More 

About

How to contact us, submit articles & pictures  About Spirit 

Directory

A directory of all the churches in the diocese  Directory 

Gary Allman

Gary Allman is the Director of Communications at The Diocese of West Missouri

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