Contents — February 2018

In This Issue

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Editor’s Letter

Lenten Memories & Looking Forward to Bishop's Days

Five-minute read. Lenten memories and modern Lenten practices, plus Bishop's Days are on March 3 and 17. If you are a church leader, you should plan to be there.  Read More 

Keeping Watch

Death in Life and Life in Death

Ten-minute read. Death in life and life in death are fundamental to our faith. Read More 

Features

How Many Episcopalians Does it Take to Change a Lightbulb?

Eight-minute read. How energy efficiency saved $1,200 at St. Anne’s last year.  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 


What Are You Doing This Year?

One-minute read. Join us for this year's Book Study Challenge. Read More 


Eight Stories Of Recovery In The Aftermath Of Hurricane Harvey

Ten-minute read. On August 25, 2017, the most powerful storm to hit the state of Texas in more than 50 years pummeled the Greater Houston area. Hurricane Harvey. Tens of thousands of residents were devastated with major damage to property and homes. Read More 


The Origins Of The Saint Francis Foundation

Five-minute read. The Kansas priest who brought God’s redemptive grace to troubled boys. Read More 


Loving as Christ Loved the Church: An Apologia for Gay Marriage

Eight-minute read. Fr. David argues that the Good News of Christ Jesus — Good News for all people, gay and straight — makes no distinction between them when it comes to monogamous lifelong committed relationships. Read More 

News

Introducing The Rev. Mark Ohlemeier

Two-minute read. Mark Ohlemeier was ordained into the Sacred Order of Presbyters at Christ Episcopal Church, Springfield on Saturday, January 13, 2018. Read More 

About

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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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