Share your news

We welcome any articles about events of general interest to West Missouri’s Episcopalians and general news and information about what the churches of West Missouri are doing. We are especially interested in sharing the success stories that might help our churches with their ministries.

No news story is complete without a picture, upload your pictures by clicking on the link below.

Submit Photographs

Got questions? Hate filling in online forms? You can submit your news by email, as long as you let us have all the information we need: title, summary, author, and author’s one-line bio. Oh and don’t forget the article text itself! Send it to communications@diowestmo.org. You can contact by phone at (816) 471-6161 Ext. 107.

Want to Submit an event? Visit this page. Got a longer ‘more meaty’ article you’d like to share? Visit this page.

The nitty-gritty details

News articles are published on the New Spirit website and posted on our social media as soon as practicable after we receive them. There are no deadlines. Twice a month a News Update is produced and emailed to church communicators for them to forward on to their church members. It is also published online and on social media. 

To be included in the News Update which is sent out on the Thursday of the first and third week of the month, content must be received before the first working day of the first and third week of the month. Content received after the deadline will be published online as soon as practicable and held over to the next issue to be emailed out.

Editing

Please note that if necessary we will edit any supplied text for style, length etc., though we do try to use a very light touch. 

Please note that images/text supplied may also appear on the the diocesan website, Facebook page, website and photo galleries (Flickr).

Inclusion

While we try our utmost to include content in a timely manner, this cannot always be guaranteed. Finally, submission is not a guarantee of inclusion – though it is very unlikely that we will not use supplied material.

Page Updates

  • September 4, 2020 — Text updated and moved to the New Spirit website.
  • September 5, 2019 — Text adapted for the New Spirit
  • August 2, 2018 — Simplified text and added submission form.
  • May 21, 2018 — Clarification of requirements.
  • December 1, 2016 — change to publication schedule.
  • July 16, 2016 — email address corrections and minor changes to the style guide text to bring it inline with the Style Guide of The Episcopal Church.
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