Christ Church – Springfield

Meet the Rev. Ryan Wiksell, Transitional Deacon

Two-minute read. Ryan was ordained to the transitional diaconate by Bishop Mariann Budde, ninth bishop of Washington, at Grace Episcopal Church, Washington DC, on March 26. Read on to find out a little bit about Ryan.

“Of These Years I Sing,” Premier at Hammons Hall, Springfield

Two-minute read. Composer and Episcopalian Carlyle Sharpe is known for exciting, yet beautiful sacred compositions which have been performed all over North America and Europe. He is also an active member of Christ Church in Springfield, Missouri.

Have I Told You Lately?

Two-minute read. Recently I said goodbye to a longtime friend and co-worker. I’m not sure that we’ll meet again on this earth.

Area Confirmations at Grace Episcopal Church, Carthage

Two-minute read. On Saturday April 21, 2018, Grace Episcopal Church, Carthage hosted diocesan Area Confirmations. Taking part were members of Christ Church, Springfield; Grace, Carthage; St. Nicholas, Noel; St. Philips Joplin and All Saints, Nevada.

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.

Christ Church, Springfield

Christ Church was founded in 1859 and established under Bishop Hawks in 1866. The Rev. John H. Waterman was its first priest.

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