December-2018

Contents — December 2018

Spirit Volume 10, Issue 4. In This Issue Keeping Watch Features Diocesan Convention Youth News Include the #dwmo hashtag in all your church social media posts to be seen and shared on diocesan social media. About How to contact us, submit articles & pictures  About Spirit  Directory A directory of all the churches in the diocese  Directory 

Christian Formation

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

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.

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

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?

Three Months (30 Days) In India

15 minute read. Ministry can take on many forms. In 2015 Julia Taylor embarked on what she thought was to be a three month stay in India, working at the NRI General Hospital, Mangalagiri, Andhra Pradesh, India with Project Hope.

2019 Plan for Ministry

10 minute read. A copy of the slides presented by Tom Kokjer, Diocesan Treasurer to the 2018 Diocesan Convention.

Building Community in West Missouri

15 Minute video. People from across the diocese tell their stories of how diocesan grants and funds are being used in their ministries and outreach.

2018 Gathering Presentations

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

Diocesan Convention in Pictures

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

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.

New Deacons

15 minute read. Five transitional deacons were ordained at the opening Eucharist of the 129th Convention of The Diocese of West Missouri. Find out more about them.

Blessing Bags for Local Police

One-minute read. St. Stephen’s Monett filled ten Blessing Bags for police to give to the homeless.

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