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Area Confirmations at St. Philip’s, Joplin Canceled

The Area Confirmation service due to take place on Saturday, August 17 at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church in Joplin has been canceled. All the candidates due to be confirmed, reaffirmed, or received have elected to travel to an alternate service, or are waiting for next year’s area confirmation services, hoping that physical distancing and attendance limitations will be relaxed by that time.

Public Theology Matters? This sounds interesting

Two-minute read. Feeling discouraged or frustrated and wondering how you can make a difference? Attending the Basics of Public Policy Advocacy is an easy something we can do to get started.

Parenting with Mindfulness Small Groups Forming Now!

One-minute read. Hats off to the 100+ people who engaged with the Parenting with Mindfulness weekend workshop. Now, you can follow up by participating in a small group!

Parenting: You got the guidebook, right?

One-minute read. Oh wait, you didn’t get a parenting guidebook either when you brought that little one home? It sure would have been useful, Whether you are a parent-to-be, have a full house or find yourself being a hands-on grandparent, choose to spend Saturday, September 12th in good company – Parenting With Mindfulness workshop

Sign Up For Backyard VBS!

July 13 at 7 p.m. Summer is a great time to explore God’s Wondrous Creation. Sign up to join a diocesan-wide Backyard VBS!

The Episcopal Youth Community in West Missouri Summer Events Update.

One-minute read. In cooperation with youth leaders from around the diocese and Bishop Field, we have made the decision to host all youth events online through July. We are developing plans for “long-distance” offerings, including online Small Groups that will meet throughout the summer, as well as potential new ways to gather in person when we feel it’s safe to do so.

Leadership Reboot: May 29 & June 6 9:00 a.m. – Noon

Two-minute read. This course is ideal for all lay and ordained pastoral leaders who who wish to explore crucial leadership skills and practices. The Rev. Roger Gufstason, bishop emeritus of the Central States Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America is the course instructor.

Nuevo Amanecer 2020 Conference on Latino/Hispanic Ministries

Two-minute read. Registration has opened for Nuevo Amanecer, a biennial event that unifies and celebrates the Latino ministries across The Episcopal Church. The conference has the honor of hosting Presiding Bishop Michael Curry at their May 12-15, 2020 gathering at the Kanuga Conference Center in Hendersonville, North Carolina.

‘Rooted in Jesus’ Conference

One-minute read. It’s time for the Episcopal Church to come together as disciples of Jesus and take a bold new step into the next decade. Let’s spend four days together, talking about discipleship, leadership, evangelism, formation, preaching, and much more—so we can go out and be the Body of Christ.

ECM Conference Registration

From Heartland Episcopal Cursillo Ministry: “We heard from a number of you that you’ve run into technical problems in the past few days registering online for the Episcopal Cursillo Ministry Conference in Kansas City, MO, on October 3-5. We have now corrected those problems. If you have not yet registered, the $50 discount Early Bird rate is still available through the end of this month. “ Follow the links below for more information and to register for this event.

St. Nicholas’ Kermes Festival

One-minute read. St. Nicholas, Noel celebrates its Hispanic culture with kermes festivals. Tourists, locals, and other Episcopalians join St. Nicholas for food, fellowship, and live music in Spanish.

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