In this issue: A farewell from Bishop Marty, Hispanic Heritage Month, St. Philip’s Trenton’s fund-raising efforts, and much, more!
Gary Allman is Communications Director with The Diocese of West Missouri.
Gary would like it known that contrary to popular belief, and despite often being seen with a camera in his hands, he is not the diocesan photographer. We are always looking for volunteer photographers, if you are interested please get in touch with Gary — contact details below.
Three-minute read. On the evening of Thursday, July 15, 2021, Fr. Jasmes Harris Jr. was installed as Priest in Charge of All Saints’ Episcopal Church, West Plains, Missouri. There was a small but highly appreciative congregation present in person to witness the service, which was live-streamed on the diocesan website and Facebook.
Two-minute read. Over the past year the people of St. James have been comprehensively remodeling the sanctuary and renovating other areas of the church buildings. On May 12, 2021, Bishop Marty led the Re-Dedication of St. James, baptized two children and one infant, and celebrated the Holy Eucharist.
Two-minute read. On Saturday, April 17, Grace Episcopal Church, Carthage hosted the first Area Confirmation Service of 2021. Presenting candidates were: Grace Episcopal Church, Carthage; St. Nicholas’ Episcopal Church, Noel; St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, Joplin, and Shepherd of the Hills Episcopal Church, Branson.