Contents — June 2019

Spirit Volume 11, Issue 2. In This Issue Editor’s Letter Keeping Watch Features News   Daily Prayers – Posted every day at 8:30 p.m. on and .   Include the #dwmo hashtag in all your church social media posts so that the good news from your church can be seen and shared on diocesan social media. About How to contact us, submit articles & pictures for publication: Spirit. Directory A directory of all the churches in the diocese Directory.

Ordinations, Confirmations, and Anniversaries. Oh my!

Two-minute read. The past four months have been very busy. We’ve held three ordination services, ordaining two transitional deacons, and five new priests. We’ve held three area confirmation services, and two churches have celebrated major anniversaries. That all mounts up to a packed edition of Spirit.

The varied work of the Commission on Ministry

Six-minute read. The Commission on Ministry (COM) is a key part of the leadership and ministry of our diocese. Fr. Bill Fasel explains what the Commission on Ministry does.

Formed … and Transformed

One-minute read. We all need the opportunity to be formed and transformed as Christians. The Christian Formation Commision is putting together tools to help us.

A Year in Africa – Settling in

12-minute read. In this second installment on her experiences working for the Peace Corps, we join join Julia Taylor as she settles into her new home and role in Mbale, Uganda.

Spiritual Direction: Airing Things

One-minute read. Spiritual Direction can offer a way of untangling some of life’s difficult questions.

Area Confirmations at St. Mary’s, Kansas City

One-minute read. On Saturday June 1, St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, Kansas City hosted diocesan Area Confirmations. Churches presenting candidates: St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Kansas City; St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, Kansas City; St. Mary Magdalene Episcopal Church, Belton; St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Kansas City; The Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, Kansas

Seeing the Face of God in Each Other – South

Three-minute read. June saw the re-scheduling of the ‘Seeing the Face of God in Each Other’ workshops that were postponed due to bad weather earlier in the year.

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