News Update 01-13-2022

New Spirit Update, January 13, 2022

In this issue: Photographs of Bishop Bruce’s welcome and seating and lots of upcoming events. Plus: Chalking the door and staff updates.

Welcome and Seating of Bishop Bruce

Three-minute read. Photographs of the Welcome and Seating service held for the Rt. Rev. Diane M. Jardine Bruce at Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral, Kansas City Missouri on January 6, 2022.

Staff Update, January 13, 2022

Two-minute read. We have two staff changes taking place at the end of January. Josh Trader, Assistant to the Bishop for Youth Ministry Development, and the Rev. Dr. William (Bill) Fasel, Assistant to the Bishop for Leadership Development, will be leaving the bishop’s staff.

National Day of Racial Healing – Online event

When: January 18, 2022, at 2 p.m.
Where: Online.
Our sixth annual National Day of Racial Healing is an opportunity to bring people together in their common humanity and inspire collective action to create a more just and equitable world.

Blessed Absalom Jones Celebration

When: Sunday, February 6, 2022, at 4 p.m.
Where: St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church, Kansas City.

Join the people of St. Augustine’s in a celebration of the Blessed Absalom Jones. Please note, the date of this event has changed.

National Day of Racial Healing

When: Tuesday, 18 2022.
A Day of Prayer and Fasting, The Diversity and Reconciliation Commission asks each church to open their doors or virtually have the opportunity for many to pray together.

Chalking the Door: A New Year House Blessing

Two-Minute read. Chalking the Door: With time the chalk will fade but the meaning of the written symbols can sink into the depths of our hearts and be made manifest in our words and actions.

To Look Like Jesus

When: Thursday, January 6, 2022, 11 a.m.
Where: Online.
Join Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael Curry, Washington Bishop Mariann Budde, the Rev. Glenna Huber, and other local and national leaders for a live-streamed celebration of Epiphany, the season of light, from the Church of the Epiphany in Washington, D.C.

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