News Update 02-03-2022

New Spirit Update, February 3, 2022

In this issue: Black History Month, a new dean, meet the transition missioner, and an interim priest for St. Philips, plus: Church and household resources for Lent, Stewardship resources, and more!

Reredos candles looking for a new home

One-minute read. St. Stephen’s, Monett would like to find a new church home for their six old reredos candles, which are some forty years old and in good working order.

Fr. Ted Estes to serve as interim priest at St. Philip’s, Joplin

One-minute read. The vestry of St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, Joplin has named The Rev. Ted Estes as their interim priest, starting on Tuesday, March 1, 2022. Fr. Ted will serve St. Philip’s while the search is undertaken for a full-time rector to replace Fr. Frank Sierra who is retiring.

Lent resources for households

Three-minute read. Simple patterns give God space to touch our hearts. The companionship of a church family transforms the experience. We love Lent and live Lent through our senses and in our choices. A plan for being gives us a reason for doing. How do you want to be during Lent this year?

Lent resources for churches

Three-Minute read. Lent is not something we have to do alone. Despite the resurgence of COVID 19, in-person or online fellowship opportunities offered through the congregation and in the companionship of our church family transforms the experience and keep us connected.  

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