News Update 02-17-2022

New Spirit Update, February 17, 2022

In this issue: Bishop Bruce’s Absalom Jones sermon, the Rev. Steven Wilson, and clergy transitions, plus: Black History Month videos for weeks one and two, educational scholarships, and more.

Black History Month. The Rev. Dr. Harold Lewis

Six-minute video. This is the second in the 2022 series of four weekly videos remembering key African American figures in the Episcopal Church and beyond. A new video will be published each Thursday for four weeks from February 10, 2022.

Fr. Steve Wilson

Believing in the Communion of Saints and the Resurrection to Life Everlasting, we ask your prayers for the Rev. Steven C. Wilson, who passed into Larger Life Sunday, February 13, in Carthage.

The Cross – February 2022

One-minute read. The February edition of The Cross, the magazine of the Brotherhood of St. Andrew, a worldwide ministry to men and youth in the Episcopal and Anglican communion is available to read online.

Retiro Espiritual De Cuaresma

One-minute read. El Ministerio Hispano de la Diócesis de West Missouri y Arkansas. Grace Church Carthage, San Nicolas Noel, La Iglesia de Todos los Santos en Bentonville, San Andres en Rogers y San Tomas en Sprindales.

Black History Month. The Rev. George Freeman Bragg

Seven-minute video. This is the first in the 2022 series of four weekly videos remembering key African American figures in the Episcopal Church and beyond. A new video will be published each Thursday for four weeks starting February 10, 2022.

Bishop Bruce’s Absalom Jones Celebration Sermon

10-minute video. Bishop Bruce’s impassioned sermon at the Absalom Jones Celebration service drew a standing ovation. If you’d like to find out why you can watch the sermon here.

Live Broadcast — Blessed Absalom Jones Celebration

90-minute video. On Sunday, February 6, 2022, a service celebrating Absalom Jones was held at St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church, Kansas City. The service included recorded video messages from the Union of Black Episcopalians, and Presiding Bishop Michael Curry.

Diakoneo Magazine February, 2022

Eight-minute read. The latest issue of Diakoneo, the magazine for deacons is available to read online.

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