News Update 03-16-2023

New Spirit Update, March 16, 2023

In this issue: Episcopalians from across Missouri take part in a common sense gun safety advocacy day, meet Transitional Deacon Ryan Zavacky, youth opportunities this summer (register now!), St. Mary Magdalene takes part in Martin City’s St. Patrick’s Day parade, and much more.

Children and youth summer opportunities

One-Minute read. Our next door neighbors in Kansas have invited youth and children to participate in two opportunities this summer. Full and partial scholarships are being offered for both events.

Meet Transitional Deacon Ryan Zavacky

Three-minute read. Ryan Zavacky is the third of our latest transitional deacons ordained in January this year. Find out more about his path to ministry, faith journey, and how deacon Ryan is serving the Church.

Grant applications open for new Episcopal communities

Two-minute read. New Episcopal Community grant applications are open for dioceses and mission developers who are envisioning, planning, or growing new worshipping communities and missional enterprises throughout the church.

Evangelism can be green

Two-minute read. The people of St Mary Magdalene Episcopal Church in Belton participated for the first time in the Martin City St. Patrick’s Day parade on Sunday, March 12.

Transitions within the Diocese

One-minute read. Following the resignation of Diocesan Secretary Curtis Hamilton, Bishop Diane sends this brief note on personnel changes for the roles of the Diocesan Secretary and Intake Officer.

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