News Update 04-07-2022

New Spirit Update, April 8, 2022

In this issue: Photographs of Krista Heuett and Collin Larimore’s diaconal ordination, new Central Deanery officers. Plus: One in Spirit; one in the Lord report and pictures, news diocesan staff direct telephone numbers, and a whole lot more!

New direct telephone numbers for diocesan staff

Two-minute read. The diocesan staff have switched to a new digital telephone exchange and system. This has allowed us to provide both staff based in the Diocesan Center, and remote staff with direct numbers which will automatically connect to them wherever they are working.

One in the Spirit; One in the Lord

Two-minute read. Episcopalians and Lutherans throughout the Midwest came together in Kansas City on March 25, 2022, to celebrate 20 years of our Call to Common Mission.

2022 – Renewal of Vows and the Blessing of Oils

When: Tuesday, April 12, 2022, at 10 a.m.
Where: In-person & Online. Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral, 415 West 13th Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64105.
Join the Rt. Rev. Diane M. Jardine Bruce, the clergy and people of the Episcopal churches of West Missouri on Tuesday, April 12 at 10 a.m. in a Holy Eucharist celebrated to commemorate the Tuesday of Holy Week, with a renewal of baptismal and ordination vows, and the blessing of Holy Oils.

New Central Deanery dean and officers

Three-minute read. On Saturday, March 19, the Central Deanery Council elected a new dean and officers. Welcome Fr. Isaac Petty (Dean), Terry Cobb (Vice Chair), and Cassie E. Brown (Secretary).

Taking care of creation in Kansas City

Four-minute read. Three Kansas City area parishes brought native and edible trees to an east-side urban food forest in October. Look for repeat opportunities to “green and clean” in April.

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