News Update 04-21-2022

Leadership Essentials – Human Resources

Where: Online
When: May 5, 7 p.m.
For: Church Administrators, Clergy, Senior Wardens, Bishop Wardens
Legislation, taxes, insurance, and pensions, are a few of the HR balls you may have to juggle. There is no doubting that the scope of things you need to be aware of to manage human resources is many and varied. Elaine Gilligan the diocesan Human Resource Administrator and Finance Assistant is here to help you.

New Spirit Update, April 21, 2022

In this issue: the Presiding Bishop’s Easter message, photographs of the Renewal of Vows at the Cathedral, and confirmations at St. Matthew’s. Plus: an introduction to our newest transitional deacons, and much more!

Obispo primado Curry: Mensaje de Pascua 2022

12-minute Video. La Pascua es la celebración de la victoria de Dios, … La tierra, como un huevo, se ha resquebrajado, y Jesús ha resucitado vivo y renovado, y el amor resulta victorioso». Presiding Bishop Michael Curry

Presiding Bishop Curry: Easter 2022 Message

12-Minute video. Easter is the celebration of the victory of God,” Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry said in his Easter 2022 message. “The earth, like an egg, has been cracked open, and Jesus has been raised alive and new, and love is victorious.”

2022 Renewal of Vows and Blessing of Oils

Two-minute read. On April 12, 2022, the clergy of West Missouri gathered at Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral for a Holy Eucharist to commemorate the Tuesday of Holy Week, with a renewal of baptismal and ordination vows, and the blessing of Holy Oils.

Confirmations at St. Matthew’s

Two-minute read. On Friday, April 8, 2022, Vicki and Jerry Larsen were confirmed by Bishop Bruce at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, Ozark.

Leadership Essentials Session 2 – Administration

50-minute video. Join Emily Davenport (Bishop’s Executive Assistant) and Gary Allman (Communications Director), for the second installment of Leadership Essentials, where we focused on Church Administration with a little bit of communications thrown in.

Leadership Essentials Session 1 – Church Finance

45-minute video. Diocesan Treasurer, Tom Kokjer and Finance Administrator, Ron Weil lead an informal discussion on church finances, share what they have learned over the years, and chat about how they can help. They review covenanted portions, the Manual of Business Methods in Church Affairs, discretionary funds, audits, and more.

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