News Update 06-01-2023

New Spirit Update, June 1, 2023

In this issue: St. Anne’s, Lee’s Summit helps HS Seniors graduate, Presiding Bishop receives medical monitoring, an update on the 2024 budget process, and a whole lot more!

Pride Mass, June 10, 10 AM, St. Paul’s, Kansas City 

June 10, 10 a.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Kansas City. Join Bishop Diane and friends from across the diocese in prayer and celebration of the gifts and witness of LGBTQIA+ persons in the life and ministry of the church.

El obispo primado Michael Curry recibe supervisión y tratamiento médicos

Two-minute read. Durante el fin de semana del Día de Recordación, el obispo primado de la Iglesia Episcopal, Michael Curry, ingresó en el hospital de Raleigh, Carolina del Norte, donde se sometió a pruebas debido a una hemorragia interna y a una afección cardíaca. Ha sido dado de alta y estará sujeto a observación mientras trabaja en un horario reducido desde su casa.

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry receiving medical monitoring and treatment

Two-minute read. Over Memorial Day weekend, Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael Curry was admitted to the hospital in Raleigh, North Carolina, where he underwent testing for internal bleeding and a heart condition. He has been discharged and will be monitored while working on a reduced schedule from home.

May issue of Lamplight

Three-minute read. The May issue of Lamplight, Episcopal Relief & Development’s disaster program newsletter is available to read online.

All Things … Episcopal: It’s not just pew aerobics, it’s personal and corporate piety

Three-minute read. In this episode … we talk about personal and corporate piety. Why we do the things we do. It is not just pew aerobics; it is reverence for God. However, in the Episcopal Church, not every parish will have the same exact piety in a worship service, nor will everyone have the same personal piety. Piety is less about doing the “right thing” and more about how to show reverence or respect to the Triune God (Father, Son, and Holy Spirit) and your growth in relationship with the Triune God.

From Bishop Bruce: 2024 Budget Process – May Update

Four-minute read. In an email sent out on May 26, 2023, Bishop Bruce gives an update on the 2024 diocesan budgeting process, provides a first look at, and invites comments on, the draft of the proposed 2024 diocesan budget expenses.

KC Pride 2023: deadlines, help needed, and information

Five-minute read. KC Pride 2023 is just around the corner. The Episcopal Church will be present at the three-day Festival, marching in the parade together and hosting a Pride Mass that Saturday morning. All churches are welcome to join us and make our voices heard. We need volunteers to help share God’s love and invite others to join the Episcopal Church in proclaiming the Gospel.

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