News Update 08-04-2022

New Spirit Update, August 4, 2022

In this Issue: Photographs of the Central and Southern Deanery Picnics, the Lambeth Conference, stewardship resources, and lots more.

July issue of Lamplight

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

Redeemer holds picnic for Northland Infant Clothing Center (NICC)

One-minute read. Church of the Redeemer in Kansas City recently held a community picnic for constituents of their ministry to Northland Infant Clothing Center (NICC). NICC has served 569 families so far this year, giving out 858 packages of diapers and clothing 681 children.

Transitions – July 2022

One-minute read. Details of the churches in transition and the clergy transitions through to the end of July 2022.

Rain fails to dampen spirits at the Southern Deanery Picnic

Five-minute read. Well, it poured down rain most of the day (rain which people in the south of the diocese need!), but the rain stopped in time for the picnic. A faithful 90+ people were in attendance on the cool (72 degrees!) overcast afternoon.

Let Yourself Be Heard

Two-Minute read. More than ever, it is important Episcopalians across the country continue to carry out the Baptismal Covenant call to “strive for justice and peace”. Make your voice heard, make your actions tangible, by participating in the active ministry of public policy advocacy.

Carta de la Obispa Bruce sobre los Llamamientos de Lambeth

La Conferencia de Lambeth es una reunión de todos los obispos activos de la Comunión Anglicana que se celebra cada 10 años. Quiero compartir con ustedes por qué no estoy en Lambeth, y mis sentimientos sobre lo que está a punto de ocurrir allí.

Letter from Bishop Bruce on the Lambeth Calls

The Lambeth Conference is a gathering of all the active bishops throughout the Anglican Communion which occurs once every 10 years. I want to share with you all why I am not at Lambeth, and my feelings about what is about to take place there.

Declaración del obispo primado Michael Curry sobre los Llamados de Lambeth

Three-minute read.
Si bien esta situación está cambiando rápidamente, quiero asegurarles a todos los episcopales que la Cámara de Obispos se reunirá el miércoles en Cantórbery para discernir el camino a seguir antes de que comience la Conferencia de Lambeth.  – Most Rev. Michael B. Curry

Statement from Presiding Bishop Michael Curry on Lambeth Calls

Three-minute read.
While this situation is rapidly changing, I want to assure all Episcopalians that the House of Bishops will be meeting Wednesday in Canterbury to discern its way forward before the Lambeth Conference begins.  – Most Rev. Michael B. Curry

Central Deanery Picnic makes a splash

Five-minute read. What a wonderful afternoon at St. Anne’s in Lee’s Summit! Approximately 120 members of the deanery were there on Saturday, July 23. Both Mother Kary from Trinity, Independence, and the Rev. Meg from St. Anne’s were good sports and tried out the water slide too!

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