News Update 08-05-2021

New Spirit Update, August 5, 2021

In this issue: we’ve been gone for three weeks, so this has become a bumper catch-up issue, including the announcement of the Standing Committee’s selection of their candidate for bishop provisional, the installation of the Rev. James Harris, St. Paul’s calls new rector, and much, much, more!

Make a Global Difference

One-minute read. Apply to be a member of Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’s delegation to the 2021 U.N. climate change conference (COP26)

Bishop Provisional candidate for West Missouri announced by the Standing Committee

Two-minute read. The Standing Committee of The Diocese of West Missouri has announced their selection of a candidate for Bishop Provisional of West Missouri. The formal selection of the candidate will be the subject of the first resolution to be presented and voted upon at this year’s diocesan annual convention, which is scheduled to be held on Saturday, November 6, 2021.

Discern: Helping young adults called to ministry

One-Minute read. DISCERN is a two-week virtual experience where for young adults to engage in thought-provoking conversations around purpose, passion, and call with inspiring faith leaders. This experience will guide them in discovering their next most faithful steps and explore how they might serve the church — and ultimately the world.

Diakoneo Magazine August, 2021

Eight-minute read. The latest issue of Diakoneo, the magazine for deacons is available to read online.

Choosing Curriculum: Things to keep in mind for children (and adults)

One-Minute read. Well-known Christian Educator Sharon Ely-Pearson’s recent post regarding children’s curriculum is worth the few minutes time it will take you to read it. Though it is oriented towards selecting children’s curriculum, additional insights apply just as well to adult education.

Church Seasons: Ordinary Time

One-Minute read. Keep this church season extraordinary by reflecting on and celebrating the life and teachings of Jesus and challenging ourselves to walk the talk as his disciples.

The Cross – July 2021 Issue

One-minute read. The July edition of The Cross, the magazine of the Brotherhood of St. Andrew, a worldwide ministry to men and youth in the Episcopal and Anglican communion is available to read online.

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