News Update 10-05-2023

New Spirit Update – October 5, 2023

In this issue: A Letter from Bishop Diane, Annual Convention Nomination and Registration is Still Open, Diversity Workshop and more!

“Growing Problems” for All Saints in West Plains

After an eight-month Covid shutdown, the wooden pews at All Saints Episcopal Church in West Plains remained mostly empty through many ensuing months of Sunday services. Some Sunday mornings, four parishioners attended. Other times, the congregation surged to 10. These days, All Saints has a different problem. Too few pews.

Transitions – September 2023

One-minute read. Details of the churches in transition and the clergy transitions through to the end of September 2023.

A Letter from UBE of West Missouri

On September 27, 2023, the local chapter of the Union of Black Episcopalians held a special election to fill vacant chapter positions. Here are the results!

St. Andrew’s Will Be Hosting a Be SMART Presentation

On Saturday, October 14, at 11 a.m., St. Andrew’s is hosting a Be SMART presentation in the Community Room at HJ’s Youth and Community Center. This 20-minute presentation will offer knowledge on how individuals can take steps to help prevent shootings by and of children.

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