News Update 10-21-2021

New Spirit Update, October 21, 2021

In this issue: everything you need to know about the 2021 Annual Convention, the 2020 Parochial Report data, Roanridge grants, and much, much, more!

Children and Family Ministry meeting – October 21

When: Thursday, October 21, 2021, 7 p.m.
Where: Online.
Join with us in a virtual gathering to learn, share ideas, and network our resources. Together, we find even more joy in the work God has called us to.

Annual Diocesan Convention 2021

The 132nd Annual Convention of The Diocese of West Missouri is quickly approaching and we’re looking forward to seeing you, whether in-person or online, very soon!

Full details of the 132nd Annual Convention of The Diocese of West Missouri are available on the Convention website.

2021 Pre-Convention Online Technology Training

When: Tuesday, Oct 26 at 10 a.m. & 7 p.m. | Wednesday Oct 27 at 3 p.m. | Thursday, Oct 28 at 7 p.m.
Where: Online Training Sessions via Zoom.
Only lay and clergy delegates and alternates intending to attend online need join in with these training sessions.

Episcopal Relief & Development and Trinity Church Wall Street Continue Coordinated Global Response to COVID-19 Pandemic with $1 Million Renewal Grant

Three-minute read. Episcopal Relief & Development and Trinity Church Wall Street are continuing to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic globally. The partnership, supported by a $1 million renewal grant from Trinity Church Wall Street, builds upon an original $1 million grant awarded last year that reached over 2.1 million individuals in 38 countries with expanded relief efforts and strengthened resilience activities.

Justice: Indigenous People

One-Minute read. Love is something we do. Let us refuse to demonize those who disagree with us. Let us try our best to make our words and actions a witness to the world. Because, the love that acts to care for vulnerable people imparts the love God has for all.

Grant applications open for Episcopal Church Constable Fund, Roanridge Trust

One-minute read. Applications are open for two grant opportunities offered annually by The Episcopal Church—Constable Fund grants, which focus on religious education, and Roanridge Trust grants, which support leadership development in small towns and rural communities.

Ya están disponibles los datos del Informe Parroquial de la Iglesia Episcopal 2020

Two-minute read. Los episcopales pueden ahora acceder al análisis de los datos del Informe Parroquial 2020, el cual incluye las tendencias de asistencia y finanzas de varios años para las iglesias y diócesis individuales, así como conocer el impacto del COVID-19 en las congregaciones a partir de un informe narrativo especial de datos cualitativos.

Episcopal Church 2020 Parochial Report data now available

Two-minute read. Episcopalians can now access analysis of the 2020 Parochial Report data, including multi-year attendance and finance trends for individual churches and dioceses, as well as learn how COVID-19 impacted congregations from a special narrative report of qualitative data.

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