Southern Deanery

Bishop-elect Jos Tharakan’s ordination receives consent

One-minute read. The Episcopal Diocese of Idaho has received notification from Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry that Bishop-elect Jos Tharakan has received the required majority of consents in the canonical consent process detailed in Canon III.11.3.

Confirmations at St. Matthew’s

Two-minute read. On Friday, April 8, 2022, Vicki and Jerry Larsen were confirmed by Bishop Bruce at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, Ozark.

Clergy Update

One-minute read. A brief update on recent clergy changes.

Fr. Chandler Jackson elected Dean of the Southern Deanery

One-minute read. The Rev. Chandler Jackson III has been elected the new dean of the Southern Deanery by the Southern Deanery Council. Fr. Chandler replaces Fr. Jos Tharakan, Bishop Elect of Idaho.

Fr. Steve Wilson

Believing in the Communion of Saints and the Resurrection to Life Everlasting, we ask your prayers for the Rev. Steven C. Wilson, who passed into Larger Life Sunday, February 13, in Carthage.

Fr. Ted Estes to serve as interim priest at St. Philip’s, Joplin

One-minute read. The vestry of St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, Joplin has named The Rev. Ted Estes as their interim priest, starting on Tuesday, March 1, 2022. Fr. Ted will serve St. Philip’s while the search is undertaken for a full-time rector to replace Fr. Frank Sierra who is retiring.

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