Southern Deanery

Episcopal Diocese of Idaho calls the Very Rev. Jos Tharakan, the rector of St. James, Springfield as 14th bishop

Two-minute read. On Saturday, February 19, 2022, Fr. Jos Tharakan, the rector of St. James Episcopal Church, Springfield, and dean of the Southern Deanery has been called by the Episcopal Diocese of Idaho to become its 14th bishop. His consecration will take place June 25 in Boise at the Cathedral of the Rockies.

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Fr. Frank Sierra retires February 28 after 17 years serving St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, Joplin

Six-minute read. Fr. Frank became rector of St. Philip’s Episcopal Church on January 16, 2005.  He came to St. Philip’s after serving as a Canon Missioner at three Episcopal churches in San Antonio — St. Stephen’s Church, Trinity Church, and Holy Cross Church…

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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.

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Bishop Marty’s sermon at the service for the Ending of a Pastoral Relationship of the Rev. Kenneth L. Chumbley, Christ Episcopal Church, Springfield, August 29, 2021

14-minute recording. Bishop Marty’s sermon preached at the service for the Ending of a Pastoral Relationship of the Rev. Kenneth L. Chumbley, at Christ Episcopal Church, Springfield, on August 29, 2021, is available to listen to online.

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