St. Philip’s – Joplin

Transitions – March 2023

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

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.

Area Confirmation Service at Grace Episcopal Church, Carthage

Two-minute read. On Saturday, April 17, Grace Episcopal Church, Carthage hosted the first Area Confirmation Service of 2021. Presenting candidates were: Grace Episcopal Church, Carthage; St. Nicholas’ Episcopal Church, Noel; St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, Joplin, and Shepherd of the Hills Episcopal Church, Branson.

Area Confirmations at Grace Episcopal Church, Carthage

Two-minute read. On Saturday April 21, 2018, Grace Episcopal Church, Carthage hosted diocesan Area Confirmations. Taking part were members of Christ Church, Springfield; Grace, Carthage; St. Nicholas, Noel; St. Philips Joplin and All Saints, Nevada.

St. Philip’s, Joplin

St. Philip’s was established under Bishop Robertson in 1874. The Rev. Robert C. Wall was its first priest.

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