Watch this recording of the September 2023 diocesan Stewardship Commission’s “Still Time for Success” webinar where the group shared their successes and challenges with this year’s annual campaign fund.
One-hour video. Watch this recording of the June 2023 diocesan Stewardship Commission’s Year Round Stewardship webinar where they shared ways to engage your leaders and members, structuring your campaign to acknowledge that not all give in the same way, different ways of asking, and including gratitude and follow-up.
One-hour video. Watch this recording of the March 2023 diocesan Stewardship Commission’s Year Round Stewardship webinar where they shared best practices and ideas for a variety of activities to provide stewardship education and bolster the idea of giving not only money but also the time and talent without which our parishes cannot function.
Five-minute video. Watch the fourth and final video in the 2023 series recognizing key African American figures in the Episcopal Church and beyond. Michael Curry is the Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church, the first African American to hold the position. As Presiding Bishop, Curry has been a prominent voice on social justice issues, and has advocated for marriage equality and immigration reform.
Five-minute video. This is the third in the 2023 series of videos recognizing key African American figures in the Episcopal Church and beyond. Henry Thacker (Harry) Burleigh (December 2, 1866 – September 12, 1949) is a renowned American composer, baritone singer and was a life-long Episcopalian. He is known for his arrangements of the spirituals of enslaved African Americans, which he collected and transcribed during his travels throughout the South. his music has had a lasting impact on African American music.
Seven-minute video. This is the second in the 2023 series of videos recognizing key African American figures in the Episcopal Church and beyond. Colin Powell (April 5, 1937 – October 18, 2021), was a lifelong Episcopalian and an esteemed public servant who has had a lasting impact on global affairs.
Three-minute read, 110-minute video. Photographs and video of the 2023 celebration of the Blessed Absalom Jones held at St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church, Kansas City. This year’s celebration included guest preacher the Rt. Rev. Deon Johnson, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Missouri, and St. Augustine’s liturgical dancers.
Three-minute read, 105-minute video. On Saturday, January 14, the diocese held its first annual service in celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., at Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral, Kansas City. The recording of the service includes a 1967 interview with the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., made 11 months before he was assassinated, and an extract from a sermon he delivered at the Washington National Cathedral.