New Spirit Updates

New Spirit Update, June 1, 2023

In this issue: St. Anne’s, Lee’s Summit helps HS Seniors graduate, Presiding Bishop receives medical monitoring, an update on the 2024 budget process, and a whole lot more!

New Spirit Update, May 18, 2023

In this issue: Profile and call for nominations for the next presiding bishop of The Episcopal Church issued, KC Pride 2023 information, plus help needed, Juneteenth pilgrimage to Springfield lynching site, and so much more …

New Spirit Update, May 4, 2023

In this issue: “Wear Orange Day” in honor of victims and survivors of gun violence, the West Missouri Chapter of the Order of Naucratius, a new Dean for the Central Deanery, and lots more.

New Spirit Update, April 20, 2023

In this issue: Bishop Bruce’s and the Union of Black Episcopalians statements on the shooting of Ralph Yarl, renewal of vows photographs, and lots more.

New Spirit Update, April 6, 2023

In this issue: Bishop Bruce’s Sermon at the Renewal of Ordination Vows service, the Presiding Bishop’s Easter message, an update on the Diocesan Council’s budget preparations, a new podcast aimed at young adults, laundry love, and much more.

New Spirit Update, March 16, 2023

In this issue: Episcopalians from across Missouri take part in a common sense gun safety advocacy day, meet Transitional Deacon Ryan Zavacky, youth opportunities this summer (register now!), St. Mary Magdalene takes part in Martin City’s St. Patrick’s Day parade, and much more.

New Spirit Update, March 2, 2023

In this issue: Constable Grant awarded to Bishop Kemper School for Ministry and the Diocese of Western Kansas, The Final article in the Be SMART series, three Black History Month videos, our monthly Transitions update, and a lot more.

New Spirit Update, February 16, 2023

In this issue: Meet two of our new Transitional Deacons, ERD’s response to the earthquake in Türkiye (Turkey) and Syria , Photos of the Absalom Jones celebration, an update on the new diocesan budget process, and so much more.

New Spirit Update, February 2, 2023

In this issue: A pastoral message from the Presiding Bishop, a message from the Presiding Bishop nominating Committee, Meet the Access for All God’s Children Team, and loads more. In fact, there’s so much you’ll need to browse through to make sure you haven’t missed anything. There’s news, feature articles, lots of announcements, events, plus messages for clergy and church administrators.

New Spirit Update, January 19, 2023

In this issue: photographs of January’s ordinations to the diaconate, the 2024 budget process, our first annual service celebrating Martin Luther King Jr., Several administrative announcements for clergy, and a whole lot more.

New Spirit Update, January 5, 2023

In this issue: West Missouri churches open for National Day of Racial Healing, the history of the hymn ‘Lift Every Voice and Sing,’ preparing for the 2024 budget, a summary of the 2022 clergy transitions, and more.

New Spirit Update, December 22, 2022

In this issue: A Christmas Message, a Christmas message from the Presiding Bishop, photographs of Jean Long’s ordination to the Sacred Order of Priests, Kwanzaa, plus lots of announcements and upcoming events.

New Spirit Update, December 8, 2022

In this issue, Episcopal Church 2021 Parochial Report data, lots of announcements plus upcoming events, and remember to Be SMART for the holidays!

New Spirit Update, November 24, 2022

In this issue, Be SMART for the holidays, Bishop Diane’s sermon at the convention Holy Eucharist, lots of announcements and upcoming events.

New Spirit Update, November 10, 2022

In this issue, a roundup of the 133rd Annual Convention, photos of the ordination of Collin Larimore, Be SMART – gun safety and children, Advent is coming, and much more.

New Spirit Update, October 21, 2022

In this Issue: Annual Convention update including convention training, resolutions, nominations, schedule, plus the presiding bishop nominating committee releases a churchwide survey, and lots more!

New Spirit Update, October 6, 2022

In this Issue: Meet our newest vocational deacons and your last chance to submit resolutions and register to attend the diocesan convention, responding to Hurricane Ian, and lots more!

New Spirit Update, September 15, 2022

In this Issue: Episcopal Relief & Development reaches $3M campaign target, Annual Convention registration, and details of lots of upcoming events.

New Spirit Update, September 1, 2022

In this Issue: New Society of Catholic Priests chapter, Good Shepherd’s Laundry day, stewardship survey, transitions, and lots of Events to look forward to.

New Spirit Update, August 19, 2022

In this Issue: Photographs of the Northwest-Metro picnic, a letter from Bishop Diane. Plus Recapping the Women’s Retreat, The Historic Church House of Saint Augustine’s, and lots of announcements and events.

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