New Spirit Updates

New Spirit Update, May 6, 2021

In this issue: Photos from the recent Area Confirmation services, Rogationtide, Thurgood Marshall’s Feast day, the 22nd Anniversary of Columbine, and a whole lot more!

New Spirit Update, April 22, 2021

In this issue: Find out about our two new deacons, plus pictures from their ordinations, Hope & Faith in a time of Discouragement, and a whole lot more!

New Spirit Update, April 8, 2021

In this issue: Bishop Marty announces the date of his last day as bishop of West Missouri, St. James donates to 1,000 Days of Love, The Great 50 Days, lots of live video recordings, and a whole lot more!

New Spirit Update, March 18, 2021

In this issue: Bishop Marty celebrates ten years of ordained ministry as the eighth bishop of West Missouri, A generous donation to ‘Everything Holy,’ Lots about Holy Week, we need your help with the Easter Vigil, and more!

New Spirit Update, March 4, 2021

In this issue: an Episcopal toolkit for COVID-19 vaccination, Holy Week at Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral, and at Home, plus lots of information for clergy, administrators, and church leaders.

New Spirit Update, February 18, 2021

Once again we are blessed with more articles than you could shake a bishop’s crozier at. You’ll need to read the New Spirit Update to find out more!

News Update February 4, 2021

St. Mary’s is proving parking for the houseless, Black History Month, Prepping for Lent, a jar of blessings, and lots for church leaders to take note of.

News Update January 21, 2021

In this issue, A podcast series on well-being, the latest Diversity and Reconciliation book study series, resources for Lent, and lots more.

News Update January 7, 2021

In this issue, Bishop Marty Reflects on the Events at the U.S. Capitol, Epiphany; truth becomes clear, Mini-Habits and the Big Journey, and lots more.

News Update December 18, 2020

In this issue, more articles than you can shake a candy cane at. Christmas services 2020, messages from Bishop Marty and Presiding Bishop Michael Curry, Area Confirmation Pictures, Blue Christmas, and lots more.

News Update December 3, 2020

In this issue: Meet our latest deacons, Everything Holy faith care packages, Episcopal Relief & Development’s new prayer resource, Advent resources and lots more!

News Update November 25, 2020

In this issue: Some Thanksgiving prayers, and lots of pictures of the recent ordination and confirmation services, and of course, there’s always more.

News Update November 12, 2020

In this issue: It’s a wrap! The Diocese of West Missouri’s first (and hopefully only) online Annual Convention is now over. Find out what happened, and more besides.

News Update October 15, 2020

In this issue: Annual Convention update, a new home for St. Matt’s, Blessing the Animals at St. Mark’s, Special Convention, Diocesan Council minutes, and much more.

News Update October 1, 2020

In this issue: Our first confirmation service in 2020, a letter from the Standing Committee, Special Convention, planning your pledge program, plant some trees while you can, and much, much more.

News Update September 17, 2020

In this issue: The 2019-2020 Bishop’s Ball Awards, welcome Mother Melissa, the Diversity and Reconciliation Commission to hold another book study series, more meetings than you can shake a bishop’s crozier at, and much more.

News Update September 3, 2020

In this issue: News of Fall Area Confirmations, Book Study-“Just Mercy”, Episcopal Relief & Development supports response to hurricane Hanna, Parent your way to a rich family life, and much more.

News Update August 21, 2020

In this issue: It may be a day late, but there is lots to read. The 131st Annual Convention of the diocese, remodeling at St. Philip’s, Parenting with Mindfulness, wisdom in small groups, what have you learned about yourself during quarantine? Lesson, sermon, and bulletin resources for churches and groups, and much more.

News Update August 6, 2020

In this issue: The devastation in Beirut, two diocesan conventions in 2020, going beyond coping – parenting with mindfulness, and much, much more.

News Update July 16, 2020

In this issue: Diocesan Council special meeting paves way for online Annual Convention, Anti-racism covenant launched, pictures of St. Andrew’s KCMO ‘new norm,’ and lots more.

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