New Spirit Updates

New Spirit Update, January 20, 2022

In this issue: The Presiding Bishop’s MLK day speech and be on guard for phishing emails. Plus: the hybrid church, a large stained glass window is looking for a new home, and more.

New Spirit Update, January 13, 2022

In this issue: Photographs of Bishop Bruce’s welcome and seating and lots of upcoming events. Plus: Chalking the door and staff updates.

New Spirit Update, December 17, 2021

In this issue: Christmas messages, disaster relief, and Bishop Bruce’s visits to Christ Church, Lexington, and Grace, Carthage. Plus: Meditation and prayer, a  journey to Advent, and some dates to save in 2022.

New Spirit Update, December 2, 2021

In this issue: Bishop Bruce’s first day, Fr. Charles’ installation at St. Mary’s, and welcoming refugees. Plus, St. Augustine’s round church has ancient roots, Episcopal Relief & Development’s Year-end match campaign, and lots more.

New Spirit Update, November 11, 2021

In this issue: what happed at the 2021 Annual Convention, the ordination of Rita Kendagor, St. Michael’s Necessity Pantry, and much, much, more!

New Spirit Update, October 21, 2021

In this issue: everything you need to know about the 2021 Annual Convention, the 2020 Parochial Report data, Roanridge grants, and much, much, more!

New Spirit Update, October 8, 2021

In this issue: Converting church offices to a home for refugees, memorial service for Bishop Buchanan, ordination to the priesthood, and much, much, more!

New Spirit Update, September 16, 2021

In this issue: A farewell from Bishop Marty, Hispanic Heritage Month, St. Philip’s Trenton’s fund-raising efforts, and much, more!

New Spirit Update, September 2, 2021

In this issue: The Presiding Bishop on the situation in Afghanistan, Episcopal Relief and Development’s response to Hurricane Ida, looking back on the career of Fr. Edward Warner, and much, much, more!

New Spirit Update, August 19, 2021

In this issue: Responding to the earthquake in Haiti, a video introduction from Bishop Bruce, the Presiding Bishop on getting vaccinated, and much more!

New Spirit Update, August 5, 2021

In this issue: we’ve been gone for three weeks, so this has become a bumper catch-up issue, including the announcement of the Standing Committee’s selection of their candidate for bishop provisional, the installation of the Rev. James Harris, St. Paul’s calls new rector, and much, much, more!

New Spirit Update, July 15, 2021

In this issue: the installation of Fr. Isaac Petty at St. Luke’s, the 2021 Annual Diocesan Convention website is now open, Prayer and pain, and much more.

New Spirit Update, July 1, 2021

In this issue: an Episcopal priest’s experience of the 1968 Holy Week riots, St. Matt’s Community Dinner, Reach Out Challenge, and much, much more.

New Spirit Update, June 17, 2021

In this issue: A summer sizzler at St. Matt’s – Ozark, a celebration of 12 years’ work at Christ Church – Springfield, LGBT+ Pride Month, Juneteenth and much, much more.

New Spirit Update, June 3, 2021

In this issue: Fr. Isaac Petty’s ordination, the Fall and Rise of St. Margaret’s, Bishop Marty on Memorial Day, and a whole lot more!

New Spirit Update, May 20, 2021

In this issue: In search of a new bishop, the Re-Dedication of St. James (with bonus baptisms), BKSM Graduations, Pentecost, and a whole lot more!

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!

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