New Spirit Updates

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!

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.

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