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Daily Eucharist in Downtown Kansas City

One-minute read. St. Mary’s Church in downtown Kansas City now offers the Holy Eucharist each day. If you are in the downtown area on a weekday and in need of spiritual refreshment and nourishment, please come and join us!

Responding to Hurricane Dorian

Three-minute read. In partnership with the Episcopal Diocese of Central Florida, the Episcopal Church in South Carolina, the Episcopal Diocese of Georgia, and the Episcopal Farmworker Ministry, Episcopal Relief & Development is giving assistance such as food, water, clothing, shelter and other emergency supplies to individuals and families affected by the storm.

United Thank Offering’s Camino Challenge Grant

Two-minute read. The United Thank Offering (UTO) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the UTO Camino Challenge Grant. UTO will match up to the first $60,000 in donations to create the Anglican Pilgrim Centre in Santiago de Compostela, Spain.

Celebrating Baptism video series and reflection guides now available

Two-minute read. The sacrament of baptism is an opportunity for joy, power, and a deep connection with tradition. Celebrating Baptism offers an opportunity to teach and learn about this sacrament through a free video series and accompanying reflection guides are available from The Episcopal Church.

Deacon Kevin White Begins Peace Corps Service in Morocco

Two-minute read. The Rev. Deacon Kevin White, (St. Augustine’s), has been accepted into the Peace Corps and will depart for Morocco on Sept. 8, 2019, to begin training as a Youth Development Specialist volunteer.

St. Nicholas’ Kermes Festival

One-minute read. St. Nicholas, Noel celebrates its Hispanic culture with kermes festivals. Tourists, locals, and other Episcopalians join St. Nicholas for food, fellowship, and live music in Spanish.

Commemorating 400 years of African American History and Culture: An invitation to participate in Healing Day National Bell Ringing

Three-minute read. Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and Episcopal Diocese of Southern Virginia Bishop James B. Magness invite Episcopal churches to take part in a national action to remember and honor the first enslaved Africans who landed in English North America in 1619 by tolling their bells for one minute on Sunday, August 25, 2019 at 2:00 pm CDT.

Children’s Program at General Convention 2021

Don’t let worries about childcare prevent you from volunteering to take part in the 2021 General Convention of the Episcopal Church. – Children’s Program open to children from infants to 12 years of age.

Clue Summer Camp: Breaking the Friendship Code!

Five-minute read. On June 10-14, The Church of the Good Shepherd, Kansas City and Father Galen Snodgrass generously opened their doors and allowed us to transform the church basement into a summer camp for a dozen adolescents with social challenges.

New Ways of Giving

One-minute read. A new way to support the churches and ministries of the diocese is available with the introduction of a ‘Give’ option on the diocesan website. At its introduction we are providing support to three key fundraising efforts.

Fr. John Coil Retires

One-minute read. Fr. John Coil retired on June 23, 2019. His last service at St. Luke, Excelsior Springs was held on June 16. Fr. John reported that “Our last Sunday together after 17 years was a grand celebration. Full sung Eucharist, Magnificent music with organ, violin, viola, cello, keyboard, tympani, choir. A day to remember full of love, tears, and hugs. St. Luke’s is a real gem.”

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