Transitions – May 2023

One-minute read. Details of the churches in transition and the clergy transitions through to the end of April 2023.

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!

El obispo primado Michael Curry recibe supervisión y tratamiento médicos

Two-minute read. Durante el fin de semana del Día de Recordación, el obispo primado de la Iglesia Episcopal, Michael Curry, ingresó en el hospital de Raleigh, Carolina del Norte, donde se sometió a pruebas debido a una hemorragia interna y a una afección cardíaca. Ha sido dado de alta y estará sujeto a observación mientras trabaja en un horario reducido desde su casa.

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry receiving medical monitoring and treatment

Two-minute read. Over Memorial Day weekend, Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael Curry was admitted to the hospital in Raleigh, North Carolina, where he underwent testing for internal bleeding and a heart condition. He has been discharged and will be monitored while working on a reduced schedule from home.

All Things … Episcopal: It’s not just pew aerobics, it’s personal and corporate piety

Three-minute read. In this episode … we talk about personal and corporate piety. Why we do the things we do. It is not just pew aerobics; it is reverence for God. However, in the Episcopal Church, not every parish will have the same exact piety in a worship service, nor will everyone have the same personal piety. Piety is less about doing the “right thing” and more about how to show reverence or respect to the Triune God (Father, Son, and Holy Spirit) and your growth in relationship with the Triune God.

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 …

KC Pride 2023: deadlines, help needed, and information

Five-minute read. KC Pride 2023 is just around the corner. The Episcopal Church will be present at the three-day Festival, marching in the parade together and hosting a Pride Mass that Saturday morning. All churches are welcome to join us and make our voices heard. We need volunteers to help share God’s love and invite others to join the Episcopal Church in proclaiming the Gospel.

Nominating committee presents a profile for 28th presiding bishop, calls for names

Three-minute read. The Episcopal Church Joint Nominating Committee for the Election of the Presiding Bishop on May 15 issued the following letter to the church announcing the availability of the “Profile for the Election of the 28th Presiding Bishop” and inviting Episcopalians to submit the names of bishops for the committee to consider as nominees. The deadline is July 15.

El Comité de Nominaciones presenta el perfil del 28º obispo presidente e invita a proponer nombres de posibles candidatos

Three-minute read. El Comité Conjunto de Nominaciones de la Iglesia Episcopal para la Elección del Obispo Presidente anunció el 15 de mayo la publicación del “Perfil para la Elección del 28º Obispo Presidente” en una carta dirigida a la Iglesia Episcopal. En dicha carta, se invita a los episcopales a presentar nombres de obispos para su consideración a candidatura por parte del comité. La fecha límite para hacerlo es el 15 de julio.

Are you up-to-date on your AED equipment?

Three-minute read. AEDs are an important piece of rescue equipment that can improve the survival of cardiac events. It’s important for you to review and maintain your AED equipment each year. Here’s what you need to know.

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.

Transitions – April 2023

One-minute read. Details of the churches in transition and the clergy transitions through to the end of April 2023.

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