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2020 Draft Plan for Ministry

Three-minute read. The 2020 Plan for Ministry was published on September 30, and it is available to read online or download and print. Follow the link below to see the complete document. Read on for the full text of Bishop’s Marty’s introduction to the plan.

News Update – September 19, 2019

In this issue: Hurricane Dorian relief efforts, Convention resolutions deadline, meet out new Regional Youth Coordinator, two grant opportunities, and more!

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.

News Update – September 5, 2019

In this issue: Welcome to the News Update, responding to Hurricane Dorian, a new priest-in-charge at St. Paul’s, Kansas City, Deacon Kevin White is heading off to Morocco, Deacon Donna Stanford becomes an associate member of the Brotherhood of St. Andrew and much, much, more!

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.

eSpirit – August 15, 2019

Changes are coming to eSpirit, news from Good Shepherd (Kansas City), and St. Nicholas (Noel), a long list of August and September meetings, and more!

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.

eSpirit – August 1, 2019

Traveling The Way of Love, Union of Black Episcopalians meeting in Los Angeles, the NourishKC annual appeal, and much more.

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.

eSpirit – July 18, 2019

The Episcopal church’s response to reports of inhumane conditions for children and other asylum seekers, a new Brotherhood of St. Andrew Chapter in Kansas City, the June issue of Spirit, and more!

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.

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