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“Of These Years I Sing,” Premier at Hammons Hall, Springfield

Two-minute read. Composer and Episcopalian Carlyle Sharpe is known for exciting, yet beautiful sacred compositions which have been performed all over North America and Europe. He is also an active member of Christ Church in Springfield, Missouri.

Celebrating a new ministry: the Rev. Robin James

Two-minute read. On the evening of Monday, January 6, 2020, Mother Robin James was officially welcomed as rector at Grace Episcopal Church, Liberty, Missouri.

Letter from Morocco – January 2020

Three-minute read. Deacon Kevin White recently wrote to tell us a bit more about his Peace Corps placement in Morocco.

Deacon Sherrill Russel Receives St. Stephen’s Award

Two-minute read. Congratulations to Deacon Sherrill Russel for receiving the St. Stephen Award for her service as a committed deacon and her outstanding work as a natural evangelist and pastoral minister.

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.

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.”

Ordinations to the Priesthood at St. Andrew’s Kansas City

Five-minute read. On Saturday May 11, 2019, St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Kansas City hosted the Ordinations to the Sacred Order of Priests of the Rev. William Jeffrey Hurst, the Rev. Dr. Sean Kim, and the Rev. Marco Serrano.

The Ordination of Jeffrey Neal Stevenson

Five-minute read. On December 12, 2018 Jeffrey Stevenson was ordained into the priesthood at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Kansas City, Missouri.

New Deacons

15 minute read. Five transitional deacons were ordained at the opening Eucharist of the 129th Convention of The Diocese of West Missouri. Find out more about them.

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