One-minute read. After over a year of prayer and discussions, St. Matthew’s Ozark celebrated their first service in their new home – Ozark Presbyterian Church – on Sunday, October 4.
On October 7, the 5th day of the General Convention, the House of Deputies adopted a resolution supporting the split of the Episcopal Diocese of Missouri. The motion was referred by the House of Bishops to the Committee on the Admission of New Dioceses, and the bishop’s replied with a counter resolution requesting more time. … After various resolutions were suggested and rejected, on October 15, 1889, the House of Bishop’s finally approved the majority resolution from the Committee on the Admission of New Dioceses, and the resolution to split the Diocese of Missouri was approved.