In this issue: In this issue: Meet two of our new Transitional Deacons, ERD’s response to the earthquake in Türkiye (Turkey) and Syria , Photos of the Absalom Jones celebration, an update on the new diocesan budget process, and so much more.
Supporting partners in Türkiye (Turkey) and Syria after the February 2023 earthquake
Episcopal Relief & Development is partnering with Action by Churches Together (ACT Alliance) to provide emergency relief to people affected by the 7.8- and 7.5-magnitude earthquakes in Türkiye (Turkey) and Syria.
Recording & Photographs – Blessed Absalom Jones Celebration
Three-minute read, 110-minute video.
Photographs and video of the 2023 celebration of the Blessed Absalom Jones held at St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church, Kansas City. This year’s celebration included guest preacher the Rt. Rev. Deon Johnson, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Missouri, and St. Augustine’s liturgical dancers.
Joint Standing Committee on Nominations opens applications for Episcopal Church positions, committees, boards
The Joint Standing Committee on Nominations invites members from across The Episcopal Church to apply for the churchwide roles listed below. The deadline to apply is April 15. Elections will take place at the 81st General Convention in Louisville, Kentucky, June 23-28, 2024.
Meet Brittany Sparrow Savage and Ryan Williams, two of our new transitional deacons
Brittany Sparrow Savage and Ryan Williams are two of our newest transitional deacons, ordained in January this year. Read on to learn more about their unique paths to ministry, their faith journeys, and the roles they now serve in the Church.
It’s all well and good to discern vision and mission statements. What matters is where we go with them. The diocese’s two primary leadership bodies, the Diocesan Council and the Standing Committee, met February 3 – 4 to take those next steps.
This is the first in the 2023 series of videos remembering key African American figures in the Episcopal Church and beyond. Pauli Murray (November 20, 1910 – July 1, 1985), She was an architect of the civil-rights struggle — and the women’s movement. Why haven’t we heard of her?
The fourth step in the Be SMART program is “R” Recognize the Role of Guns in Suicide. Firearm suicide is uniquely lethal — 90 percent of suicide attempts using a gun end in death and half of suicides in the US are gun suicides.
Recording — January 2023 Stewardship Annual Campaign Webinar
Watch this recording of the January 2023 diocesan Stewardship Commission’s Annual Campaign webinar, where they shared best practices, reflected on recent stewardship campaigns from around the diocese and took a first look at planning for 2023’s pledge drives.
El Comité Permanente Conjunto de Candidaturas abre las candidaturas para cargos, comités y juntas de la Iglesia Episcopal
El Comité Permanente Conjunto de Nominaciones invita a los miembros de toda la Iglesia Episcopal a postularse para los cargos eclesiásticos que se enumeran a continuación. La fecha límite para presentar candidaturas es el 15 de abril. Las elecciones tendrán lugar en la 81ª Convención General en Louisville, Kentucky, del 23 al 28 de junio de 2024.
You are invited to join the Episcopal presence at KCPRIDE 2023
In the Summer of 2023, the Episcopal Church will once again make herself known as a welcoming and safe place for LGBTQiA folks and those who love them. There are at least three ways you and your church can get involved.