Updated interactive anti-racism training debuts in January

In January, the Dismantling Racism Commission will present its revised training program and manual, designed to be move interactive and incorporate more active participation and sharing from participants.

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Social Justice Event at St. Martin’s

Want to know more about efforts to build social justice ministries in parishes around the diocese? More about how you can get involved?

New Episcopal News website launches

The communications team has been working hard to create a site that belongs to all of us in the church, a place to tell our story, to inform Episcopalians and others about how the Episcopal Church lives into the Jesus Movement and lives out the gospel in the world.

The Episcopal Church and United Methodist Church Dialogue

The Episcopal Church-United Methodist Dialogue Committee met in Washington, D.C., to continue its work on establishing a full communion relationship between the two denominations.

Discerning God’s Claim On Our Lives

JesusHacked:Storytelling Faith unpacks that dense term “discernment” and helps us imagine how a person, how a community hears God’s call to deeper ministry or to ordination.

Education

Screen Agers – A Special Screening

The Church of St. Michael & St. George is hosting a special screening and panel discussion of Screen Agers. The award-winning SCREENAGERS probes into the vulnerable corners of family life and the struggles regarding the digital world of our kids.

Education

Celebrating 500 Years

Do you recognize the date October 31, 1517? It’s the day that Martin Luther published his 95 Theses, “Disputation on the Power and Efficacy of Indulgences,” a list of questions and propositions for debate. Luther hung the document on the door of the Wittenberg Castle church to announce the ensuing discussions he was organizing.

Gun Violence, Las Vegas, Missouri

An invitation from the Bishop of Nevada and the Bishops United went out to Episcopal parishes to ring their bells on Tuesday morning, once for each person who died in the Las Vegas mass shooting.

JesusHacked Podcast – Standing Committee

Host Shug Goodlow and Dr. Pearson are both members of Standing Committee, and on this podcast episode they talk about the ins and outs of this governing body and its mission for the health of the diocese.

The Tract Rack Has Been Re-Stocked

Tracts are brief pamphlets explaining aspects of religious life, and can be found on the wall in the narthex. Tracts and the Forward Day by Day booklets are made available as one aspect of Christian Formation in the parish.

Podcast: What is the Council of the Diocese?

A timely episode of the JesusHacked podcast with guest Al Ludwig and host Barbie Click conversing about what Diocesan Council is really like, who would make a good council member, and what serving on this board has brought to their lives as Episcopalians.

Children’s SPARK! Program Kicks Off This Sunday

SPARK! is St. Martin’s combined Children’s Worship and Sunday School for kids ages 4-9.

Education

Book Study Begins Next Wednesday

Present Over Perfect is bestselling author Shauna Niequist’s motto for how to live a rich, engaged, and loving life in the midst of what often feels terribly messy and imperfect. 

Longing for the Holy City

Adrienne Dillon wrote a reflection on Becoming Beloved Community and our yearning for the New Jerusalem.

All Things Rite and Musical

There’s a new podcast sprung from the creative minds of David Sinden and Ian Lasch about music and liturgy called “All Things Rite and Musical.” David is the organist and music director and the Rev. Ian is the Associate Rector for Formation and Fellowship, both at St. Peter’s Church in Ladue.