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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.

Meet the Nominees

The slate of nominees for diocesan leadership positions is announced. Much appreciation for the hard work of the Committee on Nominations and Election Procedures chaired by Rich Luebcke for coordinating this roster of nominees.

Annual Diocesan Convention

The 178th meeting of the Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Missouri is planned for Nov. 17-18, 2017, in Hannibal, Missouri.

Diocesan Convention Youth Lock-In

All youth in grades 6-12 are invited to a lock-in at Trinity Episcopal Church in Hannibal during Diocesan Convention.

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.

Diocesan Youth Lock-In

All youth in grades 6-12 are invited to join in on a fun night of games, food, fellowship, music, and worship at Calvary Church in Columbia, MO.

An Update on the Lui Diocese, South Sudan

The news from South Sudan is bleak. The village of Lanyi, about seven miles from Lui, was bombed and, by all reports, destroyed.

Diocesan Convention Planning Underway

The 178th meeting of the Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Missouri is planned for Nov. 17-18, 2017, in Hannibal, Missouri.

Dismantling Racism Training in August and September

Two Dismantling Racism classes are now scheduled to be held at St. Peter’s Church in Ladue and Christ Church in Cape Girardeau. There is no cost for this two-day training which includes lunch and beverages and snacks, but registration is required.

Jesus Hacked Podcast

Tuesday’s episode features a conversation between deacons Beth Simpson and Harry Leip. Beth recounts the preparedness expo at St. Matthew’s Church in Mexico, and how emergency preparedness is related to the great commandment to love our neighbors.

Finding Light in Darkness

Provost Kathie was the rector of Trinity Church in Newtown, Connecticut during and after the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. She and Debbie talk about that very dark time, and about finding moments of grace and light in the aftermath.

Dismantling Racism

The Dismantling Racism Commission offers a two-day training seminar at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Ladue, MO on May 31 – June 1, 2017.

New Ventures in Community Ministry

The diocesan grant, “New Ventures In Community Ministry” is intended to challenge congregations to make a difference where they are and to improve the quality of life in and with their communities, to identify pressing social needs, and to design strategies to meet those needs. Grant abstract due June 9, 2017.

Podcast – Grace Hill

Delores Hardwick spoke on this week’s podcast about the history, programs and opportunities at Grace Hill. She is the Community Relations and Volunteer Program Manager at Grace Hill.

Connecting with Grace Hill

In an effort to renew our relationship between diocesan churches and Grace Hill Settlement House, a gathering is planned for Saturday, May 20 at the Grace Hill Water Tower hub offices.

Events

Camp Phoenix

Youth Group – Diocesan Lenten Gathering

Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Webster Groves The youth group will gather with other youth from the diocese to focus on where God is calling them to share Christ’s love with the world.

Absalom Jones Diocesan Celebration

Ministry Information

Men Serve Breakfast at the Cathedral

Miss Carol’s Breakfast The men of St. Martin’s and men of the Church of the Good Shepherd meet at Christ Church Cathedral to serve at their breakfast to the homeless. More information about Miss Carol’s Breakfast