Diocese of Missouri

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January 21, 2009

Eight Missouri Episcopalians left family, friends and holiday traditions behind to spend the Christmas season in Sudan. The mission trip was the latest chapter in the companion relationship between the Diocese of Missouri and the Diocese of Lui in the Episcopal Church of Sudan, now rebuilding...

December 19, 2008

In the latest development of the companion relationship between the Episcopal Diocese of Missouri and the Diocese of Lui -- part of the Episcopal Church of the Sudan -- a team of eight missioners will spend the Christmas and New Years holidays in Sudan. Eight Missouri Episcopalians, including...

May 5, 2008

House of Deputies President Bonnie Anderson told recent gatherings in Missouri that God gives creation stunning moments of beauty "to remind us what we are called to be in this world."

"We may think that God intends to paralyze us with unexpected beauty; instead God is shaking us up,...

February 27, 2008

Missouri Episcopalians are joining with a broad coalition of faith-based, educational, community and economic development organizations to oppose the so-called Missouri Civil Rights Initiative (MoCRI).

Those who oppose the measure, including the Diocese of Missouri by overwhelming...

December 19, 2007

More than a year ago, the Diocese of Missouri formed a Companion Covenant with the Moru people in Lui, Sudan, a southern diocese of the Episcopal Church of Sudan, to share the mutuality of vision, knowledge, wisdom, expertise, and resources. We have built meaningful relationships among...

October 9, 2007

A member of St. Alban's Episcopal Church in Fulton, Missouri, in the Diocese of Missouri recently traveled to Louisiana to deliver tools that she and members of her congregation donated to help rebuild churches and homes damaged in Hurricane Katrina.

The tool donation came by way of an...

February 28, 2006

You’re halfway through the second forward watch, with a warm bunk and six hours of sleep still three hours away. You’ve just made the mandatory check of the cables holding together 15 barges and 22,500 tons of wheat destined for New Orleans. Outside, where you’ve spent most of the watch, it’s...

December 7, 2004

While the initial rush of joy and relief has faded as the realities of being a parish take front and center, the members of the Church of the Good Shepherd can barely contain their excitement as they prepare to celebrate their new lease on life with a community celebration of the Eucharist...

October 25, 2004

Quite appropriately, and quite by coincidence, the Psalm appointed for the 21st Sunday after Pentecost was Psalm 84, proclaiming how "happy are those who dwell in the house of the Lord." It described perfectly the feelings of the 55 or so persons gathered at Church of the Good Shepherd on this...

October 18, 2004

[ENS] The report of the Lambeth Commission is both a sobering and encouraging document, which because of the depth of its scholarship and theological reflection, cannot be summed up in a simple statement.

It is a hopeful report, since it charts a way forward for the Anglican Communion....

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