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Advent Quiet Day 2021

Saturday, December 11, 20219 am – 2 pm @ Grace Cathedral, TopekaRegistration Fee: $20, includes lunchDeadline to register: December 7, 2021 Most of us skip Advent. The season is brief and busy and Christmas seems like the real goal anyway. And yet, like a seed in the fertile ground waiting and waiting, hidden under the

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Check-out photos of the Minster Art Project

Art tells our story. It is personal, and you decide what matters. It shows forth visually what we say with our minds and our voices. Last year, Bishop Bascom proposed an art project involving the use of various media, chosen by the minsters of the Diocese of Kansas, each depicting some visual portrayal of resistance art,

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Church Leaders Reflect on Hybrid Ministry

To harness the lessons learned and help lead the Church into the future, the Rev. Tim Schenck and the Rev. Stacy Williams-Duncan have created a community of learning and practice to reflect on and experiment with hybrid ministry. Rev. Canon Gar Demo will be one of the Hybrid Futures Fellows.

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Faith & Public Policy Forum

As part of the KIFA 2021 Faith & Public Policy Forum, we invite you to join us for a series of conversations with advocates and activists on the most pressing social, economic, and climate justice issues facing Kansans. Bishop Bascom is presenting at the first one on Climate and Clean Energy, Tuesday, October 5, at 7 pm.

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New Diocesan Staff Configuration

New Diocesan Staff Configuration

Lisa Senuta and Chad Senuta began service with the diocese in September, which brings to fruition a new configuration of diocesan staff. The Executive Committee of the Council of Trustees worked closely with Bishop Bascom on plans for staffing. Great care was taken to review the responsibilities and the gifts needed for the work; to

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Bishop Bascom announces new members of diocesan staff

Bishop Bascom announces new members of diocesan staff

Bishop Cathleen Chittenden Bascom today announced that two former Kansans will be joining the diocesan staff on Sept. 1. The Reverend Lisa Senuta will be the Canon for Spiritual Life and Clergy Care, and Chad Senuta will be Director of Young Adult and Communication Ministries. Lisa currently is the rector of the Episcopal Church of

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Bishop issues updated Covid guidelines, with support for local decisions

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On May 20 Bishop Cathleen Bascom issued updated Covid-related guidelines for parishes across the diocese. Unlike previous guidance, which was uniform across the 44 churches of the diocese, these new guidelines offer just four requirements, while empowering local discretion in relaxing other previous Covid-related safety restrictions, based on local contexts. The bishop said that this

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