Delegates for the Missionary Diocese of the South and Ozarks met for the annual diocesan convocation on Saturday, September 16, 2023. The meeting was conducted virtually by Zoom conferencing. In addition to diocesan and parish reports, delegates discussed and voted on canonical amendments. A revised edition of the canons was adopted and became effective after […]
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The Missionary Diocese of the West has been renamed the Western Archdeaconry and attached to the Missionary Diocese of the South and Ozarks. The UECNA House of Bishops determined that this arrangement will provide a greater degree of pastoral and administrative support for congregations in the West. The Western missionary diocese had been without a
The annual convocation of the Missionary Diocese of the South and Ozarks was held September 14-15, 2022 at All Saints Anglican Church in Boaz, Alabama. New members of the Standing Committee were elected. A resolution was adopted, authorizing the Standing Committee to incorporate the diocese and establish accounts for receiving special contributions. The Rt. Rev.
The Rev. Paul C. Slish and the Rev. Daniel J. Sparks were consecrated bishops for the United Episcopal Church of North America on Saturday, March 26, 2022, in a service held at Saints Andrew and Matthias Anglican Church in Hastings, Michigan. Chief consecrator was the Most Rev. Peter Robinson, Presiding Bishop. Co-consecrators were the Rt.
The United Episcopal Church is seeking qualified men to fill pastoral roles in Arizona and Arkansas. These small parishes desire to continue to grow and mature under appropriate pastoral leadership. Interested clergymen should be willing to conform to the doctrine and discipline of the United Episcopal Church. They should also have character that is above
The convocation of the Missionary Diocese of the South and Ozarks was held September 16, 2021 at St. Joseph Anglican Church in Branson, Missouri. Among other business, the convocation elected the Rev. Daniel Sparks, healthcare chaplain in Columbia, Missouri, to serve as bishop of the diocese. The next meeting of convocation will be held at
The Rev. Daniel Sparks was received into the United Episcopal Church by Letters of Transfer from the Convocation of Anglicans in North America on 16th June 2020. The Rev. Mr. Sparks serves as a Veterans’ Administration Hospital Chaplain in Columbia, Missouri.