The Ordination of Rev Mark Klamer and Rev David Knox

Bishop Martins ordained Rev Mark Klamer and Rev David Knox to the Sacred Order of Deacons on March 7 at the Cathedral Church of St Paul in Springfield.    

Fresh Spaces for Community at St George’s

by Dawn Jung of St George's, Belleville COVID-19 restricted normal gathering in 2020; however, the commitment to growth in faith and spirituality has not diminished within this parish. While some opportunities were halted, new paths of thinking emerged. The opportunity to question and reflect upon our church school and group gathering spaces became a priority. [...]

Happy 10th Anniversary to Bishop Martins

Wishing Bishop Martins a Happy Anniversary on this feast of St Joseph. He was consecrated the 11th Bishop of Springfield on this day in 2011.  

Mission Gift for Christ the King, Normal

by Father John Richmond Christ the King, Normal We received a $500 Mission and Ministry grant from the diocese, and the Mission Leadership Team voted to match the amount. Here I am handing over $1,000 to Mo. Mollie for the Caring Hearts program, administered by the Spiritual Care Department at Carle BroMenn Medical Center! Caring [...]

Diocesan Lenten Book Club

We invite you to pick up the book and join the Facebook group for our first ever Diocesan Lenten Book Club! Now that February has arrived, Ash Wednesday is right around the corner ushering in the season of Lent. As we’ve previously announced, the Diocese of Springfield is inviting you to an online Lenten book [...]

Books for Seminarians

The Church Periodical Club is an independent, affiliated organization of the Executive Council of the Episcopal Church, dedicated to the worldwide Ministry of the Printed Word and to the Promotion of Christian Mission.  The Episcopal Church Women of the Diocese of Springfield join this ministry by gathering donations from the Eucharistic Communities of the diocese [...]

Episcopacy is so fundamental to us that is has been incorporated into the very name of the confederation of dioceses of which we are a part: The Episcopal Church. And we are now embarking on a season of discernment as we prepare to welcome the ministry of the 12th Bishop of Springfield. Yet, we’re not [...]

ECW of Chicago 2020 Fall Retreat

The Episcopal Church Women of the Diocese of Chicago invite all women in the Diocese of Springfield to their 2020 Fall Retreat. Click here for the eventbrite registration.

Workshop Opportunity for Province V

A virtual, two-day workshop:

Review of Incarnational Mission

by Tim McNutt postulant, The Episcopal Parish of Alton As the reviewer, I already have a pretty good hunch that you’re not going to rush out and buy a copy of Incarnational Mission: Being with the World. Something about this review might spark a slight interest, but soon the spark will fade, and life will [...]