Planting is best when God sends your launch team. [caption id="attachment_2638" align="alignright" width="300"] Fr. Chad, Kirstin, and their children[/caption] A newborn congregation in the Fox Cities of Wisconsin, Church of the Incarnation hosted its first weekly service on Epiphany Sunday, January 9. Epiphany is a timely launch...

Dear Upper Midwest Diocese, This morning the Province sent an email from the Provincial Response Team (PRT) regarding the hiring of Husch Blackwell LLP and the recent resignation of three PRT members. You can read it here. (You can find the resignation letter on Anglican Ink here.) Please continue to...

Dear Upper Midwest Diocese,  As 2021 draws to a close, I am thankful for this year’s highlights from the Upper Midwest and our diocesan work. While we continue to wait on the provincial investigation, I praise God for these glimpses of grace, including: Six individuals...

Shared Worship Bonds Three Wisconsin Churches as They Prepare for Harvest [caption id="attachment_2598" align="alignright" width="473"] Photos by Maddy Hunt. Click the photo for a gallery of photos.[/caption] About a month ago in rural Christiana, Wisconsin two churches gathered for a joint All Saints service in a classic...

Restoration at Restoration Anglican [caption id="attachment_2564" align="alignleft" width="176"] Fr. Rick & Molly Jo Stawarz[/caption] Fr. Rick and Molly Jo Stawarz planted Restoration Anglican in Minneapolis in 2017 as a daughter of Church of the Cross. After three-plus years as a nomadic church meeting indoors and out, God gave...

Want to know more about what it means to have an Acting Bishop? Diocesan Assistant Alison Freeman Matta sat down for a chat with Bishop John to get to know him and better understand his partnership with the Upper Midwest. [caption id="attachment_2556" align="alignleft" width="400"] Bp John...

Dear Upper Midwest Family, The Province released a letter over the holiday weekend regarding our acting assistant bishop, the Rt. Rev. Todd Atkinson, which you can read here. Unfortunately, we do not have any further information. If you would like to receive updates from the Provincial Response Team, you can...

Trigger Warning: The content referenced below may be painful for anyone who has suffered abuse Dear Upper Midwest Family, I am pleased to share that the Province has made several important announcements this week regarding the Provincial Response Team and its ongoing investigative process. This team has officially...