Welcome to the News Roundup, where we aim to provide brief recaps of current news from the Diocese, including the Bishop’s Council, Task Forces, and more. Canons and Constitution Task Force When our Diocese was formed in 2013, the Constitution and Canons that we drafted alongside the...

Humility and ease mark three churches' collaborative planning [caption id="attachment_3166" align="alignright" width="400"] Processional: Fr. Aaron Damiani (left), Fr. Nate Beasley (center), Fr. Kyle Oesch back right. Service photos by Jantzen Losa.[/caption] By Bonnie McMaken The Feast of Ascension celebrates Jesus’ reign as our King of heaven and earth....

[caption id="attachment_3151" align="alignright" width="389"] Father Blair and Elizabeth Carlson[/caption] Brothers and Sisters, I’d like to introduce you to Father Blair Carlson and his wife, Elizabeth, who have spent many years encouraging and equipping evangelists around the globe. They’ve served in international Anglican churches in England, France, Ukraine,...

Leaders Share Stories and Highlights By Bonnie McMaken, editor Hope and renewed energy around the beauty of Jesus and his good news filled Holy Week 2023 throughout the Diocese of the Upper Midwest. [caption id="attachment_3056" align="alignright" width="350"] Palm Sunday, Christ Church of Madison. Photo by Jonny Hoffner.[/caption] Many diocesan...

[caption id="attachment_3032" align="alignright" width="400"] Father Pete Berg (front left) and Pam Keske (front right) help offer youth a sense of belonging at Church of the Cross. Photo by Skylar Zilka.[/caption] In February, Church of the Cross (MN) and Bishop Stewart confirmed 11 youth. Let’s take a closer look...