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Hear from Bishop Stewart and others how the Lord is on the move in the Upper Midwest.

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,......

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......

Trigger Warning: The content below may be painful for anybody who has suffered from sexual abuse.  Dear Upper Midwest Family,  Our leadership has become aware of information involving credible allegations of serious sexual misconduct and abuse of a female adult from former Greenhouse Movement staff member......

Dear Upper Midwest Family, We are pleased to introduce the members of the Bishop’s Council of the Upper Midwest.  Membership on the Bishop’s Council includes the dean of each deanery (region) recognized by the Diocese, plus two additional members from each deanery, per our canons.......

Dear Upper Midwest Family, We are pleased to announce that on Monday, July 26, 2021, Archbishop Foley Beach met with the Bishop’s Council of the Upper Midwest and announced his appointment of Bishop John Miller to serve our diocese as Acting Bishop and Bishop Todd......

Dear Upper Midwest Diocese, We would like to update you on changes in diocesan leadership and steps to be taken to select leaders to serve in an acting capacity. Our last letter described how the Bishop’s Council functions during Bishop Stewart’s temporary leave of absence.......

July 10, 2021 Dear Sisters and Brothers in the Anglican Church in North America, This past Spring, the Diocese of the Upper Midwest engaged a third-party investigative firm to review its handling over the past two years of revelations and allegations of sexual abuse by......

Dear Upper Midwest Diocese, Greetings in the Name of our Lord Jesus Christ! In light of Bishop Stewart’s announcement of his leave of absence, we, the Bishop’s Council of the Diocese of the Upper Midwest, want to provide clarity around how the diocese will function......

Dear Upper Midwest Diocese, Throughout my ministry I have sought to live in full submission to the Lord, His Scriptures, and the Church. Significant concerns have been raised about my response to allegations of abuse in our former diocesan congregation, Christ Our Light of Big......

Beloved Upper Midwest Diocese: I am writing to give you an update on the ongoing independent investigation that I announced to you in this pastoral letter several weeks ago about a heartbreaking situation in one of our former congregations in Big Rock, Illinois.  As some......

On Sunday, June 27, we are celebrating GAFCON Sunday, 13 years of faithful Gospel ministry since the first Global Anglican Future Conference was held in Jerusalem. We invite you to celebrate GAFCON Sunday with your congregations by praising God for his faithfulness to our Anglican......