From the Bishop

Words from our Bishop.

Hear from Bishop Stewart Ruch III as he shares his vision for boundless revival in the Upper Midwest.

As you may know, Archbishop Ben Kwashi of the Diocese of Jos, Nigeria, has been receiving chemo treatments in the US for stage 4 colon and liver cancer since November. Early this month Bishop Stewart paid a second visit to Abp. Ben  and his wife, Mama Gloria, in......

This Lent I believe the Lord is calling us from a refuge to readiness, for a great harvest. In my sermon this Sunday, I gave a message on doing “Lent Together” for our whole diocese. It’s based on Jesus’ call, “Follow me, and I will......

Twelve months ago, Archbishop Foley Beach asked me to chair a taskforce to develop a pastoral statement on same sex attraction and identity, with a focus on the theological language that might be employed within our provincial ministries regarding this attraction.   The spiritual and......

Who is Somos Familia? What is this part of the family up to? 1. We have a Regional Latino Missionary Team helping to multiply Latino ministry throughout our diocese.   2. We facilitate Race and Culture Cohorts and Immersion Days as we seek to foster Multiethnic Familia and Racial......

Dear Church of the Resurrection and Upper Midwest Family: Our hearts are grieving as we lament another shooting in an American city. On Sunday, August 23rd, a Kenosha, Wisconsin police officer shot Jacob Blake, a 29-year-old Black man, seven times. Many details about this shooting......