Mar 05, 2021Bishop Marty – Celebrating ten years in West Missouri

Bishop Marty – Celebrating ten years in West Missouri

Gary Allman Two-minute read.   Resources
Bishop Marty at his ordination and consecration at the Muehlbach Hotel on Saturday March 5, 2011. Image: Gary Zumwalt

Congratulations to Bishop Marty on the tenth anniversary of his ordination and consecration as the eighth Bishop of West Missouri.

Bishop Marty was ordained on Saturday, March 5, 2011, at the Muehlbach Hotel1 in downtown Kansas City, at a service attended by nearly one-thousand people. Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori served as chief consecrator. Co-consecrating bishops included: Michael P. Milliken of Western Kansas; G. Wayne Smith of Missouri; Dean E. Wolfe of Kansas; and Barry R. Howe, retired bishop of West Missouri.

On Sunday, March 6, 2011, Bishop Marty was officially seated as eighth Bishop of The Diocese of West Missouri at Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral in Kansas City.

You can find out more in the Spring 2011 issue of Spirit and the Episcopal News Service archives.

1The Muehlbach Hotel is now a wing of the downtown Marriott.

Gary Allman was the Communications Director with The Diocese of West Missouri from March 2014 through June 2023.

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