Sep 12, 2021Bishop Marty’s final diocesan pastoral visit – Christ Episcopal Church, Warrensburg, Missouri

Bishop Marty’s final diocesan pastoral visit – Christ Episcopal Church, Warrensburg, Missouri

Gary Allman Three-minute read.   Resources
Donna Field with Bishop Marty at his final Pastoral visit as Bishop of West Missouri. Christ Episcopal Church, Warrensburg. Image credit: Gary Allman

Bishop Marty’s final pastoral visitation as Bishop of West Missouri took place on Sunday, September 12, 2021, at Christ Episcopal Church, Warrensburg, Missouri.

Flowers were presented to Donna Field and a coup[le of birthday cakes for Bishop Marty — one to be consumed immediately by those present, and the second for later. Birthday and general blessings were bestowed. There was also time for some business with a question and answer session.

Christ Church, Warrensburg

The service

Birthday Cake and Flowers – Bishop Marty’s last diocesan pastoral visit – Christ Episcopal Church, Warrensburg, Missouri. Image credit: Gary Allman
Flowers for Donna Field, and a birthday blessing for Bishop Marty – Bishop Marty’s last diocesan pastoral visit – Christ Episcopal Church, Warrensburg, Missouri. Image credit: Gary Allman

Holy Eucharist

The Journey Begins – Bishop Marty serving the host at his final Holy Communion as Bishop of West Missouri, Christ Episcopal Church, Warrensburg, Missouri. September 12, 2021. Image credit: Gary Allman

Some ‘official’ pictures

Christ Episcopal Church, Warrensburg, Missouri. Fr. Ron Verhaeghe, with Bishop Marty at his final Pastoral visit as Bishop of West Missouri. Image credit: Gary Allman

Question and answer session, more cake, and a final blessing

Bishop Marty receives a blessing from Fr. Ron Verhaeghe and the congregation at Christ Episcopal Church, Warrensburg. Image credit: Gary Allman

Gary Allman is Communications Director with The Diocese of West Missouri.

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