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Online services

A listing of regular online services from the Episcopal Churches in West Missouri can be found on our Online Services page.

Youth events

None at present.

Church events

July 1 – Oct 1Join us At the Table to gather in community. Gather around a community table as households or in small groups to hear five stories where Jesus breaks bread with others, reminding us that when we gather in his name, we are living as God’s family. For more information and to sign-up click here.
October 2Ordination of Ryan David Wiksell to the Sacred Order of Priests. In-person. Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral. 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Click here to watch the service live.
October 16Fall Daughters of the King Assembly. The Order of Daughters of the King in West Missouri is holding its first Fall Assembly in two years. In-person. St. Mary Magdalene Episcopal Church. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Deadline to register is October 5.

External events

September 252nd Annual Golf Classic hosted by St. Paul’s Episcopal Day School. In-person. Swope Memorial Golf Course. 9 a.m.
September 29The Church Pension Group (CPG), a financial services organization that serves The Episcopal Church, will host a virtual conversation on shareholder engagement as part of its ongoing Insights & Ideas series of discussions on socially responsible investing. Online. 11:30 a.m. Click here to register.
October 1The family of the Right Reverend Dr. John Clark Buchanan, the 6th Bishop of West Missouri, would like to invite you to a Memorial Eucharist in Celebration and Thanksgiving of his life. Online. 1 p.m. Central.
October 21-234th Annual Border & Migration Ministry Summit. A virtual summit for those engaged or interested in migration ministries, hosted by Episcopal Migration Ministries in partnership with the Episcopal Diocese of West Texas. Online.

Education and training

August 16 – October 8Bishop Kemper School for Ministry September 2021 Courses. Diakonia II (D), Introduction to Scripture, and Old Testament 3. Online classes begin August 16. The in-person focus weekend meets September 11-12. Online classes end October 8.
September 13 – November 12Bishop Kemper School for Ministry October 2021 Courses. Adult Catechesis and Formation, Anglican History, New Testament, and Old Testament I. Online classes begin September 13. The in-person focus weekend meets October 9-10. Online classes end November 12.
September 18 & October 2Fall Diversity Workshop: Undoing Racism. The purpose of this workshop is to assist the diocese in organizing to eliminate the sin of racism. Online. Two workshop days |10 a.m. – 3 p.m. each day.
October 5 – October 28The Diversity and Reconciliation Commission hosts their fifth online series of book study sessions with: “How To Fight Racism — Courageous Christianity and the Journey Toward Racial Justice.Online. Tuesdays at 4:30 p.m., Thursdays at 7 p.m.
October 13 – December 10Bishop Kemper School for Ministry November 2021 Courses. Contemporary Mission, History of the Episcopal Church, and Theology of Education Ministry. Online classes begin October 13. The in-person focus weekend meets November 13-14. Online classes end December 10.

Clergy services and events

Every WednesdayWeekly Wednesday Compline. Online. 9 p.m.
Monthly – 2nd Thursdays2nd Thursday Clergy Conversation. Online. 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. If you have not received the login credentials for this meeting, please contact your Dean.
October 4-6Clergy Retreat. In-person. Conception Abbey. The link to register has been sent to all clergy. Please email if you did not receive it.


Meetings may be held online, in person, or a combination of both. Whenever we meet in person we ensure we follow the local guidelines in place, at that time and respect the needs of our colleagues.

September 29Diocesan Council Executive Committee. Online. 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.
October 5Finance Committee. Online. 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.
October 8Commission on Ministry. Online. 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
October 9Diocesan Council. Online. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
October 13Diversity and Reconciliation Commission. Online. 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.
October 16Central Deanery Meeting. Online. 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
October 17Standing Committee. Online. 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
October 23Northwest-Metro Deanery Meeting. Online. 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.


September 24Annual Convention Reports & Rosters
October 1Last day to sign-up to receive materials for At the Table.
October 5Registration deadline for Fall Daughters of the King Assembly.
October 6Annual Convention Resolutions
October 10Registration deadline for 2021 Annual Diocesan Convention

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  • 9-22-2021 Event list updated
  • 2-5-2021 Quick links updated, page text updated to include a link to the photo & video releases and licenses page.

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