Events

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Online services

A listing of online services from the churches around the diocese can be found here.

Holy Week at Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral

March 29Evening Prayer. 7 p.m. Online. Click here to join live
March 30Renewal of Ordination and Baptismal Vows. 10 a.m. This is a joint service with the dioceses of Missouri, Kansas, West Kansas, and the ELCA Central States Synod. Online. Click here to join live
Evening Prayer. 7 p.m. Online. Click here to join live
March 31Evening Prayer. 7 p.m. Online. Click here to join live
April 1Maundy Thursday Eucharist with Stripping of the Altar. 7 p.m. Online. Click here to join live
April 2Good Friday Liturgy. 12 p.m. Online. Click here to join live
April 3Holy Saturday Liturgy. 9 a.m. Online. Click here to join live
Easter Vigil. 7 p.m. Online. Click here to join live
April 4The Resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ – Easter Sunday Holy Eucharist. 10:15 a.m. Online. Click here to join live

Youth events

April 10 & 11Junior High Digital Retreat. More details to follow…
April 17Outdoor Movie Night. Church of the Good Shepherd, Kansas City. Time TBD.
May 1Outdoor Movie Night. St. James, Springfield. Time TBD.

Church events

April 2The Diocese of West Missouri office will be closed for Good Friday.
April 17Area Confirmation (Southern Deanery). Trinity, Lebanon. 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. (Rehearsal at 1 p.m.)
April 20Hope & Faith in a time of discouragement – a conversation about the challenges of 2020 and moving towards recovery and hope. Join us as we gather to hear insights from both lay and clergy on maintaining and building faith and hope in a time when our lives have been turned upside down. Online. 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Further details and registration link coming soon…
April 24Area Confirmation (Northwest-Metro/Central Deaneries). St. Andrew’s, Kansas City. 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. (Rehearsal at 1 p.m.)

External events

March 3-5, 20212021 CEEP Network’s Digital Annual Conference. From COVID-19 to economic anxiety to the racial reckoning taking place across our Church, in our nation and around the world. CEEP Network is excited to announce we will gather on-line to bear witness together at the 2021 Annual Conference. Online. Click here for more information and to register.
April 18-May 23, SundaysProject Resource: Spring 2021 Stewardship Training. Project Resource has proven success in being an effective and enduring set of practices for changing the culture of giving in congregations. Online. Training takes place on 6 consecutive Sundays, (begins two weeks after Easter) 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Click here for more information and to register.

Education and training

February 23 – March 25 on Tuesdays and Thursdays.Beloved Community of Care and Love Book Study Club: Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man, by Emmanuel Acho. Online. Tuesday’s 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. and Thursday’s 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. The deadline to sign-up is February 20.
March 13-14Bishop Kemper School for Ministry March 2021 course: Congregational Leadership, Contemporary Catechumenate, Sacramental Theology and Social Ministry II. Online. Saturday 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday 8:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Click here to register.
April 10-11Bishop Kemper School for Ministry April 2021 course: Anglican Ethics, Christian History Survey (D), Preaching I, and Tasks of Theology. Online. Saturday 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday 8:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Click here to register.
April 17 – May 22 on SaturdaysDiversity Workshop: Undoing Racism. This training fulfills the intent of several General Convention resolutions, which call for leaders at all levels of The Episcopal Church to receive training on the Church’s teaching about racial diversity and other forms of diversity present within the human family. Online. 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Click here to register.

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.

Meetings

In order to ensure the recommended physical distancing, we are holding diocesan meetings online wherever practicable.

March 10Diversity and Reconciliation Commission. Online. 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.
March 20Northwest-Metro Deanery Council. Online. 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Central Deanery Council. Online. 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
March 21Standing Committee. Online. 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
March 31Council Executive Committee Meeting. Online. 3 pm. – 4 p.m.
April 6Episcopal Ministry Support Team. Online. 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Finance Committee. Online. 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.
April 9Commission on Ministry. Online. 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
April 18Standing Committee. Online. 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
May 4Episcopal Ministry Support Team. Online. 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
May 16Standing Committee. Online. 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Deadlines

March 5UTO grant submission deadline.
April 4Deadline to register for Diversity Workshop
April 18Deadline to register for Hope & Faith in a time of discouragement…

Bishop’s visitations

The up-to-date list of Bishop Marty’s visitations can be found here.

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Updates

  • 3-3-2021 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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