Events

Featured Events

Online Services

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

Youth Events

October 3Fall Regional Event – Kansas City Area. Join Meredith at The Church of the Good Shepherd from 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. If you can’t make it in person, a virtual option will be available via Zoom on October 4 at 8 p.m. in the WEMO Youth Community Zoom Room.
October 4Fall Regional Event – Southern Area. Join Madi at two different locations; St. James in Springfield from 1:30pm – 3 p.m. and Grace Episcopal in Carthage from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. If you can’t make it in person, a virtual option will be available via Zoom on October 3 at 8 p.m. in the WEMO Youth Community Zoom Room.

Church Events

September 19Area Confirmation. St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Kansas City. 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. (Rehearsal 1 p.m.)
October 17Area Confirmation. St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, Joplin. 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. (Rehearsal 1 p.m.)
November 21Area Confirmation. Grace & Holy Trinity Cathedral, Kansas City 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. (Rehearsal 1 p.m.)

External Events

September 19Province VII Workshops for Rural and Small Congregations. Gather with friends and neighbors to discuss stewardship and other ministry areas related to small and rural congregations in Province VII. 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Online.
September 26 – 27Province VII Deacons Conference. This conference will help deacons strengthen their preaching skills and refresh their enthusiasm for preaching. The conference program is scheduled for the two afternoons of Saturday, September 26 and Sunday, September 27th from 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. and will be conducted via Zoom.
October 30-31New Community 2020 Virtual Conference. This gathering of Asian, Black, Latino/Hispanic and Indigenous clergy and lay leaders provides a safe place to explore mission in ethnic ministries, share resources and best practices, hopes and dreams, needs and concerns, gifts and ministries, suffering and joy in the context of “Weaving Our Diversity and Forming Life-Giving Relationships for the New Reality.” The gathering is scheduled for the two evenings of Friday, October 30 and Saturday, October 31 from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m (EDT)

Education and Training

October 10-11BKSM – Details TBA
October 27Annual Convention Technology Training Session 1. 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Online.
Annual Convention Technology Training Session 2. 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Online.
October 28Annual Convention Technology Training Session 3. 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. Online.
October 29Annual Convention Technology Training Session 4. 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Online.
November 14-15BKSM – Details TBA

Meetings

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

September 17Northwest-Metro Deanery Council. Online. 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
September 19Central Deanery Council. Online. 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
September 20Standing Committee. Online. 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
September 25Commission on Ministry Education Sub-Committee. Online. 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
September 30Diocesan Council Executive Committee. Online. 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.
October 3Special Convention. Grace & Holy Trinity Cathedral. 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
October 6Episcopal Ministry Support Team. Online. 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Finance Committee. Online. 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.
October 9Commission on Ministry. Online. 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
October 10Diocesan Council Meeting. Online. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
October 12-14Clergy Retreat. Online. 1 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. each day.
October 14Diversity and Reconciliation Commission. St. Augustine Church, Kansas City. 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.
October 17Central Deanery Meeting. Online. 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
October 18Standing Committee. Online. 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
November 3Episcopal Ministry Support Team. Online. 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Finance Committee. Online. 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.
November 7The 131st Annual Convention of The Diocese of West Missouri. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Online.
November 11Diversity and Reconciliation Commission. St. Augustine Church, Kansas City. 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.
November 15Standing Committee. Online. 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Deadlines

September 26Online registration closes for the Special Convention
September 27Online registration closes for the Province VII Deacons Conference
October 7Nominations, Reports and Resolutions for the 131st Annual Convention of The Diocese of West Missouri
October 20Online registration closes for the 131st Annual Convention of The Diocese of West Missouri

Bishop’s Visitations

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

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Latest update: September 17, 2020

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