Biography

Meet The Rev. Deacon Michael Johns

One-minute read. Michael Johns was ordained to the diaconate by Bishop Marty, at Grace Episcopal Church, Chillicothe on the afternoon of March 27. Here’s what Michael has to say about himself.

Meet the Rev. Ryan Wiksell, Transitional Deacon

Two-minute read. Ryan was ordained to the transitional diaconate by Bishop Mariann Budde, ninth bishop of Washington, at Grace Episcopal Church, Washington DC, on March 26. Read on to find out a little bit about Ryan.

Meet our latest deacons

Four-minute read. On Monday, November 16, 2020, Lynda Hurt and Isaac Petty were ordained into the Sacred Order of Deacons at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, Kansas City, Missouri. Read on to find out a little bit about their respective journeys of faith.

Introducing Jamillah Duckett

Two-minute read. We are pleased to introduce Jamillah Duckett, who recently joined the Bishop’s Staff in the half-time position of Events Coordinator.

Celebrating a new ministry: the Rev. Robin James

Two-minute read. On the evening of Monday, January 6, 2020, Mother Robin James was officially welcomed as rector at Grace Episcopal Church, Liberty, Missouri.

New Deacons

15 minute read. Five transitional deacons were ordained at the opening Eucharist of the 129th Convention of The Diocese of West Missouri. Find out more about them.

Ordinations at the Diocesan Convention Eucharist

Ten-minute read. On the Evening of December 3, 2017, during the diocesan convention Eucharist service, Fr. Jonathan Callison was received into the Episcopal Church, and Larry Ehren and Kary (Karen) Mann were ordained into the diaconate.

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