Bishop Marty

Photograph of the Rt. Rev. Martin Scott Field, VIII Bishop of the Diocese of West Missouri The Rt. Rev. Martin Scott Field (Bishop Marty) is the eighth bishop of The Diocese of West Missouri

Bishop Marty's Visitation Schedule

One-minute read. An updated version of Bishop Marty’s visitation schedule through August 2020 is available on the diocesan website.

Bishop Marty’s Sermon at the 2019 Convention Eucharist

23 minute video, and transcription. Bishop Marty’s sermon delivered during the Holy Eucharist celebrating the 130th Annual Convention of The Diocese of West Missouri on Saturday, October 26, 2019.

2020 Draft Plan for Ministry

Three-minute read. The 2020 Plan for Ministry was published on September 30, and it is available to read online or download and print. Follow the link below to see the complete document. Read on for the full text of Bishop’s Marty’s introduction to the plan.

Lent and The Way of Love

Five-minute read. A reflection on Lent and the journey that is ‘The Way of Love’.

Epic Tales and the Diocesan Convention

8 minute read. What is an epic story? What makes an epic story epic? And how does that link to the Diocesan Convention?

WEMO Youth at General Convention

5 minute read. Twenty-two youth and adults traveled to Austin, Texas when the diocesan youth attended this year’s General Convention of The Episcopal Church.

A Message of Love

Five-minute read. The Presiding Bishop has handed us a gift in his Royal Wedding address, now it is up to us to make the best use of it.

Called In. Sent Out.

Eight-minute read. Bishop Marty sets out his vision for the work of the diocese over the next year — Building a Community of Purpose.  

Diocesan Youth Gathering and the 2017 Bishop’s Ball

Five-minute read. What does the birth of Jesus mean to you? What was it like to be a disciple? How can we relate Jesus’ miracles to life today? What was it like to be there when Jesus was nailed to the cross? This year youth and volunteers sought to answer some of these questions at the Diocesan Youth Gathering.

Bishop’s Shield Recipient – Duchess Wall

Five-minute read. Each year a special award is given to volunteers from around our diocese who have contributed significant and sustained leadership for which they were not compensated. Read about this year’s recipient …

Convention 2017

Five-minute read. Diocesan Gathering & Convention 2017 – our third in 366 days! 

Delegates vote at the Special Convention of The Diocese of West Missouri, June 3, 2017 at Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral.

Awakening the Spirit in West Missouri

Five-minute read. Diocesan Council has been considering how the diocese should move forward, and we are preparing for Awakening the Spirit in West Missouri. 

Photograph of the Rt. Rev. Martin Scott Field, VIII Bishop of The Diocese of West Missouri
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