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Annual Diocesan Convention 2021

Full details of the 132nd Annual Convention of The Diocese of West Missouri are now available on the Convention website. We are open for nominations for Diocesan Council members and Standing Committee members. We are also ready to receive your reports and resolutions.

Explore Scripture: Deepen Faith through Education for Ministry in West Missouri

Three-minute read. People need the kind of theological education which supports their faith and which also trains them to express that faith in day-to-day events. “This is a class I wish I had ‘discovered’ at a much earlier time in my life. It is rewarding beyond anything I ever thought it would be.”

Children and Family Ministry Gathering

One-Minute read. Join a growing number of churches within our diocese that offer active ministries for children and families to get acquainted!

At the Table: Gathering Community

One-minute read. Imagine how good it feels to be at a table that is warm and welcoming. That is the kind of table At the Table hopes to create in your home or church sometime this summer.

In search of a new bishop

Two-minute read. Planning is now underway as we prepare for the search for the ninth bishop of West Missouri.

The Re-Dedication and Consecration of St. James, Springfield, and three baptisms

Two-minute read. Over the past year the people of St. James have been comprehensively remodeling the sanctuary and renovating other areas of the church buildings. On May 12, 2021, Bishop Marty led the Re-Dedication of St. James, baptized two children and one infant, and celebrated the Holy Eucharist.

Website Updates

One-minute read. Details of some administrative updates to the diocesan websites.

Worship Leader training workshop opportunity

One-minute read. Bexley-Seabury seminary has developed a course for Worship Leaders. The course is entirely online with videos and reading materials and 8 live sessions using Zoom. If this is something of interest, we commend it to you.

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