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Live Broadcast – Celebration of the life of Bishop John Buchanan

90-minute video. A recording of the memorial Eucharist in celebration and thanksgiving of the life of the Right Reverend Dr. John Clark Buchanan, the 6th Bishop of West Missouri at Grace Episcopal Cathedral, Charleston, South Carolina held on Friday, October 1, 2021.

Harvest Festival returns to St. Oswald’s in-the-Fields

When: Sunday, October 10 at 11 a.m.
Where: St. Oswald’s in-the-Fields Episcopal Church.

Family and friends of St. Oswald’s in-the-Fields Episcopal Church in rural Skidmore return each fall for a special service.  This year’s celebration is the 123rd Harvest Festival and will be held on Sunday, October 10, beginning at 11 a.m.

Join us in conversation with Bishop Bruce

Thursday, October 14 at 7 p.m.
Where: Zoom (Registration required), Facebook, & YouTube
We are holding two online conversations with Bishop Bruce. There will be an opportunity for anyone present at the meetings to ask questions of Bishop Bruce. During the conversations, we will be monitoring social media comments for your questions too. Aviso: La siguiente información se presenta en inglés y en español

Farewell from Bishop Marty

Five-minute read. Bishop Marty reviews his Episcopacy in West Missouri.

Celebration of the life of Bishop John Buchanan

The family of the Right Reverend Dr. John Clark Buchanan, the 6th Bishop of West Missouri, would like to invite you to a Memorial Eucharist in Celebration and Thanksgiving of his life on Friday, October 1 at 1 p.m.

Calling for volunteers!

One-minute read. The diocese is currently looking for both lay and clergy people to serve in a variety of roles.  We need nominations to be elected to both the Diocesan Council and the Standing Committee.  We also need nominations to serve in several other capacities.

Is your stewardship campaign ready to go?

Three-minute read. For many of our congregations, September is the re-start of the program year, as we ramp up youth and adult education programs, return from our summer of rest, and begin to reawaken our plans for growth.

Get nominated. Your help is needed in guiding the diocese

One-minute read. Have you considered volunteering your time and talents to serving the church in diocesan leadership (elected and/or appointed) and wondered what would be expected of you? How much time is involved?  Descriptions of all opportunities are available online.

New parking lot for St. Matthew’s, Ozark, and Ozark Presbyterian Church

One-minute read. members of St. Matthew’s, Ozark Presbyterian church, and volunteers from the local community have been working to convert a swampy area of grass at the back of the building into a new parking lot. On August 18 the parking lot was officially opened.

Children and Family Ministry — let’s share ideas

One-Minute read.
A growing number of churches within our diocese offer active ministries for children and families or are hoping to move in that direction. On Thursday, August 19, join in a virtual gathering to learn, share ideas, and network our resources. Together, we find even more joy in the work God has called us to.

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