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Ordination of Collin Larimore to the Sacred Order of Priests

On Saturday, October 22, 2022, at 10:30 a.m., God willing, the Rev. Deacon Collin Kenneth Larimore will be ordained into the Sacred Order of Priests at Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral, Kansas City, Missouri.

133rd Annual Convention

133rd Annual Convention.
When: November 4 – 5
Where: Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral, Kansas City and Online
For: Convention delegates and Visitors.

Clergy Retreat 2022

The clergy of The Diocese of West Missouri will gather again this year for a time of spiritual renewal and growth at Conception Abbey. During this gathering we will spend time in worship, prayer, and fellowship with one another.

Transitions – August 2022

One-minute read. Details of the churches in transition and the clergy transitions through to the end of August 2022.

2022 Stewardship Survey

One-minute read. In an attempt to be supportive as quickly as possible, the Stewardship Commission is currently compiling a list of stewardship resources. To best serve your church, we are inviting anyone interested in church stewardship or with input they would like to provide to complete a short (nine-minute) survey online.

CANCELED: Clergy spouse family recipe potluck 

When: October 1, 2022. 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Where: St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 404 Regent St., Excelsior Springs, MO 64024
For: Clergy spouses
Greetings again from Steve Bruce to our clergy spouse community. I’m looking forward to spending some time in Missouri in October. The idea is to bring a family dish and recipe to share and to share a story about the recipe.

Save the dates! Diocesan Ordinations

One-minute read. Please save the date in your calendars for these upcoming ordination services. The names of those being ordained will be published as soon as the canonical processes have been completed.

What’s the catch? Good Shepherd’s first Laundry Day

One-minute read. On Saturday, August 20, Good Shepherd’s Sr. Warden Jill Hedge organized our first-ever Laundry Day at a local laundromat. Our goal is to be a good neighbor to our neighbors.

Un-Muted; The Silent Voices of Social Genocide

When: Wednesday, September 21, 6 p.m.
Where: In-person. Grace & Holy Trinity Cathedral, Kansas City, Missouri
This exhibit and presentation is a powerful and moving visual experience of an extremely harsh reality happening in Türkiye (formerly known as Turkey) at this time.

Harvest Festival at Oswald’s in-the-Fields

When: Sunday, October 2 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 124th Harvest Festival and will be held on Sunday, October 2, beginning at 11 a.m.

We need you!

One-minute read. Volunteers are needed to serve in various roles for the diocese. What can you do to help?

Two-week Spanish-language immersion course in Mexico

One-minute read. Learn Spanish by attending a Spanish-language immersion program in Mexico. The program is provided by the Anglican Diocese of Cuernavaca as part of their self-supporting mission via the Instituto de Español de la Iglesia Anglicana de México (IDIAM). The program is designed to not only teach the Spanish language but also provide cultural exposure.

Recapping the Women’s Retreat

One-Minute read. It’s been years since the women of West Missouri have been able to gather for a retreat, read how it went!

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