A Prayer Vigil Against Gun Violence will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday June 21, 2022, at Grace and Holy Trinity. All are invited to attend in person or online.
Four-minute read. Stephanie Hasty reflects on Juneteenth, — June 19, the date that Major General Gordon Granger read General Order 3 to the people of Galveston, Texas. It was then, two years after The Emancipation Proclamation was signed, that every enslaved person in the United States was free and knew it.
Two-minute read. Planning for the 133rd Annual Convention of The Diocese of West Missouri began back in January. following a lot of discussion and reflection by the Convention Planning Team, along with lots of details, a convention theme, and an outline schedule for this year’s convention has been set.
When: May 5, 7 p.m.
For: Church Administrators, Clergy, Senior Wardens, Bishop Wardens
Legislation, taxes, insurance, and pensions, are a few of the HR balls you may have to juggle. There is no doubting that the scope of things you need to be aware of to manage human resources is many and varied. Elaine Gilligan the diocesan Human Resource Administrator and Finance Assistant is here to help you.
When: Two Saturday Workshops: April 23 & 30, 2022 | 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
This training fulfills the intent of several General Convention resolutions which call for leaders at all levels of The Episcopal Church to receive training on the Church’s teaching about racial diversity as well as other forms of diversity present within the human family.
When: March 24, 7 p.m.
For: Treasurers, Finance Committees, Clergy, staff and volunteers with financial duties
Join us for an informal discussion on church finances, and we’ll share what we’ve learned over the years and chat about how we can help. We’ll look at covenanted portions, the Manual of Business Methods in Church Affairs, discretionary funds, audits, and anything else that you need help with.
Two-minute read. The Diocese of West Missouri has long maintained a strong conviction to support international outreach, specifically as defined by the Millennium Development Goals established by the Episcopal Church at its general convention in 2000. The intent is to reduce the number of people around our world who live in extreme poverty.