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.
Bishop Bruce announced Wednesday, August 16, 2023 that Mtr. Anne Kyle has accepted the part-time position of Vocations Missioner.
Four-minute read. Over one hundred people gathered at Park Central Square in Springfield, Missouri at noon on Juneteenth — Monday, June 19, 2023 to learn, reflect, and lament the tragic events of Holy Saturday and Easter Sunday in April 1906 when three African American were lynched.
Episcopal Veterans Fellowship: Book Study — The Post-Traumatic God: How the Church Cares for People Who Have Been to Hell and Back
Three-minute read. This summer, join the newly formed West Missouri Episcopal Veterans Fellowship for a book study on The Post-Traumatic God: How the Church Cares for People Who Have Been to Hell and Back by The Rev. David W. Peters, an Episcopal priest from the Diocese of Texas.
Two-Minute read.We are looking to reinvigorate Education for Ministry (EfM) classes in West Missouri.
One-minute read. At the Deanery Council Meeting held on Saturday, April 22, 2023, the Rev. Timothy R. Coppinger was elected the new dean of the Central Deanery.
Three-minute read. The Campus Ministry Commission will be reaching out to college students and young adults in a new way with a weekly podcast starting April 13.
Three-minute read. Diocesan Council Vice President, the Rev. Galen Snodgrass reports on the Council’s progress in preparing the 2024 diocesan budget.
Six-minute read. We need urgent action TODAY urging the Emerging Issues Committee of the Missouri House of Representatives to vote ‘DO NOT PASS’ on HB 485, which will force churches to allow concealed carry in church buildings unless signage is posted at every entrance banning guns.
Two-minute read. Las solicitudes de subvenciones de la Nueva Comunidad Episcopal están abiertas para diócesis y promotores de misiones que conciben, planifican o desarrollan nuevas comunidades de culto y empresas misionales en toda la Iglesia.
Two-minute read. New Episcopal Community grant applications are open for dioceses and mission developers who are envisioning, planning, or growing new worshipping communities and missional enterprises throughout the church.
Ordination Process page updated, Discernment Handbook temporarily withdrawn, Discernment Timeline added
One-minute read. As part of a review of the Ordination Process the Ordination Process page has been updated and a new Discernment Timeline page added. The Discernment Handbook has been temporarily withdrawn while it is reviewed and updated.
Updated information for the Secretary to Convention, Intake Officer (Including a new Intake Officer Poster), and the Clerical Directory
We have a new Secretary to Convention and Intake Officer. The Contact Us and Intake Officer pages have been updated, and a new Intake Officer poster produced. The Clerical Directory has also been brought up-to-date with the latest changes we have on file.
One-minute read. We have two upcoming events that clergy with cures Bishop’s Wardens and other church leaders can share with their staff and volunteer leaders.
Three-minute read. The Diocese of West Missouri Peace and Justice Committee is teaming up with the Missioner for Gun Violence from the Diocese of Missouri to attend the lawmaker Advocacy Day for common sense gun legislation in Jefferson City. We would like to invite you and anyone in your parish who is interested in gun safety legislation to join us.