Diocesan Convention

Annual Diocesan Convention 2021

Registration is now open, and full details of the 132nd Annual Convention of The Diocese of West Missouri are 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.

132nd Annual Convention of The Diocese of West Missouri,November 5-6, 2021

We are busy planning this year’s Annual Convention, and we would like to know how people would prefer to attend. We emailed all clergy and delegates with a link to a short survey. Unfortunately, a large number of churches are still to provide their slates of delegates, so we ask that you share this post with any delegates that we may not have been able to reach via email. Thank you.

It’s a wrap! 2020 Annual Convention Round-up

Two-minute read. It’s a wrap! The Diocese of West Missouri’s first (and hopefully only) online Annual Convention is now over. The 131st Annual Convention of The Diocese of West Missouri was held on Saturday, November 7.

The 131st Annual Convention of The Diocese of West Missouri

When: November 7, 2020.
Where: Online Meeting with a public broadcast on Facebook and YouTube.

God willing and the Special Convention (October 3) approving, the 131st Annual Convention of The Diocese of West Missouri will be held on Saturday, November 7, 2020. The event will be an online meeting, and full details will be made available in due course.

Annual Convention Technology Training

Two additional training sessions are available to help you become familiar with the basic Zoom features, voting, chat, etc. Please use this time to ask any questions you may have. You may attend more than one session.

When: Bonus Sessions, Wednesday 11-04-2020 at 3 & 7 p.m.
Where: Online Training Sessions via Zoom

Annual Convention Update

Three-minute read. Annual Convention is less than a month away and we are constantly adding documents to the Annual Convention website. Nominations are now closed, and the slate of nominees will be published shortly. Here’s a brief summary of where we are.

Special Convention Resolution updated

One-minute read. Following an open meeting of the Constitution & Canons Committee on September 29, further changes to the submitted resolution were made.

Two Diocesan Conventions to be held in 2020

One-minute read. On Wednesday, July 29, the Executive Committee of the Diocesan Council met to discuss this year’s 131st Annual Convention of The Diocese of West Missouri. At the meeting, it was agreed to call a short Special Convention of the Diocese on Saturday, October 3, at Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral, Kansas City. The Special Convention will pave the way for an online Annual Convention on Saturday, November 7.

2019 Convention Round-up

Five-minute read. A quick summary of the key items from the 2019 Diocesan Convention business session.

What has the diocese done for us?

15 Minute video. This year’s Plan for Ministry video focused on some of the behind-the-scenes work of the diocese and diocesan staff. The video was first presented at the 130th Annual Convention of The Diocese of West Missouri on Saturday, October 26, 2019.

2019 WEMO Youth Events

10 minute video. For those who could not be at the Diocesan Convention, or missed the video because of the problems with the sound, here is the video the Youth Ministry Council presented about their ministry over the past year.

Deacon Sherrill Russel Receives St. Stephen’s Award

Two-minute read. Congratulations to Deacon Sherrill Russel for receiving the St. Stephen Award for her service as a committed deacon and her outstanding work as a natural evangelist and pastoral minister.

Bishop Marty’s Sermon at the 2019 Convention Eucharist

23 minute video, and transcription. Bishop Marty’s sermon delivered during the Holy Eucharist celebrating the 130th Annual Convention of The Diocese of West Missouri on Saturday, October 26, 2019.

Diocesan Convention – Documentation Update

One-minute read. The 130th Convention of The Diocese of West Missouri is taking place on Saturday, October 26. All reports and resolutions received have now been published online, including those received after the submission deadline. One previously published document has been updated.

Diocesan Convention – October 26, 2019

This year’s diocesan convention is a one-day, business-only event, held at Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral, Kansas City Missouri. Registration opens at 8:00 a.m.

For people staying overnight in Kansas City on Friday, October 25, a reception will be held 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. in Founders’ Hall at the cathedral.

Full details of the event, including reports, minutes from the previous convention, resolutions submitted, etc. can be found on the Convention website.

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