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.
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.
One-minute read. Make sure you register your church’s delegates and visitors for this year’s Diocesan Convention, as lunch will not be provided for those not registered.
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.
One-minute read. The slate of eleven clergy and seven lay nominees for election as deputies to the 80th General Convention of The Episcopal Church (2021) has been published on the Diocesan Convention Website.
One-minute read. (unless you read all the reports). Twenty-two reports were submitted before the September deadline for reports expired. Links to all the reports submitted are provided here.
One-minute read. Seven resolutions were received by the September deadline for resolutions for the 130th Convention of The Diocese of West Missouri taking place on Saturday, October 26.
Three-minute read. The 2020 Plan for Ministry was published on September 30, and it is available to read online or download and print. Follow the link below to see the complete document. Read on for the full text of Bishop’s Marty’s introduction to the plan.
Resolutions for the upcoming Diocesan Convention should be submitted before the deadline of Friday, September 27, 2019. A sample resolution and instructions for submission are available on the Diocesan Convention 2019 website.
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.
Five-minute read. A story of the mixed emotions encountered during the diocesan convention.