Diocesan News

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.

Constitution & Canons Committee – Special Convention Resolution

When: Tuesday September 29, 2020, 7 p.m.
Where: Online
Who: Constitution & Canons Committee and anyone in The Diocese of West Missouri
Anyone with an interest or comment on the resolution to be presented and voted on at the Special Convention to be held at Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral on October 3 is invited to join this online meeting of the diocesan Constitutions and Canons Committee.

An Announcement from the Standing Committee

A letter from the Standing Committee outlining the process for finding a Bishop Provisional, leading up to the search for the Ninth Bishop of West Missouri.

New Administrative Website

One-minute read. When the current diocesan website was first built over six years ago it had a couple of dozen pages or so. Now it has grown to over 270. With all that growth, the content has become more difficult to find and increasingly difficult to manage and update. This summer we have started work on moving all the administrative content to office.diowestmo.org.

Diocesan office staff return to working from home

One-minute read. Due to the resurgence of COVID-19 numbers in the Kansas City Metro area, members of the Diocesan Staff once again have the choice of working from their homes or from the Diocesan Center.

Diocesan Website Updates

One-minute read. The diocesan websites are continually updated. This short post provides details of some recent updates that have taken place.

Diocesan Website Updates

One-minute read. The diocesan websites are continually updated. This short post provides details of some recent updates that have taken place.

Una Carta Pastoral

Los dos obispos de La Iglesia Episcopal in el este Estado, el Reverendissimo Martin S Field de Missouri Occidental and el Reverendo Deon Jackson (obispo-eligido de Missouri Oriental) han escrito una carta del apoyo, agradecimiento, desafío y oración a todos los Episcopales en Missouri.

Introducing Jamillah Duckett

Two-minute read. We are pleased to introduce Jamillah Duckett, who recently joined the Bishop’s Staff in the half-time position of Events Coordinator.

Weekly Reflection – Fourth Sunday of Easter

15-minute video. Welcome to Bishop Marty’s seventh reflection in this series. This week he talks briefly about returning to church and what that may look like while we maintain physical distancing. In this week’s reading, he talks about the Good Shepherd and God’s love for us no matter what.

Weekly Reflection – Third Sunday of Easter

19-minute video. We’ve changed our recording schedule so that you can view the weekly reflections in a more timely manner. This week, Bishop Marty talks about the planning behind returning to worshiping in our churches and Spiritual Communion.

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