Two-minute read. As one, the bishops of the dioceses of The Episcopal Church within the State of Missouri, offer this statement to voice our support for ballot initiative 2020-063, which would expand the Missouri Medicaid (MO HealthNet) program to the benefit of all sectors of our society.
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.
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.
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.
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.
One-minute read. A new way to support the churches and ministries of the diocese is available with the introduction of a ‘Give’ option on the diocesan website. At its introduction we are providing support to three key fundraising efforts.
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. On Saturday May 11, 2019, St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Kansas City hosted the Ordinations to the Sacred Order of Priests of the Rev. William Jeffrey Hurst, the Rev. Dr. Sean Kim, and the Rev. Marco Serrano.