Event Listing

The go-to list of all the key events of interest to the members of the churches of The Diocese of West Missouri.

Area Confirmation Service

Where: Live from St. John’s Episcopal Church, Springfield, Missouri, view on YouTube and Facebook.
When: 2 p.m. Saturday, December 5, 2020.

Update: Area Confirmation Service has moved

Where: Live on Facebook from St. Peter & All Saints, Kansas City, Missouri.

When: 2 p.m. Saturday, November 21, 2020.

In-person attendance is limited to the participants and their sponsors.

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

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.

Growing in Holiness — Clergy Retreat 2020

Where: Zoom meeting.
When: 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. October 12-14.
For: Diocesan clergy (priests and deacons) only.
St. Francis of Assisi called his followers to become “pray-er” rather than just pray. We believe we can become the “pray-er” so that we can transition into the next phase of our common life of The Diocese of West Missouri as one people, healed and blessed.

Area Confirmation Service

Where: Live on Facebook from St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Kansas City, Missouri.
When: 2 p.m. Saturday, September 19, 2020.

Wellness Gathering: Parenting With Mindfulness Workshop

When: September 12, 2020. 9 a.m. to Noon.
Where: Online. There will be a limited ‘by invitation only’ audience present in person at the event.
For: Parents, Grandparents, Caregivers and extended families raising children (and young adults).

Before becoming parents and grandparents we were children. For the first 20 years or so of our lives, we lived our own developmental lifespan. Influenced primarily by our parents & grandparents, we managed a series of milestones and negotiated innumerable experiences that cultivated our social and emotional sense of self as well as our understanding of our place in the world.

Racial reconciliation program from The Episcopal Church open to all

Two-minute read. July 28-30, 3-5 p.m. CDT, Online gathering.

Racial justice and healing leaders and practitioners across The Episcopal Church will gather to build community, craft strategy and equip each other for action during a series of “Becoming Beloved Community NOW” online gatherings.

Aviso: La siguiente información se presenta en inglés y en español

Sign Up For Backyard VBS!

July 13 at 7 p.m. Summer is a great time to explore God’s Wondrous Creation. Sign up to join a diocesan-wide Backyard VBS!

Ordination of Melissa Roberts George – June 27

June 27 at 2:00 p.m. Ordination of Melissa Roberts George into the Sacred Order of Priests at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, Joplin – The service will be livestreamed on YouTube.

Prayer for Racial Justice

Wednesday, June 3, 2020, at 5:30 p.m. at St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church, Kansas City. The Episcopal and ELCA Lutheran churches of the Kansas City Metro area invite people of all faiths to an open-air event to join with them in ecumenical prayer for racial justice and peace.

Leadership Reboot: May 29 & June 6 9:00 a.m. – Noon

Two-minute read. This course is ideal for all lay and ordained pastoral leaders who who wish to explore crucial leadership skills and practices. The Rev. Roger Gufstason, bishop emeritus of the Central States Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America is the course instructor.

EfM Virtual Open House

Curious about EfM? Now might be the right time find answers. Attend a Virtual Open House. May 6, 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

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