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.

Church Leadership Essentials

Thursday, February 25, 6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. and Saturday, February 27, 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

The Bishop’s Staff invite you to attend one of these two online sessions which will provide essential information for new and returning vestry members and other church staff and leaders.

Diversity Workshop: Undoing Racism

When: Every Saturday, April 17 – May 22, 2021, 10 a.m. – noon
Where: Online Training Sessions via Zoom
Who: Diocese-wide.
The purpose of this workshop is to assist the diocese in eliminating the sin of racism. This training fulfills the intent of several General Convention resolutions, which call for leaders at all levels of The Episcopal Church to receive training on the Church’s teaching about racial diversity and other forms of diversity present within the human family.

Project Resource Offers Spring 2021 Stewardship Training

At a time when many of our resources, both denominational and ecumenical, in this area are contracting, Project Resource has proven success in being an effective and enduring set of practices for changing the culture of giving in congregations.

Project Resource training takes place on 6 consecutive Sundays, April 18 to May 23 (begins two weeks after Easter) 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., via Zoom

Christmas Services 2020

Join the Episcopal Churches of West Missouri in celebrating the Nativity of our Lord. There’s something for everyone, with options for attending physically distanced, in-person services, parking lot services, or joining in from the comfort of your own home with online services.

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

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