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Evangelism Matters Conference sessions are now available for anyone to view

One-minute read. We hope that those who participated felt inspired, encouraged, and challenged, and are now ready to proclaim the Good News of Christ through word and example! Even though the conference is officially over, the learning and gathering doesn’t have to end. 

Children and Family Ministry Gathering

One-Minute read. Join a growing number of churches within our diocese that offer active ministries for children and families to get acquainted!

At the Table: Gathering Community

One-minute read. Imagine how good it feels to be at a table that is warm and welcoming. That is the kind of table At the Table hopes to create in your home or church sometime this summer.

Pentecost season to open with Way of Love Revival Weekend

three-minute read. The Episcopal Church greets Pentecost with One in the Spirit, a Way of Love Revival Weekend designed to fan the flames of hope, celebrate difference, honor creation, foster beloved community, and send people toward Jesus’s Way of Love.

Holy Week at Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral

When: Sunday, March 28 – Sunday, April 4
Where: Online

This year we are sharing the Holy Week services from Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral so that churches in West Missouri that are unable to hold or share all their Holy Week services online can come together and join us in prayer.

Easter Vigil live from Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral

When: Saturday, April 3, 2021, at 7 p.m.
Where: Online

Join us for the Easter Vigil, shared live online from Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral, with readings and music from Episcopal churches throughout West Missouri.

Live Broadcast – Renewal of Vows and the Blessing of Oils

One hour, 26 minute Video. The Bishops of the Episcopal dioceses of Kansas, Western Kansas, Missouri, and West Missouri, in concert with the Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church’s Central States Synod, joined together in an ecumenical service streamed live from Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral, Kansas City, Missouri, on Tuesday, March 30 at 10 a.m.

Renewal of Vows and the Blessing of Oils

When: Tuesday, March 30, 2021, at 10 a.m.
Where: Online

The Bishops of the Episcopal dioceses of Kansas, Western Kansas, Missouri, and West Missouri, in concert with the Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church’s Central States Synod, invite you to join them online in an ecumenical service streamed live from Grace & Holy Trinity Cathedral, Kansas City, Missouri, on Tuesday, March 30 at 10 a.m.

Four dioceses of The Episcopal Church and a Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America hold a joint service to renew baptismal and ordination vows and to bless oils

Two-minute read. On Holy Tuesday, March 30, Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral, Kansas City, Missouri, hosted an interdenominational service to renew baptismal and ordination vows and to bless holy oils. Representing three dioceses of The Episcopal Church were bishops Cathleen Bascom, Bishop of Kansas; Deon Johnson, Bishop of Missouri; and Martin Field, Bishop of West Missouri. They were joined by Susan Candea, Bishop of ELCA’s Central States Synod.

Holy Week & Easter Sunday Services 2021

The Episcopal Churches of West Missouri provide lots of possibilities for reflection and prayer during Holy Week (March 29 – April 3). Below is a list of all the online services being held. Many of our churches also have limited in-person access, some requiring pre-registration, and others hold open-air services. Reach out to a church near you to see what they are offering.

Project Resource Offers Spring 2021 Stewardship Training

One-minute read. 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. April 18 – May 23.

Upcoming Events

One-minute read. Here’s advanced notice of three upcoming events within the diocese.

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