Gary Allman

Photograph of Gary Allman - Communications Director with The Diocese of West Missouri

Gary Allman is Communications Director with The Diocese of West Missouri.

Gary would like it known that contrary to popular belief, and despite often being seen with a camera in his hands, he is not the diocesan photographer. We are always looking for volunteer photographers, if you are interested please get in touch with Gary — contact details below.

Welcome and Seating of Bishop Bruce

Three-minute read. Photographs of the Welcome and Seating service held for the Rt. Rev. Diane M. Jardine Bruce at Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral, Kansas City Missouri on January 6, 2022.

New Spirit Update, December 17, 2021

In this issue: Christmas messages, disaster relief, and Bishop Bruce’s visits to Christ Church, Lexington, and Grace, Carthage. Plus: Meditation and prayer, a  journey to Advent, and some dates to save in 2022.

Bishop Bruce’s first Sunday visitation

Two-minute read. Four days after starting her Episcopate with the diocese on December 1, Bishop Bruce was at her first Sunday pastoral visit at Christ Church, Lexington, Missouri.

New Spirit Update, December 2, 2021

In this issue: Bishop Bruce’s first day, Fr. Charles’ installation at St. Mary’s, and welcoming refugees. Plus, St. Augustine’s round church has ancient roots, Episcopal Relief & Development’s Year-end match campaign, and lots more.

Bishop Bruce’s first day

One-minute read. On Wednesday, December 1, 2021, the Rt. Rev. Diane M. Jardine Bruce commenced her Episcopate as Bishop Provisional of West Missouri. Bishop Bruce has provided a brief first day message to the people of the diocese.

New Spirit Update, November 11, 2021

In this issue: what happed at the 2021 Annual Convention, the ordination of Rita Kendagor, St. Michael’s Necessity Pantry, and much, much, more!

New Spirit Update, September 16, 2021

In this issue: A farewell from Bishop Marty, Hispanic Heritage Month, St. Philip’s Trenton’s fund-raising efforts, and much, more!

New Spirit Update, September 2, 2021

In this issue: The Presiding Bishop on the situation in Afghanistan, Episcopal Relief and Development’s response to Hurricane Ida, looking back on the career of Fr. Edward Warner, and much, much, more!

New parking lot for St. Matthew’s, Ozark, and Ozark Presbyterian Church

One-minute read. members of St. Matthew’s, Ozark Presbyterian church, and volunteers from the local community have been working to convert a swampy area of grass at the back of the building into a new parking lot. On August 18 the parking lot was officially opened.

Possible Data Breach

One-minute read. This afternoon we noticed some unusual account activity on one of the accounts on our bulk emailing service – Constant Contact.

As far as we can determine, none of the data on the system has been tampered with. However, we can not rule out that some data may have been copied.

New Spirit Update, July 15, 2021

In this issue: the installation of Fr. Isaac Petty at St. Luke’s, the 2021 Annual Diocesan Convention website is now open, Prayer and pain, and much more.

New Spirit Update, July 1, 2021

In this issue: an Episcopal priest’s experience of the 1968 Holy Week riots, St. Matt’s Community Dinner, Reach Out Challenge, and much, much more.

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