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, and 1stVP Communications and Public Relations for the Brotherhood of St. Andrew.

He 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.

Stop Human Trafficking and Abuse Event

Two-minute read. On Saturday March 30 a Stop Human trafficking and Abuse event was held at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Kansas City.

Lent, Worship in the Real World, Service in Africa, PSAs and News…

Five-minute read. There’s a lot to read in this issue. Lent and rules of life, taking advantage of everyday situations for worship, some Public Service Announcements, working with the Peace Corps in Africa, and we have new clergy to introduce too.

Unknowing Victims

10-minute read. Are you a victim? It’s a crime that can be very hard for people to admit to being the victim of. For some it is because it is an embarrassing admission that they were duped, for others, it is because they don’t even know that they are victims.

Building Community in West Missouri

15 Minute video. People from across the diocese tell their stories of how diocesan grants and funds are being used in their ministries and outreach.

Bishop’s Ball and Youth Awards 2018

Five-minute read. Christ Episcopal Church Springfield hosted this year’s Bishop’s Ball on Saturday November 3. There was good food, awards, and dancing to be enjoyed.

Of Sorrow, Of Joy

10 minute read. Sorrow in how people, and men specifically treat the people around them, and Joy at the celebrations of church life that we hold throughout the year within the diocese.

General Convention in Pictures

10 minute read. There’s been a lot of words written about the 2018 General Convention in Austin, Texas. Here are the pictures.

Recharging Spiritual Batteries

Eight-minute read. A reminder not to forget to look after your volunteers (and yourself!) General Convention is almost upon us! That Wedding (and I have a whine.) Why you can expect to see more on Human Trafficking, and when May becomes June.

Area Confirmations at Grace Episcopal Church, Carthage

Two-minute read. On Saturday April 21, 2018, Grace Episcopal Church, Carthage hosted diocesan Area Confirmations. Taking part were members of Christ Church, Springfield; Grace, Carthage; St. Nicholas, Noel; St. Philips Joplin and All Saints, Nevada.

Area Confirmations at Calvary Episcopal Church, Sedalia

Two-minute read. On Saturday May, 5 2018, Calvary Episcopal Church, Sedalia hosted diocesan Area Confirmations. Taking part were members of Calvary, Sedalia; Christ Church, Warrensburg; and St. Peter’s, Harrisonville.

Work Group Reports — Finance Team

One-minute read (unless you follow the links and study the budget!) A report on the work of the Finance Team. 

Area Confirmations at St. Mary’s, Kansas City

One-minute read. At an Area Confirmation service held in November members of St. Mary’s, Kansas City; Church of the Resurrection, Blue Springs; Church of the Good Shepherd, Kansas City and Trinity, Independence took part.

New Spirit

Five-minute read. Welcome to the first ‘online only’ version of Spirit. Read all about it! 

Awakening the Spirit – Kansas City

Two-minute read. (Unless you watch the video!) On Saturday May 6, Presiding Bishop Michael Curry joined the Diocese of West Missouri in the first half of the Awakening the Spirit in West Missouri held at Kansas City Live! 

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