Fall Confirmations at Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral

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Saturday October 20. Area Confirmations at Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral. Image: Gary Zumwalt

On Saturday October 20, 2018, Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral, Kansas City hosted diocesan Area Confirmations. Taking part were members of Calvary Episcopal Church, Sedalia; Church of the Good Shepherd, Kansas City; St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, Kansas City; Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, Kansas City.

Those Being Confirmed

  • Calvary Episcopal Church, Sedalia: Stephanie Ellen Hull.
  • Church of the Good Shepherd, Kansas City: Russell Suhr, Norman Todd.
  • St. Mary’s Kansas City: Clarence Franklin, Jr., Chad Hunter.
  • Church of the Redeemer: Travis Whetstine, Julieann Hunter.

Those Being Received

  • St. Mary’s Kansas City: E.L. Darling, Michael Ritzel.
  • Church of the Redeemer: Virginia Blevins, John Blevins, Shelli Pierjok.

Gary Zumwalt is a member of the Church of the Resurrection, Blue Springs. He volunteers his time and talents to document diocesan events in pictures.

Awakening the Spirit – Kansas City

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Presiding Bishop Michael Curry. Image credit: Gary Zumwalt

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! This Awakening is the second of five planned evangelism events to be held during 2017.

Before arriving at Kansas City Live, the Presiding Bishop spent time with the youth of the diocese, the Diocese of Kansas, and the Diocese of Iowa at St Paul’s Episcopal Church Kansas City.

Between 800 and 1000 people attended the event, along with passing foot traffic for the nearby Garth Brooks concert.

Photographs by:

Gary Allman
Mary Ann Teschan
Gary Zumwalt

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(The event starts at around 7:09)

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

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Area Confirmation – Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, Kansas City

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On Sunday May 21 Episcopal Church of the Redeemer hosted the diocesan Area Confirmations, and two baptisms were performed Image credit: Gary Zumwalt

On Sunday May 21 Episcopal Church of the Redeemer hosted the northern diocesan Area Confirmations. In addition to the confirmations, reaffirmations and receptions, two baptisms were performed.

Those Baptized

The Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, Kansas City: Charley Ann Lewis, Ronald Max Posey, Jr.

Those Confirmed

The Episcopal Church of the Resurrection, Blue Springs: Brady Blankenship, Shea Blankenship, Devin Conn.
St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Harrisonville: Caitlyn Adams Costner.
The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, Kansas City: Ian Ebert, MacKenzi Hedge, Ethan Olsson, Matt Olsson.
The Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, Kansas City: Michael Anthony Garcia, Payton Louis Maggart, Parker Thomas Stevens.
Grace & Holy Trinity Cathedral, Kansas City: Kevin Burns, Liam McKeown, David Patt.
St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Kansas City: Charlotte Baker, Lauren Allen, John Benson, Marin Carnes, Thomas Gogel, Luke Holliday, Ruth Holliday, Fiona Junger, Leo Messer, Caroline Reynolds, Jenney Ryan, Edward Sih, Scott Robertson, Norman Todd, Maren Womble.
St. Peter & All Saints Episcopal Church, Kansas City: Alexander Joseph Rankin.
Grace Episcopal Church, Liberty: Levi Anderson, Vivian Anderson.

Those Received

The Episcopal Church of the Resurrection, Blue Springs: Lynn Jandt.
The Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, Kansas City: Kathleen Boyle Bond, Brian Patrick Harris, Amy Joan Posey, Patrick Vescovo.
Grace & Holy Trinity Cathedral, Kansas City: Michael Figueroa, Yvonne Figueroa, Leticia Porter.
St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Kansas City: Nate Burman, Nicole Burman, Lester Cornelius, Christopher Cornelius, Patricia Hardin, Janolin Higgins, Ellen Junger, Donna Long, Elizabeth McHenry, Jared Miller.

Those Reaffirmed

The Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, Kansas City: Williams Harold Henry.
Grace & Holy Trinity Cathedral, Kansas City: Jim Martin, Linda Martin.

Gary Zumwalt is a member of the Church of the Resurrection, Blue Springs. He volunteers his time and talents to document diocesan events in pictures.

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Absalom Jones Celebration at St. Augustine’s, Kansas City

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Photograph of the Absalom Jones Celebration held at St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church, Kansas City, on February 13, 2017. Image credit: Gary Zumwalt

Absalom Jones was born a slave in 1746 in Delaware, he was the first person of African descent to be ordained a priest in the Episcopal Church.

The celebration included liturgical dance and African drumming by the Traditional Music Society of Kansas City.

Gary Zumwalt is a member of the Church of the Ressurection, Blue Springs. He volunteers his time and talents to document diocesan events in pictures.

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Evangelism Workshop – Kansas City

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On Saturday, February 18, around 140 people attended the diocesan Evangelism Workshop held at Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral, Kansas City.

The Workshop was led by Carrie Boren Headington, the Presiding Bishop’s Consulting Evangelist for Revivals.

Evangelism workshop led by Carrie Boren Headington, Episcopal Diocese of Dallas.
Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral. February 18, 2017
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