In this issue: Bishop John Buchanan dies at home in South Carolina. Area Conformations, Bishop’s visitations and Camp WEMO postponed. Bishop Marty’s weekly reflection – the Triduum, a recording of the diocesan-wide Easter Vigil and much more.
One-minute read. Through much discernment, prayer, and consultation, we have decided to postpone Camp WEMO 2020. We are currently in discussion with the Y’s Camp Wakonda to move camp to later in the summer.
One-minute read. Believing in the Communion of Saints and the Resurrection to Life Everlasting, I ask your prayers for The Rt. Rev. John Clark Buchanan, 6th Bishop of West Missouri, who passed into Larger Life the evening of Wednesday, April 15, at his home in South Carolina.
One-minute read. This Pastoral Direction is published in the interest of public health and supersedes all earlier pastoral directions. All congregations and parishes should abide by this Pastoral Direction for the foreseeable future. It will be lifted as soon as possible.
18-minute video. This week Bishop Marty discusses the Triduum; Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Holy Saturday and reflects on how this time of physical distancing makes us yearn for our times of closeness, fellowship and corporate worship.