The clergy of The Diocese of West Missouri will gather again this year for a time of spiritual renewal and growth at Conception Abbey. During this gathering we will spend time in worship, prayer, and fellowship with one another.
News Update 09-01-2022
Four-minute read. Read Twelve Baskets Full, The Episcopal Network for Stewardship’s latest monthly newsletter.
Two-Minute read. Fall often means a flurry of activity and preparation, along with a little hang-wringing and perhaps gnashing of teeth. Simplify the process using these solid resources.
Episcopal Relief & Development supports the Episcopal Dioceses of Lexington and Southwestern Virginia after Flooding in the South
Two-minute read. Episcopal Relief & Development is partnering with the Episcopal dioceses of Lexington and Southwestern Virginia as they respond to those affected by flooding in eastern Kentucky and Virginia.
One-minute read. In an attempt to be supportive as quickly as possible, the Stewardship Commission is currently compiling a list of stewardship resources. To best serve your church, we are inviting anyone interested in church stewardship or with input they would like to provide to complete a short (nine-minute) survey online.
When: October 1, 2022. 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Where: St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 404 Regent St., Excelsior Springs, MO 64024
For: Clergy spouses
Greetings again from Steve Bruce to our clergy spouse community. I’m looking forward to spending some time in Missouri in October. The idea is to bring a family dish and recipe to share and to share a story about the recipe.
Ordination of Vicky Lyn Anderson, Adam Anthony James, and Barbara J. Wegener to the Sacred Order of Deacons
On Saturday, October 1, 2022, at 10:30 a.m., God willing, Vicky Lyn Anderson, Adam Anthony James, and Barbara J. Wegener will be ordained into the Sacred Order of Deacons.
One-minute read. Congratulations to the newest local chapter of the Society of Catholic Priests, the Bishop Jackson Kemper chapter.
When: Sunday, September 11, 6 p.m. (Pre-recital lecture 5:30 p.m.)
Where: St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 1307 Holmes Street, Kansas City MO 64106
Who: Organ and music lovers everywhere!
Join us for a joyful musical celebration as we celebrate the successful completion of a three-year restoration project of our pipe organ by The Reuter Organ Co. Artists include Ann Marie Rigler, Geoff Wilcken, Ron Krebs, Joshua Hearn, Paul Meier, Jan Kraybill, the William Jewell College Concert Choir, Songflower Chorale, and the St. George’s Choristers.
One-minute read. On Saturday, August 20, Good Shepherd’s Sr. Warden Jill Hedge organized our first-ever Laundry Day at a local laundromat. Our goal is to be a good neighbor to our neighbors.
When: Wednesday, September 21, 6 p.m.
Where: In-person. Grace & Holy Trinity Cathedral, Kansas City, Missouri
This exhibit and presentation is a powerful and moving visual experience of an extremely harsh reality happening in Türkiye (formerly known as Turkey) at this time.
When: Saturday, September 24, 2022, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Where: Church of the Good Shepherd, Kansas City and St. John’s Episcopal Church, Springfield.
The purpose of this workshop is to assist the diocese in eliminating the sin of racism. This training fulfills the intent of several General Convention resolutions, which call for leaders at all levels of The Episcopal Church to receive training on the Church’s teaching about racial diversity and other forms of diversity present within the human family.