Standing Committee

The Standing Committee is the Bishop’s counterpart and advisory body providing a check and balance on the Bishop’s authority and also giving the Bishop the benefit of its council. The Standing Committee becomes the Ecclesiastical Authority in the absence or incapacitation of the Bishop. It also has final approval of applications for candidacy and ordinations, consents to episcopal elections, and property sales of diocesan or parochial properties.

Candidato Obispo provisional para West Missouri anunciado por el Comité Permanente

El Comité Permanente de la Diócesis de West Missouri ha anunciado su selección de un candidato para Obispo Provisional de West Missouri. La selección formal del candidato será el tema de la primera resolución que se presentará y se votará en la convención anual diocesana de este año, que está programada para el sábado 6 de noviembre de 2021.

Bishop Provisional candidate for West Missouri announced by the Standing Committee

Two-minute read. The Standing Committee of The Diocese of West Missouri has announced their selection of a candidate for Bishop Provisional of West Missouri. The formal selection of the candidate will be the subject of the first resolution to be presented and voted upon at this year’s diocesan annual convention, which is scheduled to be held on Saturday, November 6, 2021.

In search of a new bishop

Two-minute read. Planning is now underway as we prepare for the search for the ninth bishop of West Missouri.

An Announcement from the Standing Committee

A letter from the Standing Committee outlining the process for finding a Bishop Provisional, leading up to the search for the Ninth Bishop of West Missouri.

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