Youth News

The Episcopal Youth Community in West Missouri Summer Events Update.

One-minute read. In cooperation with youth leaders from around the diocese and Bishop Field, we have made the decision to host all youth events online through July. We are developing plans for “long-distance” offerings, including online Small Groups that will meet throughout the summer, as well as potential new ways to gather in person when we feel it’s safe to do so.

New Dates for Camp WEMO

One-minute read. Camp WEMO has been rescheduled for August 14 -18. Camp fee will be a donation based pay structure.

Camp WEMO Postponed

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.

2020 Episcopal Youth Event postponed due to COVID-19

The 2020 Episcopal Youth Event (EYE20), scheduled to be held at the University of Maryland, College Park (UMD), July 7-11, 2020, has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Intern Opportunities

One-minute read. Interns are highly valued team members of The Diocese of West Missouri’s Formation programs. The Summer Intern program has two places available for young adults who graduated high school in 2019 or earlier. The new Ministry Intern is for young adults, at least 21 years old and who have discerned a call to ministry.

Bishop's Ball Update

One-minute read. There was an error in the printed Bishop’s Ball invitations that have been sent out in the mail. The Bishop’s Ball is taking place on Saturday, January 11th.

2019 WEMO Youth Events

10 minute video. For those who could not be at the Diocesan Convention, or missed the video because of the problems with the sound, here is the video the Youth Ministry Council presented about their ministry over the past year.

Register for The Diocesan Youth Gathering & The Episcopal Youth Event

One-minute read. DYG – Registration for the 2019 Diocesan Youth Gathering October 25-26 is open. EYE – In order for us to plan our trip to EYE20, we need to know how many are interested in attending. At the current moment, we do not have a cost estimate, this will depend on the registration fees for EYE and how we will need to travel.

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.

Diocesan Youth Gathering and the 2017 Bishop’s Ball

Five-minute read. What does the birth of Jesus mean to you? What was it like to be a disciple? How can we relate Jesus’ miracles to life today? What was it like to be there when Jesus was nailed to the cross? This year youth and volunteers sought to answer some of these questions at the Diocesan Youth Gathering.

Bishop’s Shield Recipient – Duchess Wall

Five-minute read. Each year a special award is given to volunteers from around our diocese who have contributed significant and sustained leadership for which they were not compensated. Read about this year’s recipient …

The Presiding Bishop Visits the Youth of the Diocese

Two-minute read. Before attending the ‘Awakening the Spirit’ events, Presiding Bishop Michael Curry spent time at St Paul’s Episcopal Church Kansas City with the youth of the diocese. 

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