Announcements

Church Connect Daily Drop-ins to cease Thursday, January 27, 2022

One-minute read. Our online Church Connect daily drop-in sessions will finish on January 27, 2022. As always, diocesan staff will be available to answer questions via email or telephone at any time during office hours 8:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Bishop Bruce – Phishing/spoofing attempts

One-minute read. Once again we are seeing an increase in phishing attempts, this time the criminals are pretending to be Bishop Bruce. Please note that none of the diocesan staff will contact you asking for funds or gift cards. Please be vigilant for emails and texts purporting to come from the bishop or any other clergy.

Stained glass window needs new home

Two-minute read. St. Mathew’s in Ozark is looking for a new home for a large stained glass window picturing the ascending Christ, ‘Come all, to me’ by Pepe Mendez.

Staff Update, January 13, 2022

Two-minute read. We have two staff changes taking place at the end of January. Josh Trader, Assistant to the Bishop for Youth Ministry Development, and the Rev. Dr. William (Bill) Fasel, Assistant to the Bishop for Leadership Development, will be leaving the bishop’s staff.

Bishop Bruce’s Christmas Letter

Bishop Bruce’s Christmas letter to the people of The Diocese of West Missouri.

Aviso: La siguiente información se presenta en inglés y en español.

Carta de Navidad de la Obispa Bruce en español

Bishop Bruce’s Christmas letter to the people of The Diocese of West Missouri.

Aviso: La siguiente información se presenta en inglés y en español.

Staff update

One-minute read. Jamillah Duckett, the diocesan Events Coordinator will be leaving the diocesan staff on December 22. Jamillah, who joined the diocesan staff in May 2020 as the half-time Events Coordinator, is moving on to take up a full-time role.

November issue of Lamplight

One-minute read. The November issue of Lamplight, Episcopal Relief & Development’s disaster program newsletter is available to read online.

Episcopal Relief & Development Launches Year-End Match Campaign to Support Transformative Work in Priority Areas of Women, Children, and Climate

Two-minute read. Episcopal Relief & Development is kicking off its annual Year-End Match, offering supporters the opportunity to transform lives with twice the impact this holiday season. Thanks to a very generous group of donors, contributions that Episcopal Relief & Development receives between now and the end of the year will be doubled, dollar for dollar, up to a total of $650,000.

Download this free 2022 Liturgical Calendar from Church Pension Group

One-minute read. The Liturgical eCalendar 2022 is a standards-compliant liturgy planning calendar of all Episcopal Sundays, Major and Lesser Feasts*. Liturgical eCalendar is intended to integrate into your current calendar system, and provide easy access to the Season, Color, Year and citations from the Lectionary for the Episcopal calendar for 2022.

Episcopal Service Corps seeks applicants for 2022-23 service year

One-minute read. The Episcopal Church invites young leaders ages 21 to 32 interested in a transformative outreach and discernment experience to consider applying to the Episcopal Service Corps for its 2022-23 service year.

Annual Diocesan Convention 2021

The 132nd Annual Convention of The Diocese of West Missouri is quickly approaching and we’re looking forward to seeing you, whether in-person or online, very soon!

Full details of the 132nd Annual Convention of The Diocese of West Missouri are available on the Convention website.

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