Make a note of the upcoming ordinations, picnics, and other events happening over the next few months.
Two-minute read. The weekend of June 3-4, 2023, churches across The Diocese of West Missouri are invited to participate in “Wear Orange Day” in honor of victims and survivors of gun violence across our country.
One-minute read. The Union of Black Episcopalians chapter in The Diocese of West Missouri is saddened and outraged by the shooting of Ralph Yarl. We extend our deepest sympathies to his family and loved ones, and stand in solidarity with the community that has been left heartbroken by this senseless act of violence.
Episcopal Relief & Development offers the opportunity to double your gift this spring to end global hunger crisis
Three-minute read. Episcopal Relief & Development has launched a campaign to support the organization’s efforts to alleviate the global hunger crisis. A group of generous donors will match each gift made to the Global Needs Fund until May 25, 2023, up to $250,000.
In early March, Lay and ordained cures (Church leaders) received an email confirming their enrollment in the Praesidium Academy, and set out the Safe Church Training Certification requirements for The Diocese of West Missouri.
Six-minute read. We need urgent action TODAY urging the Emerging Issues Committee of the Missouri House of Representatives to vote ‘DO NOT PASS’ on HB 485, which will force churches to allow concealed carry in church buildings unless signage is posted at every entrance banning guns.
Three-minute read. We are delighted to announce the appointment of a new member of the Diocesan Staff in the role of Missioner for Youth Ministry.
Two-minute read. Las solicitudes de subvenciones de la Nueva Comunidad Episcopal están abiertas para diócesis y promotores de misiones que conciben, planifican o desarrollan nuevas comunidades de culto y empresas misionales en toda la Iglesia.
Two-minute read. New Episcopal Community grant applications are open for dioceses and mission developers who are envisioning, planning, or growing new worshipping communities and missional enterprises throughout the church.
Ordination Process page updated, Discernment Handbook temporarily withdrawn, Discernment Timeline added
One-minute read. As part of a review of the Ordination Process the Ordination Process page has been updated and a new Discernment Timeline page added. The Discernment Handbook has been temporarily withdrawn while it is reviewed and updated.
The Diocese of West Missouri is looking for a Communications Assistant.
Updated information for the Secretary to Convention, Intake Officer (Including a new Intake Officer Poster), and the Clerical Directory
We have a new Secretary to Convention and Intake Officer. The Contact Us and Intake Officer pages have been updated, and a new Intake Officer poster produced. The Clerical Directory has also been brought up-to-date with the latest changes we have on file.
Document Library updates include a revised Intake Officer poster, Anti-racism training, and updates to the Constitution and Canons
One-minute read. The following changes have been made to the Document Library Page. The Intake Officer poster entry has been updated to refer to a new webpage where a revised poster can be viewed and downloaded. Intake Officer links, and links to Anti-racism training requirements have been added to the HR section. The Constitution and Canons entry has been updated.