Convention

2019 Convention Round-up

Five-minute read. A quick summary of the key items from the 2019 Diocesan Convention business session.

What has the diocese done for us?

15 Minute video. This year’s Plan for Ministry video focused on some of the behind-the-scenes work of the diocese and diocesan staff. The video was first presented at the 130th Annual Convention of The Diocese of West Missouri on Saturday, October 26, 2019.

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.

Diocesan Convention – Documentation Update

One-minute read. The 130th Convention of The Diocese of West Missouri is taking place on Saturday, October 26. All reports and resolutions received have now been published online, including those received after the submission deadline. One previously published document has been updated.

Nominees for Diocesan Council

One-minute read. The slate of two clergy and four lay nominees for election to Diocesan Council has been published on the Convention Website.

Nominees for Standing Committee

One-minute read. The slate of seven clergy and seven lay nominees for election to Standing Committee has been published on the Convention Website.

2020 Draft Plan for Ministry

Three-minute read. The 2020 Plan for Ministry was published on September 30, and it is available to read online or download and print. Follow the link below to see the complete document. Read on for the full text of Bishop’s Marty’s introduction to the plan.

Children’s Program at General Convention 2021

Don’t let worries about childcare prevent you from volunteering to take part in the 2021 General Convention of the Episcopal Church. – Children’s Program open to children from infants to 12 years of age.

Nominations are now being accepted

One-minute read. Have you considered volunteering your time and talents to serving the church in diocesan leadership (elected and/or appointed) and wondered what would be expected of you? How much time is involved? Descriptions of all opportunities are available online.

2019 Plan for Ministry

10 minute read. A copy of the slides presented by Tom Kokjer, Diocesan Treasurer to the 2018 Diocesan Convention.

2018 Gathering Presentations

Five-minute read. Brief notes and useful links relating to the three Diocesan Convention Gathering presentations.

General Convention is Coming!

Ten-minute read. How General Convention works, and some idea of what to expect from the 79th Convention of The Episcopal Church.

General Convention 101

The Episcopal Diocese of Texas has produced a handy pictorial guide to General Convention. Follow the links provided to see an online version of the guide, which you can download and print if you wish.

Convention Digest

Eight-minute read. A digest of events that took place and the official actions of the 2017 diocesan convention. 

Work Group Reports — Finance Team

One-minute read (unless you follow the links and study the budget!) A report on the work of the Finance Team. 

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