Events

Area Confirmation Service

Where: Live from Grace Episcopal Church, Carthage, Missouri; view on YouTube and Facebook.
When: 5 p.m. Saturday, April 17, 2021.

Diversity Workshop: Undoing Racism

When: Every Saturday, April 17 – May 22, 2021, 10 a.m. – noon
Where: Online Training Sessions via Zoom
Who: Diocese-wide.
The purpose of this workshop is to assist the diocese in eliminating the sin of racism. This training fulfills the intent of several General Convention resolutions, which call for leaders at all levels of The Episcopal Church to receive training on the Church’s teaching about racial diversity and other forms of diversity present within the human family.

Project Resource Offers Spring 2021 Stewardship Training

At a time when many of our resources, both denominational and ecumenical, in this area are contracting, Project Resource has proven success in being an effective and enduring set of practices for changing the culture of giving in congregations.

Project Resource training takes place on 6 consecutive Sundays, April 18 to May 23 (begins two weeks after Easter) 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., via Zoom

Area Confirmation Service

Where: Live from St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Kansas City, Missouri; view on YouTube and Facebook.
When: 2 p.m. Saturday, April 24, 2021.

Holy Week at Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral

When: Sunday, March 28 – Sunday, April 4
Where: Online

This year we are sharing the Holy Week services from Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral so that churches in West Missouri that are unable to hold or share all their Holy Week services online can come together and join us in prayer.

Easter Vigil live from Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral

When: Saturday, April 3, 2021, at 7 p.m.
Where: Online

Join us for the Easter Vigil, shared live online from Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral, with readings and music from Episcopal churches throughout West Missouri.

Renewal of Vows and the Blessing of Oils

When: Tuesday, March 30, 2021, at 10 a.m.
Where: Online

The Bishops of the Episcopal dioceses of Kansas, Western Kansas, Missouri, and West Missouri, in concert with the Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church’s Central States Synod, invite you to join them online in an ecumenical service streamed live from Grace & Holy Trinity Cathedral, Kansas City, Missouri, on Tuesday, March 30 at 10 a.m.

Four dioceses of The Episcopal Church and a Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America hold a joint service to renew baptismal and ordination vows and to bless oils

Two-minute read. On Holy Tuesday, March 30, Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral, Kansas City, Missouri, hosted an interdenominational service to renew baptismal and ordination vows and to bless holy oils. Representing three dioceses of The Episcopal Church were bishops Cathleen Bascom, Bishop of Kansas; Deon Johnson, Bishop of Missouri; and Martin Field, Bishop of West Missouri. They were joined by Susan Candea, Bishop of ELCA’s Central States Synod.

Holy Week & Easter Sunday Services 2021

The Episcopal Churches of West Missouri provide lots of possibilities for reflection and prayer during Holy Week (March 29 – April 3). Below is a list of all the online services being held. Many of our churches also have limited in-person access, some requiring pre-registration, and others hold open-air services. Reach out to a church near you to see what they are offering.

Church Leadership Essentials

Thursday, February 25, 6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. and Saturday, February 27, 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

The Bishop’s Staff invite you to attend one of these two online sessions which will provide essential information for new and returning vestry members and other church staff and leaders.

Upcoming Events

One-minute read. Here’s advanced notice of three upcoming events within the diocese.

Christmas Services 2020

Join the Episcopal Churches of West Missouri in celebrating the Nativity of our Lord. There’s something for everyone, with options for attending physically distanced, in-person services, parking lot services, or joining in from the comfort of your own home with online services.

Area Confirmation Service

Where: Live from St. John’s Episcopal Church, Springfield, Missouri, view on YouTube and Facebook.
When: 2 p.m. Saturday, December 5, 2020.

Update: Area Confirmation Service has moved

Where: Live on Facebook from St. Peter & All Saints, Kansas City, Missouri.

When: 2 p.m. Saturday, November 21, 2020.

In-person attendance is limited to the participants and their sponsors.

The 131st Annual Convention of The Diocese of West Missouri

When: November 7, 2020.
Where: Online Meeting with a public broadcast on Facebook and YouTube.

God willing and the Special Convention (October 3) approving, the 131st Annual Convention of The Diocese of West Missouri will be held on Saturday, November 7, 2020. The event will be an online meeting, and full details will be made available in due course.

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