Events

Harvest Festival at Oswald’s in-the-Fields

When: Sunday, October 2 at 11 a.m.
Where: St. Oswald’s in-the-Fields Episcopal Church.

Family and friends of St. Oswald’s in-the-Fields Episcopal Church in rural Skidmore return each fall for a special service.  This year’s celebration is the 124th Harvest Festival and will be held on Sunday, October 2, beginning at 11 a.m.

La Ofrenda Unida de Acción de Graciasconvoca a las subvenciones anuales de 2023

One-minute read. Cinco seminarios web proporcionarán información y responderán a preguntas. La Junta de la Ofrenda Unida de [Acción de] Gracias (UTO, por su sigla en inglés) se complace en anunciar la disponibilidad de sus Subvenciones anuales de la UTO 2023, que se centran en la crisis de encarcelamiento a nivel mundial.

United Thank Offering invites 2023 annual grants

One-minute read. Five webinars will provide information, answer questions. The United Thank Offering (UTO) Board is pleased to announce the availability of its 2023 UTO Annual Grants, with a focus on the worldwide incarceration crisis.

Rain fails to dampen spirits at the Southern Deanery Picnic

Five-minute read. Well, it poured down rain most of the day (rain which people in the south of the diocese need!), but the rain stopped in time for the picnic. A faithful 90+ people were in attendance on the cool (72 degrees!) overcast afternoon.

Central Deanery Picnic makes a splash

Five-minute read. What a wonderful afternoon at St. Anne’s in Lee’s Summit! Approximately 120 members of the deanery were there on Saturday, July 23. Both Mother Kary from Trinity, Independence, and the Rev. Meg from St. Anne’s were good sports and tried out the water slide too!

Rekindling Love and Kindness in the Heartland — September 24

The Heartland Episcopal Cursillo Ministry is evolving and maturing to meet the needs of future generations. Heartland Secretariat, your Cursillo leadership, will host a Grand Ultreya “Rekindling Love and Kindness in the Heartland” on Saturday, September 24, 2022 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral.

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Planned Giving at Episcopal Parishes: A Primer — July 25

One-minute read. Increasing donor sophistication, the quickening wealth transfer in the U.S., and the pandemic have created a unique opportunity for parishes and cathedrals to shift from cash-based fundraising to beyond cash, or asset-based, fundraising.

Leadership Essentials Session 9 – Christian Formation

Join Kim Snodgrass, Assistant to the Bishop for Christian Formation, to explore Formation from a fresh perspective, take the opportunity to ask questions and share experiences. This will be a good resource for churches that are wondering how to approach and promote formation from a new direction this fall! 

Pipes at Noon – Organ recitals

Join us for a 30-minute recital at noon every Friday through the month of July. Newly appointed Good Shepherd Music Director, Sam Fleming and other Kansas City area organists will perform the recitals which are free and open to the community.

Prayer Vigil Against Gun Violence

A Prayer Vigil Against Gun Violence will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday June 21, 2022, at Grace and Holy Trinity. All are invited to attend in person or online.

Leadership Essentials Session 8 – Constitution & Canons

The Constitution & Canons comprise the governing rules of the diocese. What are these rules? And how do they affect the governance of your church?

Join the Diocesan Chancellors, Mark Galus and David Powell, for an overview of the Constitution & Canons and a discussion about their practical, legal, and financial implications on your home parish or mission.

Central Deanery Picnic

Please join us for the Central Deanery picnic at St. Annes’s Episcopal Church in Lee’s Summit at noon on Saturday, July 23. The Deanery will provide hotdogs, hamburgers, and condiments, and asks that those attending bring sides and desserts, as each is able.

Southern Deanery Picnic

The Southern Deanery picnic is scheduled to be held at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Ozark at 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 30. The Deanery will provide hotdogs, hamburgers, and condiments, and asks that those attending bring sides and desserts, as each is able.

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