Episcopalians everywhere are invited to register to join a churchwide festival of worship, learning, community, and action July 9-12 at the Baltimore (Maryland) Convention Center.
Three-minute read. The Diocese of West Missouri Peace and Justice Committee is teaming up with the Missioner for Gun Violence from the Diocese of Missouri to attend the lawmaker Advocacy Day for common sense gun legislation in Jefferson City. We would like to invite you and anyone in your parish who is interested in gun safety legislation to join us.
Three-minute read, 110-minute video. Photographs and video of the 2023 celebration of the Blessed Absalom Jones held at St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church, Kansas City. This year’s celebration included guest preacher the Rt. Rev. Deon Johnson, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Missouri, and St. Augustine’s liturgical dancers.
When: Saturday, April 29, 2022, 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Where: St. Philip’s Episcopal Church,706 Byers Ave, Joplin, MO 64801
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.
When: Thursday, February 9, 2023, at 7 p.m. Where: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Kansas City. The event will feature an exchange of ideas about Islamic and Christian mysticism with a special focus on daily practices. The dialogue will be both verbal and musical. Forrest and Kurt have each written new music for the event that will be performed by soprano Sarah Tannehill Anderson.
Three-minute read, 105-minute video. On Saturday, January 14, the diocese held its first annual service in celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., at Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral, Kansas City. The recording of the service includes a 1967 interview with the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., made 11 months before he was assassinated, and an extract from a sermon he delivered at the Washington National Cathedral.
When: Sunday, February 5, 2023, at 4 p.m. Where: St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church, Kansas City. Join the people of St. Augustine’s in a celebration of the Blessed Absalom Jones. This year’s celebration includes guest preacher the Rt. Rev. Deon Johnson, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Missouri, and St. Augustine’s liturgical dancers.
When: Tuesday, January 31, 2023, at 7 p.m.
For: Stewardship Committees, Church leaders and anyone interested in stewardship.
With annual budgets being finalized and adopted, church pledge drives may seem to be a fading memory. However, giving ample time for both preparation and reflection on our practices of stewardship allows us to discern more deeply what it means to be God’s stewards all year round.
When: Saturday, January 14, 2023, at 4 p.m.
Where: Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral, 415 W 13th St., Kansas City, MO 64105
The Rt. Rev. Kym Lucas, Bishop of Colorado will be the guest preacher and celebrant at the service to be held on Saturday, January 14, 2023, at 4 p.m., at Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral.
When: Sundays: December 4, 11, 18, at 9:15 – 10:15 a.m.
Where: Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral, 415 W 13th Street, Kansas City, MO 64105 and Online. For the season of Advent, Journeying the Way of Love offers four sessions to be explored as we await the coming of Christ by moving through the first two chapters of the Gospel of Luke.