Three-minute read. Read The Episcopal Network for Stewardship’s March 2023 newsletter.
One-minute read. We have two upcoming events that clergy with cures Bishop’s Wardens and other church leaders can share with their staff and volunteer leaders.
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.
Three-minute read. In the Summer of 2023, the Episcopal Church will once again make herself known as a welcoming and safe place for LGBTQiA folks and those who love them. There are at least three ways you and your church can get involved.
Three-minute read. Read The Episcopal Network for Stewardship’s February 2023 newsletter.
Tuesday, March 21, 2023, 7 p.m. — Online. Join your diocesan Stewardship Commission for a webinar in which we will share a variety of activities to provide stewardship education and bolster the idea of giving not only money but also the time and talent without which our parishes cannot function.
El Comité Permanente Conjunto de Candidaturas abre las candidaturas para cargos, comités y juntas de la Iglesia Episcopal
Two-minute read. El Comité Permanente Conjunto de Nominaciones invita a los miembros de toda la Iglesia Episcopal a postularse para los cargos eclesiásticos que se enumeran a continuación. La fecha límite para presentar candidaturas es el 15 de abril. Las elecciones tendrán lugar en la 81ª Convención General en Louisville, Kentucky, del 23 al 28 de junio de 2024.
Joint Standing Committee on Nominations opens applications for Episcopal Church positions, committees, boards
Two-minute read. The Joint Standing Committee on Nominations invites members from across The Episcopal Church to apply for the churchwide roles listed below. The deadline to apply is April 15. Elections will take place at the 81st General Convention in Louisville, Kentucky, June 23-28, 2024.
Join Bishop Diane, the clergy and people of The Diocese of West Missouri on Tuesday, April 4 at 11 a.m. in a Holy Eucharist celebrated to commemorate the Tuesday of Holy Week at Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral, Kansas City.
Three-minute read. It’s all well and good to discern vision and mission statements. What matters is where we go with them. The diocese’s two primary leadership bodies, the Diocesan Council and the Standing Committee, met February 3 – 4 to take those next steps.
On January 18, 2023, Bishop Diane wrote a letter to clergy to ensure The Diocese of West Missouri continues following the Constitution and Canons regarding clergy over 72.
One-minute read. The Episcopal Church has provided new and updated Lenten resources for individuals, small groups, and congregations.
Three-minute read. Episcopal Relief & Development invites Episcopalians and people of all faith backgrounds to reflect on the question “Who is My Neighbor?” this Lent through the 2023 Lenten Meditations.
One-minute read. There are two main changes from the previous version of the Constitution and Canons, and a rundown of other recent updates to the diocesan administrative website.
Se abre el periodo para enviar el informe parroquial de 2022 en línea. El plazo queda abierto hasta el 1 de marzo
Two-minute read. A partir de este momento queda oficialmente abierto el periodo para enviar en línea el Informe Parroquial 2022. El plazo está abierto para todas las congregaciones de la Iglesia Episcopal. Los informes deben presentarse antes del 1 de marzo.
Two-minute read. Online filing for the 2022 Parochial Report for all Episcopal Church congregations is now available. Reports must be filed by March 1. An email was sent to churches on Monday, December 7. Those who did not receive the email or need help with their login name should contact Emily Davenport for assistance.
One-minute read. It is time for non-parochial clergy to report on their ministry during 2022, and for licensed clergy who wish to be re-licensed to apply to renew their licenses,
One-minute read. Clergy and Bishop’s Wardens, as you’re planning your Annual Meetings, please be sure to set a reminder to also complete your roster and slate of delegates form.
Four-minute read. In an email sent out on January 16, the 2024 Special Budget Committee asked leaders of diocesan ministries and members of the Diocese, to join in the process of preparing the 2024 budget. All members of the diocese are invited to take part in this important step in setting out the future of The Diocese of West Missouri.