News & Events Updates

News Update December 3, 2020

In this issue: Meet our latest deacons, Everything Holy faith care packages, Episcopal Relief & Development’s new prayer resource, Advent resources and lots more!

News Update November 25, 2020

In this issue: Some Thanksgiving prayers, and lots of pictures of the recent ordination and confirmation services, and of course, there’s always more.

News Update November 12, 2020

In this issue: It’s a wrap! The Diocese of West Missouri’s first (and hopefully only) online Annual Convention is now over. Find out what happened, and more besides.

News Update October 15, 2020

In this issue: Annual Convention update, a new home for St. Matt’s, Blessing the Animals at St. Mark’s, Special Convention, Diocesan Council minutes, and much more.

News Update October 1, 2020

In this issue: Our first confirmation service in 2020, a letter from the Standing Committee, Special Convention, planning your pledge program, plant some trees while you can, and much, much more.

News Update September 17, 2020

In this issue: The 2019-2020 Bishop’s Ball Awards, welcome Mother Melissa, the Diversity and Reconciliation Commission to hold another book study series, more meetings than you can shake a bishop’s crozier at, and much more.

News Update September 3, 2020

In this issue: News of Fall Area Confirmations, Book Study-“Just Mercy”, Episcopal Relief & Development supports response to hurricane Hanna, Parent your way to a rich family life, and much more.

News Update August 21, 2020

In this issue: It may be a day late, but there is lots to read. The 131st Annual Convention of the diocese, remodeling at St. Philip’s, Parenting with Mindfulness, wisdom in small groups, what have you learned about yourself during quarantine? Lesson, sermon, and bulletin resources for churches and groups, and much more.

News Update August 6, 2020

In this issue: The devastation in Beirut, two diocesan conventions in 2020, going beyond coping – parenting with mindfulness, and much, much more.

News Update July 16, 2020

In this issue: Diocesan Council special meeting paves way for online Annual Convention, Anti-racism covenant launched, pictures of St. Andrew’s KCMO ‘new norm,’ and lots more.

News Update July 2, 2020

In this issue: The ordination of Melissa Roberts George, your stories of Bishop Buchanan, how easy is it to give money to your church? How TEC shapes public policy and lots more.

News Update June 25, 2020

In this issue: Juneteenth – Pray on Troost, Trinity Lebanon expands, becoming anti-racist, sign up for EfM or VBS! Youth events update and more!

News Update June 18, 2020

In this issue: A statement from the Diversity and Reconciliation Commission, Deon Johnson consecrated as the 11th Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Missouri, the Inaugural Great EpisGOpal Race and much, much, more!

News Update June 11, 2020

In this issue: Opening remarks from The Episcopal Church’s Executive Council meeting, Personal Prayer, and more.

News Update June 4, 2020

In this issue: Prayer for racial justice, The PB on the President’s photo opportunity, statements of solidarity, summer youth events and lots more.

News Update May 28, 2020

In this issue: June 1: Day of Mourning and Lament, a plea for people to take wearing masks seriously, Honoring Pentecost at home, and lots more!

News Update May 21, 2020

In this issue: churches to ring bells to honor the heroes and the victims of COVID-19, The Joy of Worshiping … Online, Recognize graduates, teachers, and end of the year programs, and much more!

News Update May 14, 2020

In this issue: Bishop Marty issues update to the Phase Two Pastoral Direction, Thy Kingdom Come, resources for praying, introducing Jamillah, Pentecost ideas, and much more!

News Update May 7, 2020

In this issue: The latest Pastoral Direction from Bishop Marty, National Day of Prayer with the Brotherhood of St. Andrew and The Daughters of the King, is your church welcoming? Or Not? Reflections on Social Distancing, and more!

News Update April 30, 2020

In this issue: New pastoral direction expected soon, new video series available on The Way of Love, Bishop Marty’s reflection on the fourth Sunday of Easter, start thinking out of the box for this summer, and lots more…

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