Spotlight

Area Confirmations at St. Peter & All Saints

Two-minute read. On Saturday, November 21, St. Peter & All Saints Episcopal Church, Kansas City hosted the second of this year’s area confirmation services.

15 Thanksgiving Prayers and Table Graces

One-Minute read. Offering a blessing before meals or on special occasions is a good thing. One of these 15 Thanksgiving prayers and table graces might bring something extra special to the table this year.

More Advent and Christmas Resources!

One-Minute read. Sometimes it seems there are more wonderful Advent and Christmas resources than stars in the sky so the list below is pared down to just a few favorites. Links to these free resources are yours for the clicking.

It’s a wrap! 2020 Annual Convention Round-up

Two-minute read. It’s a wrap! The Diocese of West Missouri’s first (and hopefully only) online Annual Convention is now over. The 131st Annual Convention of The Diocese of West Missouri was held on Saturday, November 7.

Never lose hope.

One-Minute read. Find inspiration, hope and formation for Election Day.

With Malice Toward None

One-Minute read. With malice toward none; with charity for all; with firmness in the right as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in; to bind up the nation’s wounds..to do all which may achieve and cherish a just and a lasting peace among ourselves and with all nations. Read more about the With Malice Toward None initiative.

Fear

three-Minute read. Sometimes fear seems to hang in the very air we breathe. Whether as an emotional response to danger or an experience of awe, fear is formational.

Blessing of the Animals at St. Mark’s Kimberling City

Two-minute read. All tails were wagging and love was in the air on Sunday, October 4 at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Kimberling City, as community members brought their beloved fur babies to be blessed at the annual Blessing of the Animals.

New home for St. Matthew’s, Ozark

One-minute read. After over a year of prayer and discussions, St. Matthew’s Ozark celebrated their first service in their new home – Ozark Presbyterian Church – on Sunday, October 4.

Area Confirmation Service at St. Andrew’s

Five-minute read. On Saturday, September 19, St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Kansas City hosted the first diocesan Area Confirmation Service of 2020, and we have lots of pictures!

Faith and casting our vote

Four-minute read. Holy Scripture is very clear that we are not to put our trust in rulers (Psalm 146:3), though we can take our political beliefs seriously and with passion.

Let’s get planting!

Two-minute read. The 130th Diocesan Convention made it our goal is to see at least five hundred trees planted within the boundaries of West Missouri before by November 2020. September and October are a great time to plant!

An Announcement from the Standing Committee

A letter from the Standing Committee outlining the process for finding a Bishop Provisional, leading up to the search for the Ninth Bishop of West Missouri.

A Word to The Church from Presiding Bishop Michael Curry

Ten-minute read. A Word to the Church from Presiding Bishop Michael Curry, and is also the text of his sermon at The Episcopal Church House of Bishops, which met virtually September 16, 2020.

Note: the following information is presented in English and Spanish
Aviso: La siguiente información se presenta en inglés y en español

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