Timeline

Bishop Marty announces last day as Bishop of West Missouri


One-minute read. Bishop Marty, the Right Rev. Martin Scott Field, Bishop of West Missouri for the last 10 years, announced his intent to resign in 2021 during his address to the diocese’s Annual Convention in 2018. He now shares that his resignation will be effective September 14, 2021.

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.

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Maryville Dissolved


Following the announcement at the 131st Annual Convention of The Diocese of West Missouri, on December 31, 2019, St. Paul’s in Maryville, Missouri was formally dissolved.

The Rt. Rev. Barry Robert Howe

The Rt. Rev. Barry Robert Howe was the seventh bishop of the diocese. Jan 1999 – Jan 2011.

The Rt. Rev. Arthur Anton Vogel

The Rt. Rev. Arthur Anton Vogel was the fifth bishop of the diocese. Jan 1973 – Jan 1989.

Church of the Ascension, Springfield

Church of the Ascension was located at 905 W Katella Lane, Springfield, MO. The vicar was Charles B. Doan. The church closed on February 10, 2012.

St. James, Springfield

St. James was organized in 1959 and admitted in 1963.

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