March For Our Lives

On Saturday, March 24 at 10:00 a.m., the students, families and allies of “March For Our Lives” will take to the streets of Washington, D.C. and hundreds of other communities to demand that their lives and safety become a priority.

March for Our Lives

The diocese is in the process of planning a presence at the March for Our Lives in St. Louis on Saturday, March 24.

Upcoming Events for Youth

We are gearing up for an exciting time in our Diocesan Youth Ministries. Below are four upcoming events for you to share with the youth in your congregations. Please spread the word far and wide!

Diocesan Communications

Did you know the Diocese of Missouri mails (US Postal Service) a newsletter quarterly to any subscribing member of the Diocese? Did you know the Diocese of Missouri emails a weekly newsletter to any subscribing member of the Diocese?


Absalom Jones Celebration: Raising Anti-Racist Children

The Dismantling Racism Commission organizes our annual celebration of the life and ministry of the Rev. Absalom Jones, the first African American ordained as priest in the US. And stepping outside the box this year, they’ve designed a morning program for children and parents or grandparents.

Youth Lock-In

All St. Martin’s Youth (grades 6-12) and their friends are invited to the Annual Diocesan Cathedral Lock-In. One of the largest diocesan youth events, it features tours of the Cathedral, bell-ringing, food, games and prayer on the roof (weather permitting).

Youth Lock-In

All St. Martin’s Youth (grades 6-12) and their friends are invited to the Annual Diocesan Cathedral Lock-In. 

Opening the Red Doors: What brought us in, will bring others

Diocesan Leadership Conference: Saturday, March 3 at St. Francis, Eureka. “Opening the Red Doors: What brought us in, will bring others in, too” is the theme of the 2018 Diocesan Leadership Conference presented by the Standing Committee.

Unification Sunday for Two St. Louis Churches

All Saints Episcopal Church and the Episcopal Church of the Ascension will celebrate the merger of the two congregations on Sunday, February 4 at 10:00 a.m. A special dedication will be made as they form the new Episcopal Church of All Saints and Ascension.

Convention elects and approves…

Results from the Episcopal Diocese of Missouri Annual Convention are listed here. The convention was held in Hannibal, Missouri on November 17-18.

On the mighty waters of baptism

Bishop Wayne Smith spoke to the diocese at our just concluded annual convention about baptism and our prayer book (“built for a people devoted to baptizing, and being the church, and growing in discipleship”), and about reconciliation and generosity.

Updated interactive anti-racism training debuts in January

In January, the Dismantling Racism Commission will present its revised training program and manual, designed to be move interactive and incorporate more active participation and sharing from participants.

Meet the Nominees

The slate of nominees for diocesan leadership positions is announced. Much appreciation for the hard work of the Committee on Nominations and Election Procedures chaired by Rich Luebcke for coordinating this roster of nominees.

Annual Diocesan Convention

The 178th meeting of the Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Missouri is planned for Nov. 17-18, 2017, in Hannibal, Missouri.

Diocesan Convention Youth Lock-In

All youth in grades 6-12 are invited to a lock-in at Trinity Episcopal Church in Hannibal during Diocesan Convention.


Camp Phoenix

Ministry Information

Men Serve Breakfast at the Cathedral

Miss Carol’s Breakfast The men of St. Martin’s and men of the Church of the Good Shepherd meet at Christ Church Cathedral to serve at their breakfast to the homeless. More information about Miss Carol’s Breakfast