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Education

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.

Education

Screen Agers – A Special Screening

The Church of St. Michael & St. George is hosting a special screening and panel discussion of Screen Agers. The award-winning SCREENAGERS probes into the vulnerable corners of family life and the struggles regarding the digital world of our kids.

Diocesan Youth Lock-In

All youth in grades 6-12 are invited to join in on a fun night of games, food, fellowship, music, and worship at Calvary Church in Columbia, MO.

An Update on the Lui Diocese, South Sudan

The news from South Sudan is bleak. The village of Lanyi, about seven miles from Lui, was bombed and, by all reports, destroyed.

Diocesan Convention Planning Underway

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

Events

Camp Phoenix

Youth Group – Diocesan Lenten Gathering

Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Webster Groves The youth group will gather with other youth from the diocese to focus on where God is calling them to share Christ’s love with the world.