Diocese of Missouri


August 16, 2019

Editor’s note: After this story was published online, leaders from St. Stanislaus Kostka Polish Catholic Parish announced the congregation had decided not to officially join the Episcopal Diocese of Missouri, citing property rights as a key factor.

[Diocese of Missouri] After years of...

August 16, 2019

[Diocese of Missouri] After years of discussion and discernment, we may soon have word about a possible union between St. Stanislaus Kostka Polish Catholic Parish and the Episcopal Diocese of Missouri.

In a survey of parishioners conducted Sunday, Aug. 11, 58% of St. Stanislaus’ members...

April 26, 2018

[Diocese of Missouri] Bishop Wayne Smith released the following letter to the diocese on April 27, announcing his plans to retire in 2020 and outlining the process for electing his successor, the 11th bishop of Missouri.

Diocese of Missouri Bishop Wayne Smith...

March 6, 2017

By: Christopher Sikkema

1) How long have you been affiliated with Jubilee Ministries, and in what capacity?

We applied for it on November 1, 2016, and were just notified of the recognition on February 15, 2017. This is something the parish has been involved in over its lifetime though since 1903.


October 26, 2016

By: Christopher Sikkema

1) How long have you been affiliated with Jubilee Ministries, and in what capacity?

I have been manager of Trinity Food Ministry at Trinity Church in the Central West End-St. Louis for three years. As I learned more about TFM, I learned that it became a Jubilee Center in 1993....

June 15, 2016

[Episcopal Diocese of Missouri] “People of faith must challenge the tragedy of gun violence and I lend my voice to that challenge,” said the Rt. Rev. Wayne Smith, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Missouri, announcing the appointment of the Rev. Marc D. Smith, as deputy for gun violence...

March 24, 2013

Donors in Kirskville, Missouri, filled almost three pickups with food for the local Christian Community Food Depot on March 23. Photo/Maria L. Evans

[Episcopal Diocese of Missouri] For the members of Trinity Episcopal Church, Kirksville, Missouri, the impending arrival of Winter Storm...

February 3, 2010

Frumpy dressing isn't one of the seven deadly sins, but it landed the Rev. Emily Bloemker in a Friday, Feb. 5 upcoming episode of the reality television show "What Not to Wear."

Bloemker had no idea she was part of the program, broadcast weekly on The Learning Channel, until Oct. 12,...

January 21, 2009

Eight Missouri Episcopalians left family, friends and holiday traditions behind to spend the Christmas season in Sudan. The mission trip was the latest chapter in the companion relationship between the Diocese of Missouri and the Diocese of Lui in the Episcopal Church of Sudan, now rebuilding...

December 19, 2008

In the latest development of the companion relationship between the Episcopal Diocese of Missouri and the Diocese of Lui -- part of the Episcopal Church of the Sudan -- a team of eight missioners will spend the Christmas and New Years holidays in Sudan. Eight Missouri Episcopalians, including...


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