Diocese of Kansas

Diocese of Kansas


June 22, 2018

[Episcopal Diocese  of Kansas] The Council of Trustees, acting as the canonical Standing Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of Kansas, presents to the diocese two priests as candidates for the 10th bishop of the diocese:

The Rev. Martha N. Macgill, Diocese of Maryland The Rev. Helen Svoboda...

July 17, 2017

Republican Rep. Lonnie Clark, left, and Democratic Rep. Brandon Whipple are thought to be the only Episcopalians in the Kansas Legislature. Photo: Melodie Woerman/Diocese of Kansas

[Episcopal News Service] Kansas state Reps. Brandon Whipple and Lonnie Clark would seem at first glance...

June 21, 2016

[Episcopal Diocese of Kansas] Episcopal Diocese of Kansas Bishop Dean Wolfe and Episcopal Diocese of Western Kansas Bishop Michael Milliken June 20 issued a pastoral directive banning firearms from Episcopal churches in the state, effective Aug. 1, unless they are carried by designated law...

February 26, 2016

[Episcopal Diocese of Kansas] The Rt. Rev. Dean E. Wolfe, Bishop of Kansas, has written the following letter to the members of his diocese about the Feb. 25 shootings in the diocese.

February 27, 2016

Dear Friends,

Like so many of you, I was shocked and saddened by the...

January 14, 2016

[Episcopal Diocese of Kansas] I am deeply saddened by the statement released today from the Primates meeting being held in Canterbury, England. The fact that certain parties “leaked” the document before it was to be formally released says much about the current state of affairs among the...

September 30, 2015

Members of St. Paul’s and guests gather at the grave of Mai DeKonza for the blessing and dedication of a stone on her previously unmarked grave, 56 years after her death. Photo: Melodie Woerman/Diocese of Kansas

[Episcopal Diocese of Kansas] On a recent Sunday afternoon, St....

June 12, 2015

Episcopal Social Services (ESS) is a social service agency in Wichita, Kansas, started by a consortium of Episcopal Parishes in the Episcopal Diocese of Kansas. ESS provides an array of social services and programs aimed at helping people break the cycle of poverty.

In 2013 alone, ESS...

March 16, 2015

[Episcopal Diocese of Kansas press release] Bishop Dean E. Wolfe on March 13 announced that the Rev. Torey L. Lightcap has been named canon to the ordinary for the Episcopal Diocese of Kansas. His ministry will begin on May 1.

Lightcap, 42, currently serves as transitions officer...

February 17, 2014

[Episcopal Diocese of Kansas] High school students in inner-city Kansas City, Kansas, soon will get the chance to develop life and job skills, thanks to a new program at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church that has received funding from the Episcopal Church.

A $35,000 Jubilee Ministry grant will...

August 29, 2013

Bishop Dean Wolfe surveys the damage done to apartments that had been home to three Burmese refugee families in Wichita, Kansas. Photo: Shannon Mahan.

[Diocese of Kansas] Three refugee families from Burma who were beginning to make a new life in the U.S. are...