Deaneries of The Diocese of West Missouri

The diocese is divided into three deaneries, follow the links below to find out more about each deanery.

What’s a Deanery?

The deaneries are a subdivision of the diocese, consisting of a number of churches, over which presides a dean appointed by the members of the deanery council. Deans serve for two years and are eligible to serve two consecutive terms.

The deaneries provide for relevant local organization and management tailored to the needs of the local churches.

Deaneries News

The news relevant to all deaneries. For news from the individual deaneries follow the links located in each deanery’s section below.

Central Deanery

Dean

The Very Rev. Isaac Petty

Churches

  • Belton, St. Mary Magdalene
  • Blue Springs, Resurrection
  • Boonville, Christ
  • Chillicothe, Grace
  • Clinton, St. Paul’s
  • Excelsior Springs, St. Luke’s
  • Fayette, St. Mary’s
  • Harrisonville, St. Peter’s
  • Independence, St. Michael’s
  • Independence, Trinity
  • Lee’s Summit, St. Anne’s
  • Lee’s Summit, St. Paul’s
  • Lexington, Christ
  • Raytown, St. Matthew’s
  • Sedalia, Calvary
  • Trenton, St. Philip’s
  • Warrensburg, Christ  

Deanery Meetings

These meetings are open to all. Meeting dates and times are listed on the Diocesan Calendar, and the Diocesan Events Home Page. Meeting minutes can be found here (October 2021 onwards).

Deanery News

Read all the news from the Central Deanery.

Northwest-Metro Deanery

Dean

The Very Rev. Robin James

Churches of the Deanery

  • Fairfax, St. Oswald’s
  • Kansas City, Good Shepherd
  • Kansas City, Grace & Holy Trinity Cathedral
  • Kansas City, Redeemer
  • Kansas City, St. Andrew’s
  • Kansas City, St. Augustine’s
  • Kansas City, St. Mary’s
  • Kansas City, St. Paul’s
  • Kansas City, St. Peter & All Saints
  • Liberty, Grace
  • Maryville, St. Paul’s
  • Saint Joseph, Christ
  • Savannah, St. Mary’s

Deanery Meetings

These meetings are open to all. Meeting dates and times are listed on the Diocesan Calendar, and the Diocesan Events Home Page. Meeting minutes can be found here (January 2022 onwards).

Deanery News

Read all the news from the Northwest-Metro Deanery.

Southern Deanery

Dean

The Very Rev. Chandler Jackson, III

Churches of the Deanery

  • Bolivar, St. Alban’s in the Ozarks
  • Branson, Shepherd of the Hills
  • Camdenton, St. George
  • Carthage, Grace
  • Cassville, St. Thomas a Becket
  • Joplin, St. Philip’s
  • Kimberling City, St. Mark’s
  • Lebanon, Trinity
  • Monett, St. Stephen’s
  • Mountain Grove, Church of the Transfiguration 
  • Neosho, St. John’s 
  • Nevada, All Saints’ 
  • Noel, St. Nicholas’
  • Ozark, St. Matthew’s
  • Springfield, Christ 
  • Springfield, St. James’ 
  • Springfield, St. John’s 
  • West Plains, All Saints’  

Deanery Meetings

These meetings are open to all. Meeting dates and times are listed on the Diocesan Calendar, and the Diocesan Events Home Page.

Deanery News

Read all the news from the Southern Deanery.

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