2021 SC – Clergy

The Rev. Anne Meredith Kyle

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Secretary of the Standing Committee. Elected to Standing Committee in 2021. 3rd two-year term.
General Convention Deputy to GC81. Elected in 2022.
Rector, Calvary Episcopal Church and Pastor, Christ and Trinity ELCA, Sedalia, (Central Deanery).

Previous Cures/Assignments

  • Rector, Calvary Sedalia, 2016 – present.

Involvement at a Deanery Council/Diocesan level:

  • Delegate to Southern Deanery/Diocesan Convention 2005 – 2007.
  • Committee for Churches in Small Towns and Rural Areas 2006 – 2010.
  • Committee for Campus Ministry 2006 – 2012.
  • Emergency Preparedness and Planning Committee 2010 – 2018.
  • Standing Committee 2018 – present.
  • West Missouri Deputy to the 79th General Convention (2018).
  • Chair of the West Missouri Deputation to the 80th General Convention (2022).

Involvement at a Provincial/General Church level:  

  • West Missouri Deputy to the 79th General Convention (2018).
  • Chair of the West Missouri Deputation to the 80th General Convention (2022).

Additional comments

  • I have been a registered nurse for over 35 years working primarily in public health, including public health emergency preparedness. As a lay person I was active in a large congregation and in a small one. I served as a facilitator for “Envisioning Congregational Mission”, working with congregations all over the diocese.

Updates

  • 10-19-2022. Updated with the latest supplied information for nomination as a General Convention Deputy.
  • 11-22-2021. Updated to add role as Secretary.
  • 11-09-2021. Updated to reflect successful election.
  • 10-11-2021. Existing profile text updated with the latest submission.

The Rev. John Spicer

President of the Standing Committee. Elected to Standing Committee in 2021. 3rd two-year term.
St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, City Kansas City (Northwest-Metro Deanery).

Previous Cures/Assignments

  • Vicar, Church of the Good Shepherd, Springfield, 2002-2005.
  • Associate rector, St. Andrew’s Kansas City, 2005-2011.
  • Priest-in-charge, St. Andrew’s, Kansas City, 2011-2012.
  • Rector, St. Andrew’s, Kansas City, 2012-present.

 Involvement at a Deanery Council/Diocesan level:

  • West Missouri Spirit Editorial Board, 2003-2012.
  • Diocesan Liturgy and Spirituality Committee, 2003-2007.
  • Standing Committee, 2004-2007 (president 2006-2007).
  • Diocesan Council, 2006-2007.
  • Diocesan Communications Committee, 2006-2009.
  • Dean of the Metro Deanery and member of Episcopal Ministry Support Team, 2013-2014.
  • Presenter at Summer Church Summit, 2017.
  • Presenter at Bishop’s Day, 2018.
  • Standing Committee, 2017-present.

 Involvement at a Provincial/General Church level:

  • Member and participant, Consortium of Endowed Episcopal Parishes, 2013-present.
  • Member of the diocesan delegation to TEC’s Project Resource, 2017.
  • workshop leader in Columbus, OH (Diocese of Southern Ohio), 2018.
  • General Convention deputy, 2022.

 Additional comments

Author of “Beating the Boundaries: The Church God is Calling Us to Be,” Morehouse, 2016.

Updates

  • 11-09-2021. Updated to reflect successful election.
  • 10-11-2021. Existing profile text updated with the latest submission.
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