The Rev. John Spicer Jan 11, 1908

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.


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