The Rev. Ted Estes Jan 08, 1922

The Rev. Ted Estes

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Elected to Standing Committee in 2022. 2nd two-year term.
Rector (interim), St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, Joplin. (Southern Deanery).

Previous Cures/Assignments

  • Rector at St. Paul’s Church, Lee’s Summit.
  • Associate Rector at Grace Church, Carthage.
  • Rector at All Saints Church, Nevada.
  • Chaplain at St. Luke’s Nursing Center, Carthage.
  • Youth Minister at Grace Church, Carthage.

 Involvement at a Deanery Council/Diocesan level:

  • Member & Vice-president Standing Committee 2020-Present.
  • Diocesan Council 2016-20.
  • Diocesan Executive Council 2016-20.
  • Deanery Council Member 2008-Present.
  • Secretary of the Diocese.
  • Member & Secretary of the Board of Trustees for St. Luke’s Nursing Center.
  • Diocesan Board of Examining Chaplains.
  • Board Member of Bishop Kemper School of Ministry.
  • Bishop’s Transition Team.
  • Campus Ministry Commission.
  • Hispanic Ministry Commission.
  • Camp WEMO Staff.

 Involvement at a Provincial/General Church level:  

  • Province Deputy 2009-2018
  • General Convention Deputy 2012 & 2015

Additional comments

  • Licensed Psychotherapist (LPC, LMFT) 1993-Present in Independent Practice.
  • Clinical Fellow of the American Association of Marriage & Family Therapists 1993-Present.
  • Member and President of the Missouri Licensing Board for Marital & Family Therapist 2005-2020.
  • Educator, Counselor, and Psychological Examiner in public schools 1978-2012.


  • 10-21-2022. Correction. Fr. Ted Estes is a nominee for Standing committee. Corrected from ‘Diocesan Council nominee’. (Thanks to Fr. Steven King for pointing out the error).
  • 10-18-2022. Updated with latest supplied information for nomination to Standing Committee.
  • 11-22-2021. Updated to add role as Vice President.
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