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16808 Holmes
Loch Lloyd, MO 64012
(816) 331-2222


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St. Mary Magdalene Episcopal Church

Real   Rooted   Relevant

A community of real people, rooted in the common journey of following Jesus’ way of love,

seeking to live out a relevant faith that meaningfully connects with our lives, and the lives of others.

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Date Time Service Location
Holy Week      
Sunday, March 29 10:30 a.m.   Palm & Passion Sunday Church
Monday, March 30 7:00 p.m.   Holy Eucharist -- Rite 1 Church
Tuesday, March 31 7:00 p.m.   Holy Eucharist -- Rite 1 Church
Wednesday, April 1 7:00 p.m.   Tennebrae* Church
The Great Triduum**      
Thursday, April 2 7:00 p.m.   Maundy Thursday Church
Friday, April 3 11:30 a.m.   Rosary Prayers Church
Friday, April 3 12:00 Noon   Stations of the Cross Church
Friday, April 3 7:00 p.m.   Good Friday Liturgy Church
The Great Easter Vigil      
Saturday, April 4 7:00 p.m.   Family Worship Church
Sunday, April 5 10:00 a.m.   Musical Prelude Church
Sunday, April 5 10:30 a.m.   Easter Day - Holy Eucharist Church
Sunday, April 5 12:00 Noon   Easter Egg Hunt Church Grounds

*Tenebrae (Latin for "shadows" or "darkness") is celebrated on the evening before Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Holy Saturday. The distinctive ceremony of Tenebrae is the gradual extinguishing of candles while a series of readings and psalms is chanted or recited. (Wikipedia)

*The Triduum -- GREAT THREE DAYS. The worship from Maundy Thursday through the Great Easter Vigil make up one long three-day worship service. The community is never formally dismissed from Maundy Thursday worship--we prayerfully go home in our worship to await our return, to continue our walk with Jesus through his death, descent and resurrection. Silence is kept on all church grounds from Maundy Thursday through the Great Easter Vigil.

All worship is family friendly. CHILDCARE will be provided for
The Great Easter Vigil and Easter Sunday.



Fridays in Lent, 11:30 am: Praying the Rosary
12:15 pm: Stations of the Cross

St. Mary Magdalene Confirmation for spring 2015

Confirmation classes will begin Sunday morning, April 12, and continue on the following Wednesdays starting April 15th as part of the Wednesday Night Basic Anglicanism classes. The confirmation classes will meet both Sunday morning and Wednesday evenings through May 6th.

Schedule Sundays and Wednesdays beginning the first Sunday after Easter

  • Sundays: April 12, 19 and 26, and May /3 at 9:00a.m., before church services
  • Wednesdays (6:30-8:30 pm with soup supper and ending with Compline): April 15, 22 and 29, and May 6
    • May 6 can be a run-through for what will happen at the confirmation service on May 8.
  • Confirmation on May 8 (in the KC region at a place yet to be announced)
  • Confirmation Reception at SMM, Sunday, May 10

Work days for the group can include the Garage Sale and the Garden working days, and any of the St. Mary Kitchen days between now and confirmation.

Those who are 14 years of age and older are eligible for being confirmed.  This will also serve for those willing to be received who have come from another faith tradition.

Please contact Tammy Garrison ( or Fr. David for additional questions and to enroll.



 Basic Anglicanism Classes: The Bible and its Perspective for our faith

St. Mary Magdalene is offering a series of courses that give us a foundation for the faith we live in together as a parish in the Episcopal Church.  It’s not an indoctrination, but a chance to roll up our sleeves, learn, discuss and apply the core pieces of who we are as Christians and Episcopalians. These classes are important—and so we ask a commitment to attend the days in each series of a class. Classes will be held on Wednesday evenings in the Children's Sunday School room at the church. Classes will include a light supper at 6:30, class from 7:00-8:00, and we will end with Compline. Childcare will be provided if needed. Registration for all classes is open: just e-mail the rector at to register.

Basic Bible is a basic orientation to scripture, a map of the broad themes of the Bible and timeline of events. Learn how to read the Old and New Testaments. A review of different ways to do Bible study is included in the series.

April 1: no class--Tenebrae in the church at &;00 p.m. Please come!

April 8: Questions and Answers--Panel Discussion to conclude the series


Basic Discipleship
How does our faith make a difference in our daily life? The discipline and practice of prayer, living in community, study, service, almsgiving. What does it mean to grow in our relationship with Christ not just as individuals but as a community? Participants will be encouraged to adopt our Rhythm of Life.

Wednesday evenings: April 22 and April 29, May 6 and May 13


Pastoral Care

One encyclopedia’s definition of Pastoral Care is: “Pastoral care is a term applied where Christians offer help and caring to others in their church or wider community. Pastoral care can be listening, supporting, encouraging and befriending.”

Too often we think of pastoral care as just visiting the home bound or the ill and infirm. We regularly visit folks in nursing facilities, in hospitals or in their homes. We sometimes fail to realize that everyone is in need of pastoral care at one time or another. As loving and caring Christians, we should all keep our “antennae” out to sense the need for pastoral care in others.

We encourage and invite you to notify the church office when you or a member of your family is hospitalized, rehabbing at home or in a facility, or just in need of some pastoral conversation. 

Please contact the church office by email at, the rector at or by phone at 816-331-2222.

We are a vibrant, life-giving community that shares amazing worship, engaging fellowship and meaningful service.

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We serve the growing suburban communities south of Kansas City, and attract many from the larger Kansas City metro region.

We invite you to join us on an exciting journey of discovery as we learn to worship, serve and follow Jesus in our daily lives.


Our Address:

16808 Holmes Road

Village of Loch Lloyd, MO 64012