Kansas City, Missouri

Speaker Profile

So the world will know Him Conference: October 24-26
Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas

Deacon Dana Allen Nearmyer

Deacon Dana Nearmyer heads up the Evangelization Division of the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas. His role with Archdiocese spans 21 counties in Kansas and serves the youth and youth leaders of those communities.

Deacon Dana is the  Executive Director of the Prairie Star Ranch in Williamsburg Kansas and he and wife Deborah are the co-directors and co-founders of Camp Tekakwitha. Deborah is the Director of Faith Formation at St. James Academy in Lenexa. They have five kids ranging from 7-23.  Deacon Dana is an adjunct instructor at Benedictine College in New Evangelization and Catechesis. He has an ecumenical heart. He has degrees form Church of Christ, American Baptist, and Nazarene collages, and he was ordained by the Roman Catholic Church.

Our offices serve those in the ministries of:


Youth Ministry

Camp Tekakwitha

Mission Strategy

Prairie Star Ranch

Reach KCK

Rural Outreach

Saint Paul’s Outreach



Ecumenical is paramount.



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