Council Worship Details

Council EucharistThe Council Eucharist service will be held on Thursday, February 22, at 5:30 p.m. in Veramendi Salons A-E at the Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center in San Marcos. Below are details about the worship you need to know beforehand:

Church Banners

Please bring your church’s banner and stand (clearly marked with church’s name) to the registration area [Veramendi Salons A-B] when you arrive in San Marcos for Diocesan Council. The host committee will take the banners and stands to the location of worship and arrange them around the room for everyone to see during the service. You will NOT process in with your banner this year.

Clergy Vestments

Clergy, you may also leave your vestments at the registration area with the host committee volunteers. There will be clothing racks on which to hang your vestments. The host committee will deliver all vestments to the San Marcos River Room, where you will vest beginning at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday. As we will already be in the season of Lent, purple stoles, please.

Council Choir

All church choirs in the Northeast Convocation are invited to take part in the Council Choir to perform during Thursday’s Eucharist service. If you are interested in joining the Council Choir, email Music Director, Wendi Gustafson, at so she can order anthem music. There will be a Council Choir practice on Sunday, February 18, at 2:00 p.m. at St. Andrew’s, Seguin.

Other Worship

Morning Prayer will be held on Friday, February 23, at 8:00 a.m. in the San Marcos River Room. Bishop Jennifer Brooke-Davidson will serve as the officiant.

An Order of Compline will be held in the Embassy Suites Atrium at 8:45 p.m. on Friday, February 23, following the Council Banquet.

You can find all the worship information here.

Published by Laura Shaver

Communications, Episcopal Diocese of West Texas

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