Preparing for Council 2020: Don’t Forget!

The Rt. Rev. David Reed, host churches, and diocesan staff look forward to welcoming you to the 116th Annual Council of the Episcopal Diocese of West Texas next week, February 20 – 22, 2020. Here are a handful of reminders as you get ready to travel to the coast.

What to Bring:
  • Council Booklet – printed or saved digitally to your smartphone or other device
  • Council In Action items – benefitting Corpus Christi Metro Ministries
  • Jacket, sweater, scarf, or light blanket – it can get cold on the floor of Council!
Registration – Thursday, 10:00 a.m. through 1:00 p.m.

After arriving at the American Bank Center on Thursday, come to the first-floor atrium to register that you are here and receive a conference goodie bag. Registration will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The Diocesan Secretary must confirm attendance to make sure that the appropriate number of clergy and laity are present before Council can begin.

American Bank Center Parking:

A Three-Day Event Parking Pass will be available to purchase for $10 (cash only) from the American Bank Center’s lot attendant, which will cover event parking through Saturday afternoon. You may also purchase a one-day pass for $5 (cash only) from the lot attendant on one or more days. For reference, the American Bank Center is a one mile walk from the Omni Corpus Christi Hotel.

Council Website:

The mobile-friendly Council website,, will serve as a hub of information for business, fellowship, activities, and ministry reports during Council. All documents and videos presented during the Pre-Council Convocational Meetings, including a corrected Nominations Booklet and printable Council Booklet, are available online now, at

Click here to read full Council 2020 News, sent February 14, 2020.

See you in Corpus Christi!

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