“Shared Success and Gratitude” – Good Samaritan Community Services Report

[AUDIO RECORDING PENDING] The Rev. Michael Chalk, Board Chairman, and Mr. Simon Salas, CEO give the report on Good Samaritan Community Services, a ministry of the Diocese of West Texas, which serves as a catalyst for change, supporting youth, individuals, and families, by providing excellent community services to overcome economic poverty. Mike Chalk shares, “DuringContinue reading ““Shared Success and Gratitude” – Good Samaritan Community Services Report”

“Stewards of the Mysteries and Manifold Grace of God” – Diocesan Bishop’s Address

The Rt. Rev. David M. Reed, Diocesan Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of West Texas, makes his annual address to Diocesan Council 2019. In his address Bishop Reed expands on staff transitions in the diocesan office, expresses thanks for diocesan clergy, welcomes special guests, adds detail to the diocesan scripture theme, reflects on last year’sContinue reading ““Stewards of the Mysteries and Manifold Grace of God” – Diocesan Bishop’s Address”

Bishop Brooke-Davidson Preaches on the Healing at the Pool at Council Eucharist

The Rt. Rev. Jennifer Brooke-Davidson preaches on John 5: 1 – 9, The Healing at the Pool of Bethesda, at Council Eucharist on Thursday evening of Council 2019: “Now in Jerusalem by the Sheep Gate there is a pool, called in Hebrew Beth-zatha, which has five porticoes. One man was there who had been illContinue reading “Bishop Brooke-Davidson Preaches on the Healing at the Pool at Council Eucharist”

“A Block at a Time” – The Rt. Rev. David Bailey, Bishop of Navajoland

The Rt. Rev. David Bailey, Bishop of Navajoland, returns to our diocese to address Council about our blossoming mission partnership. Bishop Bailey has served as Bishop of Navajoland since August 7, 2010. Bishop Bailey shares, “I want to express our appreciation for walking with us in our journey to rebuild over the last year. I’mContinue reading ““A Block at a Time” – The Rt. Rev. David Bailey, Bishop of Navajoland”

“A Year of Risk-Taking” – Department of Communications Report

Ms. Emily Kittrell, Director of Marketing & Communications reports on the new Department of Communications at the Diocese of West Texas. Emily officially introduces herself and colleague Ms. Laura McGrew, Manager of Communications, shares the direction for the department, and begins a conversation with the audience through participation in a real-time digital polling tool. EmilyContinue reading ““A Year of Risk-Taking” – Department of Communications Report”

“Challenged and Cherished” – TMI Episcopal Report

The Rev. Scott Brown, Headmaster, TMI-Episcopal reports on TMI Episcopal in the Diocese of West Texas. TMI Episcopal is a coed, college-preparatory school for students in grades 6-12. Its rich history dates back to 1893 when the school was founded by the Episcopal Diocese of West Texas and has grown to become the excellent academic communityContinue reading ““Challenged and Cherished” – TMI Episcopal Report”

Honoring of the Rt. Rev. Benito Juarez-Martinez, Bishop of the Diocese of Southern Mexico

The Rt. Rev. Benito Juarez-Martinez, Bishop of the Diocese of Southern Mexico is honored on the occasion of his retirement, after many years of shared ministry and friendship between our dioceses. Martinez was ordained to the priesthood in 1973 and the Episcopate on November 13, 1999. About his ministry, he says, “My life with JesusContinue reading “Honoring of the Rt. Rev. Benito Juarez-Martinez, Bishop of the Diocese of Southern Mexico”

Revitalizing Stewardship in the Diocese of West Texas

The Rev. Jason Roberts, Rector at Holy Spirit, San Antonio, introduces, Richard Rogers, Consultant of Horizons Stewardship who reports on Revitalizing Stewardship in the Diocese of West Texas. As part of the diocesan effort to re-energize and support stewardship within local congregations, the Stewardship Department is hosting a series of three day-long workshops: Revitalizing Stewardship PartsContinue reading “Revitalizing Stewardship in the Diocese of West Texas”