Bishop Gary Lillibridge invited Diocesan Council to engage in a second Bible study, focusing on the word “strength” as found in the verse representing the annual theme, “The joy of the Lord is your strength” (Nehemiah 8:10). “Like ‘joy,’ the word ‘strength’ and its various derivatives, can be found throughout Scripture. According to my concordances,Continue reading ““Strength” Bible Study”
The Rt. Rev. Benito Juarez-Martinez, Bishop of the Diocese of Southeastern Mexico offered words during this year’s Council:
Dr. Adena Loston, the current president of St. Philip’s College, also addressed Council, reporting that St. Philip’s now enrolls 12,000-plus students yearly in a variety of degree programs, many in vocational areas. The school graduates the largest number of licensed vocational nurses of any college in the state. To hear the the introduction, click here:Continue reading “Artemisia Bowden and St. Philip’s College – Audio Reports”
Bishop Gary Lillibridge delivers his annual address to the 112th Diocesan Council and calls for the election of a Bishop Suffragan.
The Rt. Rev. David Reed opened Diocesan Council with prayers, following a moment of silence held to remember Jack Hebdon, the former chancellor of the Diocese of West Texas, who died on Friday, February 12, at the age of 93. He was the longest serving chancellor in the Episcopal Church (42 years).
Dan Butt, Executive Director of the Episcopal Church Foundation in West Texas delivered his annual report and gave an update on the endowment.