The Church Planting Initiative was created in 2016 by Bishop Reed, and the task force that formed looked at diocesan history, chances to increase vitality in this major initiative, and the road forward. “We are now ready to choose a church planter,” said the Rev. Ripp Hardaway. “We want to get started as soon asContinue reading “Church Planting Initiative”
Sarah Kates, the chair of the Christian Formation Committee, said she is “one of the many passionate people in this diocese about spiritual formation.” “I am asking you a rhetorical question – what do you want for your church in terms of Christian formation? You’re going to say, ‘We want to be relevant and engagingContinue reading “Christian Formation”
The Rev. Canon Mark Stevenson, director of Episcopal Migration Ministries, served as the keynote speaker during the Bishop’s Luncheon on Friday, February 23. He said, “This is an interesting time to be a director of a national resettlement ministry.” Stevenson continued with sharing facts and statistics about refugees, some personal stories, and the heart ofContinue reading “Episcopal Migration Ministries – Bishop’s Luncheon presentation”
Presiding Bishop of the Anglican Church of Mexico, Bishop Francisco Moreno, brought greetings to Diocesan Council and told of the ministries in Northern Mexico and around the country.
ChumneyTribute from Episcopal Diocese of West Texas on Vimeo.
You can listen to the full report from Dr. Marthe Curry here: You can also hear the address given by Bishop David Bailey of the Episcopal Mission of Navajoland here: Dr. Marthe Curry, director of World Mission, said, “I am so happy to be here to tell you where all we have been this year,”Continue reading “World Mission and Bishop David Bailey”
In celebration of the Episcopal camping ministries of our diocese, the Camps and Conferences folks have created a new Camps Video featuring our summer programs at Camp Capers, Mustang Island Conference Center, and Duncan Park in Colorado. Please watch and enjoy stories from warmer days in the Hill Country, our Gulf Coast, and the ColoradoContinue reading “Camps and Conferences 2018 Video”
Bishop Reed delivered his annual address to Diocesan Council on Friday morning, February 23. Read it here. Listen it here: Watch it here:
“Bishop Reed has asked us to read the whole Bible this year, and he thinks that’s a good idea. Now I will tell you why it is a bad idea,” said the Rt. Rev. Jennifer Brooke-Davidson, bishop suffragan of the diocese, in the opening of her Council Eucharist sermon. Watch her sermon below: