Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and Bishop David Reed Introduce 2019 Diocesan Theme

The Rt. Rev. David Reed introduces our theme, saying “‘Walk in love as Christ loved us’ is our Council theme, as well as the Bible verse (from Ephesians) that will illumine and shape our mission and ministries in 2019. Throughout Council we will connect this passage to our Presiding Bishop’s call to the whole ChurchContinue reading “Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and Bishop David Reed Introduce 2019 Diocesan Theme”

Diocesan Council 2019 – Day One

Bienvenido a Council 2019! Here’s a preview of what’s in store for us all today, Thursday, February 21. 10:00 a.m. Registration opens (Room 101A) Exhibit Booths open (Ballroom and Lobby) Council Prayer Room opens (Boardroom 1) 11:15 a.m. Christian Formation Educator Luncheon (Room 101C) Commission for Women’s Ministries Luncheon (Room 103) 1:00 p.m. Business SessionContinue reading “Diocesan Council 2019 – Day One”

Last Day to Register

Registration closes today at 10:00 pm! We hope you are ready to see us as much as we are ready to see you! But first, you must register to come to Diocesan Council, February 22-24 (barely a week away!) Online registration for CHURCHES (clergy, delegates, alternates, and clergy spouses) and VISITORS closes on Monday, February 11. If your registration isContinue reading “Last Day to Register”

Council Hotel Rooms

It’s definitely time to finalize your hotel room needs for Diocesan Council, February 22-24, in McAllen. Call your hotel directly and update your existing reservations to the correct names of people attending.  Visit the Hotel page for contact information. If you have extra rooms at Embassy Suites, CAMBRiA, Home2 Suites or LaQuinta to return, pleaseContinue reading “Council Hotel Rooms”

Youth In Action 2019 – Registration Opens

Youth in Action 2019 has two main opportunities to serve this year: The Comfort House in McAllen – a nonprofit ministry providing end-of-life care to people no matter “their age, race, ethnicity, religion, social status, or ability to pay, taking care of loved ones as if they are their own.” Youth will help with outdoor paintingContinue reading “Youth In Action 2019 – Registration Opens”

2019 Registration Open

Council Signup Registration is now open for all Council attendees.  Look to the pages on the left under the “Signup” section for additional information. Our registration process will be very similar to last year with three (3) primary registration forms Church Registration for Clergy, Delegates, Alternates ($165 fee) and Clergy Spouses ($120). Individual Registration forContinue reading “2019 Registration Open”

McAllen Hotel Rooms Available Now

Council 2019 will be held Thursday, February 21 – Saturday, February 23, 2019 at the McAllen Convention Center.  Since our last visit to the Valley in 2016, four hotels have been constructed on the convention center property, and are within easy walking distance to the convention center.  In addition, the diocese has contracted with fourContinue reading “McAllen Hotel Rooms Available Now”