The people of St. Mark’s, San Antonio invite you all to attend the 117th Annual Council of the Episcopal Diocese of West Texas – taking place in San Marcos, February 25 – 27, 2021*. *Council 2021 dates corrected, as of Feb. 25, 2020
Thank you to the amazing, artistic, wholehearted Council 2020 Host Churches: All Saints’, Corpus Christi and Trinity by the Sea, Port Aransas!
The Committee on the Bishop’s Address Report Use the audio player below to listen to the Committee on the Bishop’s Address report, presented as Prayers of the People. Click here to save a PDF version of the Prayers of the People, written by the Committee on the Bishop’s Address, for use in your congregation.
The Rev. Canon Alissa Newton, Canon for Congregational Development in the Episcopal Diocese of Olympia, brings greetings and encouragement from the Episcopal Diocese of Olympia, and invites all clergy and lay leaders to attend the inaugural West Texas College for Congregational Development in September 2020. Visit dwtx.org/ccd for more information about the College for CongregationalContinue reading “You’re Invited to the College for Congregational Development!”
Bishop of Navajoland, the Rt. Rev. David Bailey, greets Diocesan Council and gives thanks for the continuing friendship and partnership between the two dioceses.
The World Mission Department Report, presented by Dr. Marthe Curry, Director of World Mission.
Ad-Hoc Budget Priorities Committee Final Report, shared by Tommy Funk Use the audio player below to listen to the final report of the Ad-Hoc Budget Priorities Committee. Ad-Hoc Apportionment and Shared Ministry Committee Report, shared by the Rev. Ram Lopez and Richard Mosty Use the audio player below to listen to the Ad-Hoc Apportionment andContinue reading “Executive Board Ad-Hoc Committee Reports”
The Rev. John Badders, Dean of the West Texas Iona School for Ministry, reports on the bi-vocational clergy training program, thanks clergy mentors, and invites the entire diocese to gather and celebrate our first graduating class at TMI Episcopal on Saturday, June 13th at 10:00 a.m.
Committees and Commissions, Confirmed by Council 2020 Use the audio player below to listen to Committee and Commission nominations by the Rt. Rev. David Reed, confirmed by Council 2020. Commission on Ministry The Rev. James Friedel, Chair St. Peter’s, Rockport The Rev. Mike Besson,, Ex-Officio DWTX The Rev. Chris Caddell Holy Spirit, Dripping Springs The Rev.Continue reading “Nominations by the Bishop”
Needing a HandThere is work to be done in the Kingdom,This is easier said than done,But just like stained glass windows,Many pieces must point to the sun.With the eyes of our hearts enlightenedWe gather to strengthen our souls.We search for our own special missionMoving forward with each of our roles.As hands are painted with colorsContinue reading “The Collaborative Banner Unveiled”