“The Ethics of Disagreeing: A Way of Being with One Another When We Disagree”

Dr. Scott Bader-Saye, Academic Dean andProfessor of Ethics and Moral Theology at Seminary of the Southwest, spoke at the Bishop’s Luncheon on Friday. He shared, “There are certainly things [we argue about], whether they are on the broad political spectrum or just things in your own parish that may not be at the level ofContinue reading ““The Ethics of Disagreeing: A Way of Being with One Another When We Disagree””

“We Will Remain United Through Christ”

Visiting Bishops from the Anglican Diocese of Southeastern Mexico The Rt. Rev. Benito Juarez-Martinez, Bishop of Southeastern Mexico, brought greetings to the Episcopal Diocese of West Texas on behalf of his churches, clergy, and parishioners. He shared how he had been blessed personally by the years of partnership and fellowship between the two dioceses, endingContinue reading ““We Will Remain United Through Christ””

“With the Eyes of our Hearts Enlightened” – the Bishop’s Address

Click here to download a written transcript of the 2020 Bishop’s Address. The Rt. Rev. David Reed addresses the 116th Annual Diocesan Council of the Episcopal Diocese of West Texas, inviting the assembly to “Consider this Council [as giving] us the optimal lenses through which we can see more clearly—see one another, see the world,Continue reading ““With the Eyes of our Hearts Enlightened” – the Bishop’s Address”

“Short and Sweet” – Report of the Episcopal Church Foundation in West Texas

Dan Butt, Executive Director of the Episcopal Church Foundation in West Texas, shares the history and recent 2019 performance of the Foundation. Dan shares, “The Foundation was created to invest for the diocese, its churches and schools and affiliated institutions. The current investment program has been in existence for a little over 20 years –Continue reading ““Short and Sweet” – Report of the Episcopal Church Foundation in West Texas”

“Opportunity for the Diocesan Family” – The Douglass Foundation Scholarship Committee

The Rev. Stephen Carson shares with Council about the work of The Douglass Foundation Scholarship Program. Established to support the fields of education, entrepreneurship, science and the arts in the Diocese of West Texas, the foundation has awarded $650,800 to 39 recipients since 2000. This scholarship is for those seeking advanced degrees in the fieldsContinue reading ““Opportunity for the Diocesan Family” – The Douglass Foundation Scholarship Committee”