FROM the Church News Council 2012 Insert at Church News For the 108th time, clergy and laity representing the congregations and institutions of the Episcopal Diocese of West Texas – as well as many guests and presenters – will gather for our annual Diocesan Council as we carry on the work and ministry of ChristContinue reading “2012 Theme “Abound in Hope””
The official Report of the Diocesan Nominating Committee to the 108th Annual Diocesan Council has been posted online. To see the potential nominees who have allowed their names to be place on the ballot visit each of the related webpages below or on the left-hand navigation. Each page contains: The number of people to beContinue reading “Nominees for Election at Council 2012 Online”
During Council this year we will have a chance to come together in formal worship three times. First, we will celebrate our Council Eucharist on Thursday, February 16 at 6:00 pm in Exhibit Hall B of the McAllen Convention Center. On Friday, the day begins with Morning Prayer at 8:00 am in Exhibit Hall BContinue reading “Worship at Council”
Be the first to register your attendance at Council 2012 in McAllen February 16 – 18, 2012. Our registration process will be very similar to last year, but with a more user-friendly interface. A registration letter and instructions from the host committee has been mailed to all clergy and churches with all the details. OrContinue reading “Council On-line Registration Opens Today”
Council 2012 will be February 16 – 18, 2012 at the McAllen Convention Center. Council-dwtx.org updates have started, although “tentative” is often the catch phrase, you will find new information in many of the areas including: The tentative Agenda Tentative Pre-council dates (locations have not been confirmed) Tentative Council fees on the Registration page ThursdayContinue reading “Council 2012, let the planning begin!”
Council 2012 will be at the McAllen Convention Center beginning at 1:00 pm Thursday, February 16, 2012 through Saturday February 18 at noon. With St. John’s Episcopal Church McAllen again serving as the host committee, you can expect another wonderful event bigger and better than 2009. Details will begin to develop in September with informationContinue reading “Council 2012 information coming soon!”
On Thursday afternoon of Council we saw a short video that Bishop Lillibridge called “A Message from Our Sponsor”. This video has been added to the bottom of the “Council Live” page of the Council website at https://council-dwtx.org/council-live/. Enjoy.
107th Council of the Episcopal Diocese of West Texas Council Action Summary Click here to read the summary provided by The Rev. David Read, rector of St. Luke’s, San Antonio, and diocesan secretary.
Bursting through the Council doors to guitar and song, 170 young people and their sponsors paraded to the front to be commissioned to go out to three locations today to do service work. After staying over at Christ Chapel (formally St. Mark’s, San Marcos) last night, today the youth will spend the day working toContinue reading “Youth in Action Commissioning”
Cathy Villani, St. Thomas, San Antonio, and Ann Allen, St. Luke’s, San Antonio, have accepted the positions of co-chairs of the Department of Christian Education and Formation, following the retirement of full-time director, Lou Taylor. Cathy and Ann have been on the committee for a number of years, and are energetic to reinvent their rolesContinue reading “Christian Education Under Construction”