“Consider the Lilies, Birds, and All Things Divine – A Healing Mud”

The Rev. Becca Stevens’ Sermon from Council Eucharist The Rev. Becca Stevens, Chaplain of St. Augustine’s Episcopal Chapel at Vanderbilt University and the president of Thistle Farms, preached during Council Eucharist at the invitation of Bishop Reed. She shared, “To really see, to gain some insight, to take in what is around us, to beContinue reading ““Consider the Lilies, Birds, and All Things Divine – A Healing Mud””

Council Worship – Live at 5:30 p.m.

Join the Episcopal Diocese of West Texas Live for our Council 2020 Worship Service, streaming from Selena Auditorium at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi! Click the button above to watch the entire service from a live video feed directly from your Facebook and worship with us from afar at 5:30pm tonight, Thursday, FebruaryContinue reading “Council Worship – Live at 5:30 p.m.”

Good Samaritan Community Services

The Rt. Rev. David Reed shares the impact that Good Samaritan Community Services has on the diocesan community, and introduces a video telling about their ongoing ministries. As a social justice ministry in the Episcopal Diocese of West Texas, Good Samaritan Community Services empowers thousands of our neighbors throughout the diocese. Under the leadership ofContinue reading “Good Samaritan Community Services”

“Small Miracles Happening Every Week”

Vital University Missions, Council 2020 Allie Melancon, Interim Director of College Missions, shares the ongoing campus outreach initiatives of the diocese, telling stories of the young people involved in Vital UM – Episcopal worshipping communities on campuses within the Diocese. She concludes the report saying, What our young people want from the Church are peopleContinue reading ““Small Miracles Happening Every Week””

“Wisdom, Integrity, Service, Excellence, and Reverence”

TMI Episcopal, the Rev. Scott Brown The Rev. Scott Brown, Headmaster of TMI Episcopal, reports on the activities, mission, and goals of the flagship school of the Episcopal Diocese of West Texas. He shares, “ TMI remains committed to strong academics as well as balance and wellness.  One does not come at the expense ofContinue reading ““Wisdom, Integrity, Service, Excellence, and Reverence””

“What Makes Episcopal Schools Different?”

The Commission for Episcopal Schools Report, Council 2020 Mary Katherine Duffy, Bishop’s Deputy for Episcopal Schools, reports on her first year serving in this role and emphasizes the remarkable ministry of Episcopal Schools. She begins by sharing what makes Episcopal Schools different, including that “the Baptismal covenant is reflected in our schools most often throughContinue reading ““What Makes Episcopal Schools Different?””

“Weaving New Threads”

The Commission for Disaster Response Report, Council 2020 Jennifer Wickham, Bishop’s Deputy for Disaster Recovery shares her reflection on several years of recovery following Hurricane Harvey and recommends congregational preparedness resources moving forward. Nearing the close of her time serving as Bishop’s Deputy for Disaster Recovery, the Rt. Rev. David Reed and the diocese givesContinue reading ““Weaving New Threads””