The Rev. Canon Mark Stevenson, director of Episcopal Migration Ministries, served as the keynote speaker during the Bishop’s Luncheon on Friday, February 23. He said, “This is an interesting time to be a director of a national resettlement ministry.” Stevenson continued with sharing facts and statistics about refugees, some personal stories, and the heart ofContinue reading “Episcopal Migration Ministries – Bishop’s Luncheon presentation”
The Commission for Women’s Ministries hosted the “Honored Women’s Luncheon” before Diocesan Council began on Thursday, February 22. Women who were voted by their church as the “honored woman” were recognized and given a yellow rose and a beautiful power blue framed embroidered canvas naming their distinction. Linda Howard Hillin, the Honored Woman from St.Continue reading “Honored Women’s Luncheon”
Do you want to provide engaging and relevant Christian Formation for your congregation? Are you a volunteer or paid staff strapped for time, feeling lost or not knowing where to start? We know how you feel. Come to the Christian Formation Luncheon to be inspired. Learn the importance of digital communication and walk away withContinue reading “Inspiration for Christian Formation”
Because all good things come with food, you have two opportunities to enjoy a delicious lunch in the presence of ministry before Diocesan Council begins on Thursday, February 22. Both the Commission for Women’s Ministry and the Department of Christian Education will host gatherings beginning at 11:15 a.m. The Commission for Women’s Ministries (C4WM) invitesContinue reading “Council Luncheons”
Bishop Lillibridge’s Luncheon Presentation from Episcopal Diocese of West Texas on Vimeo.
Let’s Talk. Over Lunch. As the roles of women change in society, so do the ministries they do and the ministries they serve. Join a luncheon conversation just before Council opens on Thursday, February 23, on the many ways in which women’s ministries can serve God, the church, and each other. Go home with ideasContinue reading “Women’s Ministries Luncheon on Thursday”
Before the official start of Diocesan Council 2016, the Christian Faith in Action (CFA) luncheon welcomed Dr. Kathy Dittman, a small animal doctor and member of St. Alban’s, Harlingen, as the keynote speaker. Dittman is an advocate for and devoted supporter of Prevent Child Abuse Texas (PCAT) and a participant in the organization’s Walk toContinue reading “Kathy Dittman Inspires at CFA Luncheon”
The Most Rev. Dr. Katharine Jefferts Schori, Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church, speaks on “Abundant Life” during the Bishop’s Luncheon at the 111th Diocesan Council on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. The Most Rev. Dr. Katharine Jefferts Schori Presentation from Episcopal Diocese of West Texas on Vimeo.
Arrive in San Marcos a little early this year and attend the Christian Faith in Action Luncheon titled “Church Ministries/Public Schools.” There are important ministries to public schools going on daily through churches like Christ Church, Reconciliation, and Grace Church in San Antonio, St. John’s in New Braunfels, and St. Peter’s in Kerrville. These churchesContinue reading “Are you missing the call to serve in public schools?”
There is a new page on the Council 2014 website. Found in the left-hand navigation under “Activities” this “Speakers” page will highlight the presenters that will inspire us during the three days of Council, Feb 20 – 22, 2014 at the Embassy Suites Hotel, Spa and Conference Center in San Marcos, TX. This week weContinue reading “More about our Speakers”