Pre-Council 2020 Recap and Final Deadlines

As the Rt. Rev. David Reed shared at each Pre-Council Convocational Meeting, “We don’t host Council for the sake of hosting Council, we do it for the sake of strengthening the mission and ministry of the churches of our diocese.” During these meetings, Bishop Reed and diocesan staff introduced items that will come before DiocesanContinue reading “Pre-Council 2020 Recap and Final Deadlines”

Resolutions from the Constitutions and Canons Committee

Rod Schneider with the Committee on Resolutions presents two resolutions: Resolution 1-2019 on Canon 9, Section 4 regarding Synod of the Province delegates Resolution 2-2019 on Canon 15, regarding Episcopal Schools Both resolutions pass after a brief discussion from the floor. You can read the full text of the resolutions here. The complete diocesan Constitutions andContinue reading “Resolutions from the Constitutions and Canons Committee”

Grace Church, San Antonio, parish status

Welcome in with a loud celebration and a standing ovation, members of Grace Church, San Antonio, walked around the floor of Diocesan Council and made their way to the front, as they were welcomed as the newest parish in the Diocese of West Texas. What began in the Rev. Jay and Jamie George’s living roomContinue reading “Grace Church, San Antonio, parish status”

Committee on Resolutions and discussion on the floor

Three resolutions were presented by Rod Schneider with the Committee on Resolutions: Resolution 1-2018 on the Diocesan Budget Resolution 3-2018 Initial Response to General Convention Resolution D013 Resolution 4-2018 on Stewardship You can read all the resolutions on the Go Green page. All 3 resolutions passed after a brief discussion from the floor, which youContinue reading “Committee on Resolutions and discussion on the floor”

Trinity by the Sea, Port Aransas, becomes a parish

Trinity by the Sea, Port Aransas, marched onto the floor of Council in joyous celebration accompanied by ukuleles and a beautifully painted surfboard, as the 113th Diocesan Council resolved the church to parish status. Watch the celebration below and see pictures here. Trinity by the Sea, Port Aransas becomes a parish at Diocesan Council fromContinue reading “Trinity by the Sea, Port Aransas, becomes a parish”

Pre-council Packets and Anglican Covenant

The Pre-Council page has been updated to include items distributed in the delegate packets including Nominations, Resolutions, Proposed Statement on Anglican Covenant, Council in Action poster and information, Council Live poster plus Mrs. Barrington visits Council flyer.  For your reading pleasure the Anglican Communion Covenant, Commentary on Section IV, and Supplemental information from Council 2010Continue reading “Pre-council Packets and Anglican Covenant”