The people of St. Mark’s, San Antonio invite you all to attend the 117th Annual Council of the Episcopal Diocese of West Texas – taking place in San Marcos, February 25 – 27, 2021*. *Council 2021 dates corrected, as of Feb. 25, 2020
The Rev. Canon Alissa Newton, Canon for Congregational Development in the Episcopal Diocese of Olympia, brings greetings and encouragement from the Episcopal Diocese of Olympia, and invites all clergy and lay leaders to attend the inaugural West Texas College for Congregational Development in September 2020. Visit dwtx.org/ccd for more information about the College for CongregationalContinue reading “You’re Invited to the College for Congregational Development!”
Bishop of Navajoland, the Rt. Rev. David Bailey, greets Diocesan Council and gives thanks for the continuing friendship and partnership between the two dioceses.
The World Mission Department Report, presented by Dr. Marthe Curry, Director of World Mission.
The Rev. John Badders, Dean of the West Texas Iona School for Ministry, reports on the bi-vocational clergy training program, thanks clergy mentors, and invites the entire diocese to gather and celebrate our first graduating class at TMI Episcopal on Saturday, June 13th at 10:00 a.m.
The Rev. Beth Wyndham thanked the Bishop Reed and the diocese for their prayers, support, and partnership over the last twelve months. She shared, “We look forward to the years to come where we continue to grow partnerships so that we can all continue to build the kingdom of God together. There is much toContinue reading “Church Planting”
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””
Insights from Revitalizing Stewardship Program in 2018 and 2019, shared by Richard Rogers of Horizons Stewardship Click here for more information about Horizons Stewardship.
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”
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””