Council Eucharist Sermon, Bishop Lillibridge

Bishop Gary Lillibridge delivered the sermon during the 113th Diocesan Council Eucharist service on Thursday, February 23. After plenty of jokes and laughter, he focused on the diocesan theme: “Behold, I make all things new,” and he encouraged all to offer themselves for the sake of others and to become God’s partner in making thingsContinue reading “Council Eucharist Sermon, Bishop Lillibridge”

Council Theme – Introduction and Bible Study

Behold! God is at work. He has already overcome death, and we believe in his saving grace. We see a new horizon, whether this resembles a welcome small change in our lives worthy of praise or a grand movement proclaiming God’s kingdom here on Earth. God is making all things new, each and every day.Continue reading “Council Theme – Introduction and Bible Study”

Have banner? Will travel (to Discernment Forums)

Did you see the banner “wall” created by the Host Committee and displayed in Selena Auditorium during Eucharist at Council 2013?  Well, here it is! And this year, Council 2017 planners will be recreating this beautiful backdrop for our Worship on Thursday evening of Council, but we need your banner NOW! Please bring your congregation’sContinue reading “Have banner? Will travel (to Discernment Forums)”

Registration is Open Online

Online registration for Council 2015 to be held February 26 – 28 at the Embassy Suites and Convention Center in San Marcos is now available.  And this year the church with bragging rights of “first to register” goes to St. Andrew’s, Brackettville, followed closely by St. Matthew’s, Kenedy.  Registration will close on Friday, February 13,Continue reading “Registration is Open Online”

Have banner? Will travel (to PREcouncil.)

Highlighting the theatrical setting of Selena Auditorium, planners will be pre-hanging the banners from rigging above the stage providing a beautiful backdrop for our worship on Thursday evening of Council.  Please bring your congregation’s banner early to one of the PreCouncil meetings in January.  Diocesan staff will deliver them to Council.  No stands will beContinue reading “Have banner? Will travel (to PREcouncil.)”