Church Events

Church Events

Church and Other Events (below) lists all upcoming events at our various churches, schools, and other agencies of interest. Contacts and links for more information are listed.

Around the Diocese

Around the Diocese is a listing of all upcoming events that are sponsored by the departments and ministries of the Diocese of West Texas. Online registration, if available, is noted.

Monthly Calendar

The Monthly Calendar allows the viewer to see diocesan events during the specified month. A click on each event will lead to more information.

 

Church and Other Events

December 16 - St. Mark's, San Antonio, invites you to a Christmas Pops Concert on Saturday, December 16, at 5:00 p.m., a festive evening of music for the entire family. Highlights include Tchaikovsky Nutcracker Suite; Leroy Anderson Sleigh Ride; Frosty the Snowman; and ‘Twas the night before Christmas. Free parking is available in the lot at the corner of Jefferson and East Pecan, next to the church. Learn more about St. Mark’s and the music program at www.stmarks-sa.org.

December 16 - St. Paul's, San Antonio (1018 Grayson St.), presents Lessons and Carols for Advent on Saturday, December 16, at 5:00 p.m. Readings, congregational carols, and choral music focus on the coming of Jesus Christ, the Savior of the world. Visit http://stpaulssanantonio.org.

December 17 - St. Mark’s, San Antonio, invites you to the Christmas Pageant and Living Nativity on Sunday, December 17. The annual Christmas pageant will be performed by the children at 9:00 a.m. in Gish Hall. Following the pageant, live animals including goats, ducks, sheep, and the famous “Seth the Donkey” will help us create our own living nativity - a great opportunity for families to take pictures and videos and to enjoy meeting the animals. If you would like for your child to participate in the Christmas pageant, please contact Joe Causby (jcausby@stmarks-sa.org), rehearsal will be on December 16 at 3:30 p.m. For more information, contact the church office at 210-226-2426.

December 17 - St. George, San Antonio, invites all to its worship offering at 10:45 a.m. on Sunday, December 17, for the joyous Lessons and Carols service led by the Music Ministry and Lector Ministry. This annual presentation is a wonderful tradition that celebrates the pairing of beloved scriptures with melodies and songs that celebrate the coming birth of our Savior. Come and hear how God’s message speaks to the people during this time of reflection, prayer and song. All are welcome for this service, and nursery is provided.

January 9, 2018 - Beginning January 9, a six-week class entitled "Broken Body, Healing Spirit: Lectio Divina and Living with Illness" begins at Oblate Theological Seminary in San Antonio on Tuesdays from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. Facilitators are the Rev. Mary C. Earle (retired, DWTX) and Rosalyn Falcon Collier. During the six weeks of this class, participants will explore ways to live prayerfully and honestly with chronic, progressive and/or terminal illness. Sessions will include quiet prayer, lectio divina, teaching and community building. To see registration details, please click here.

January 11 - A World Tour of Baroque – Thursday, January 11, at 7:00 p.m. at St. Mark’s, San Antonio -  A concert given by the faculty of the Alamo Baroque Festival. Free parking is available in the lot at the corner of Jefferson and East Pecan, next to the church. Learn more about the Alamo Baroque Festival at www.alamobaroquefestival.org

January 13 - Festival Concert – Saturday, January 13, at 3:00 p.m. at St. Mark’s, San Antonio - A concert featuring choir, period orchestra, and world-famous soloists performing Handel Dixit Dominus, Zadok the Priest, and Purcell Welcome to all the Pleasures. Free parking is available in the lot at the corner of Jefferson and East Pecan, next to the church. Learn more about the Alamo Baroque Festival at www.alamobaroquefestival.org.

February 18 - Organ Recital – Sunday, February 18, at 5:00 p.m. at St. Mark’s, San Antonio, Joseph Causby, St. Mark’s Organist and Choirmaster, performs a concert on our Austin/Kegg Pipe Organ. Free parking is available in the lot at the corner of Jefferson and East Pecan, next to the church. Learn more about St. Mark’s and the music program at www.stmarks-sa.org.

February 21 - The Whitley Theological Center in San Antonio presents Jon M. Sweeney to speak on the life and career of Phyllis Tickle, teacher, poet, publisher, journalist, pray-er, and Evangelist of Emergence Christianity, on Wednesday, February 21, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Registration is $20 and is available online at www.ost.edu or by phone at 210-341-1366 ext. 212. Phyllis Tickle died at 81 in September 2015. Before her death, she named Sweeney her official biographer. Jon has finished the book, which is to be published in February 2018 when he comes to OST to give a lecture on the life and career of this extraordinary woman. To learn more, click here.

March 25 - Passiontide Lessons and Carols – Sunday, March 25 at 5:00 p.m. - St Mark’s, San Antonio, invites you to a service of readings and music for Holy Week. Free parking is available in the lot at the corner of Jefferson and East Pecan, next to the church. Learn more about St. Mark’s and the music program at www.stmarks-sa.org.

April 29 - Fiesta Concert – Sunday, April 29 at 7:00 p.m. - The Choirs of St. Mark’s and Temple Beth-El join with YOSA in presenting Bernstein Chichester Psalms. This concert will take place at Temple Beth-El, located at 211 Belknap 78212.

June 11 - Concert by New York Polyphony – Monday, June 11 at 8:00 p.m. at St. Mark’s, San Antonio - Classical Vocal Quartet. Free parking is available in the lot at the corner of Jefferson and East Pecan, next to the church. Learn more about St. Mark’s and the music program at www.stmarks-sa.org.

June 13 - Choral Evensong – Wednesday, June 13 at 5:00 p.m. - The Choirs of St. Mark’s sing music of Parry, Dyson, and Smith. Free parking is available in the lot at the corner of Jefferson and East Pecan, next to the church. Learn more about St. Mark’s and the music program at www.stmarks-sa.org.