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

May 28 - St. Helena's, Boerne, will hold a Service of Remembrance in honor of Memorial Day and our fallen soldiers on Sunday, May 28, at 3:00 p.m. in the sanctuary. A choir of combined area voices will sing the Requiem by John Rutter. For more information, contact Whit Matteson, choir@sthelenas.net.

May 29 - Holy Spirit, San Antonio, will host "Remembering Our Fallen," a photographic war memorial created to remember America's fallen military members who have died in the War on Terror. The display will be open to the public on Memorial Day, May 29, at the church. Because the events of September 11, 2001 were such defining moments for so many Americans, this memorial includes our country's fallen since that tragic day, reminding all of the tremendous cost of our freedom. The memorial is designed to travel to offer more people the opportunity to remember. For more information, or to help with the set-up and take-down, contact Jeanne Loggie at jloggie@sentbythespirit.org. Visit www.rememberingourfallen.org for more info on the memorial.

Summer - Join other students for Summer at St. Luke's, four one-week sessions of summer camp from June 5-30 at St. Luke's Episcopal School in San Antonio. Courses such as reading and writing workshops, LEGOs, volleyball and fencing will exercise students’ minds and bodies, taking advantage of St. Luke’s campus and facilities in a more relaxed summer setting. Morning and afternoon sessions are offered for children ages 4-13, as well as early care beginning at 7:30 a.m. Visit www.sles-sa.org for details and registration forms.

Summer - Summer at TMI - The Episcopal School of Texas offers a wide variety of camps, activities, and academic courses for children ages 5 to 18. Enrollment is open for current and non students of TMI. Camps start June 5, and full-day and half-day options are available. View the full flyer here. Also, find the extensive list of offerings and registration at www.SummerAtTMI.com. Camp themes include athletics, robotics, creative, adventure training, and academic. For more information, contact Blake Skinner at b.skinner@tmi-sa.org.

June 2-3 - "Clear to Partly Crazy," written by and starring Jaston Williams from "Greater Tuna," will be presented at the Gaslight Baker Theatre in Lockhart (216 South Main Street) on Friday and Saturday, June 2 and 3, both shows at 8:00 p.m. All proceeds benefit Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Lockhart. The show offers humorous reflections on sacred Texas subjects. General admission tickets only; each ticket is $25. Order at mygbt.org or by calling 512-398-3342.

June 4-11 - The University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee, will hold a summer choir camp for rising junior and senior high school students June 4-11 at the Choral Institute at the University of the South. The current university choir has about 50 undergraduate students, and through this summer camp, the university hopes to recruit more children with a love of music and a passion for singing. The university choir participates in liturgical services, academic services, and the annual service of Lessons and Carols, as well as Holy Week services. Daily choir rehearsals will be held, as well as private instruction, and enrichment activities with faculty from the department of music in history and theory. More information and the opportunity to register can be found here.

June 9-10 - The annual Fishin' for Mission fishing tournament will be held in Rockport Friday-Saturday, June 9-10. Hosted by St. Peter's, Rockport, Fishin' for Mission supports the diocesan world mission efforts, as well as the Odyssey After School Music Around the World program. Teams need to register by June 1. The cost is $85 per adult angler and $50 for youth 17 years and younger. Find registration and more details at www.fishinformission.org or call Mike at 210-382-3206 or St. Peter's at 361-729-2649.

June 19-21 - Oblate School of Theology in San Antonio will offer its Summer Institute 2017: The Life and Spirituality of Henri Nouwen Monday-Wednesday, June 19-21. Keynote speakers and break-out sessions will focus on Nouwen's life and legacy as an artist, a restless searcher, a hopeless romantic, a deeply committed Christian, a man of deep prayer, and a priest. Registration is $85 without meals and lodging; other options are available. For more information, visit here.

June 26-30 - Join St. Matthew's, Universal City, and Resurrection, Windcrest, for Vacation Bible School (for ages 4-11) the week of June 26-30 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. each day at St. Matthew's (810 Kitty Hawk, 78148). Parents, please sign your child up to participate by filling out a registration form at stmatts-uc.org. You can also obtain a paper form by emailing ejdjcs@att.net. The children will gather as Roman families to learn about Paul and the Underground Church in Rome. They will sing, play games, make crafts, and have lots of fun together. Contact Liz Sampson, 210-386-5999 for more information.

June 29 - St. Francis, Victoria, invites all for a continuing education opportunity on Thursday, June 29, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the church (3002 Miori Lane, 77901). Lunch is included. The Rev. Dr. Nathan Jennings, associate professor of liturgics and Anglican studies at Seminary of the Southwest will present on Liturgy and Mystery: the relationship of liturgy to reality. Jennings says, "In the liturgy we proclaim the 'mystery of our faith.' What we have come to call the 'sacraments' in the West, the Easter churches call 'mysteries.'" In this workshop, Jennings will discuss the relationship of Christian mystery, Christian ritual and what gets to count as "real." RSVP to the Rev. Stephen Carson at rector@sfvct.org.