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 30 - St. Francis, San Antonio, will hold a Taize service on Wednesday, May 30, at 6:30 p.m. Taize prayer is a simple and peaceful meditation with readings, music, silence, and light. Come and let the Holy Spirit wash over you as you turn the noise and busyness of your daily life over to God. St. Francis is located at 4242 Bluemel, 78240.

Summer (June 4 - July 21) - Summer at TMI Episcopal in San Antonio will offer new camps and courses along with returning favorites for students ages 5 and up. Summer academic courses will be offered, as well as summer camps focusing on art, robotics, and sports. A half- and full-day Activity Camp with group games and creative, interactive play will also be available. Summer at TMI begins June 4 and ends July 20. Families may mix and match morning and afternoon activities, with a discount for those registering for four or more. Drop-off begins as early as 7:30 a.m., with pick up until 5:30 p.m. Registraiton is open for all, and a complete course / camp catalog is available at www.SummerAtTMI.com. For details, contact Blake Skinner, summer coordinator, at b.skinner@tmi-sa.org or 210-564-6188. Learn more on the DWTX Blog.

June 4-7 - Christ Church, San Antonio, presents Vacation Bible School - Babylon Monday-Thursday, June 4-7, from 9:00 a.m. to noon each day. This year, VBS kids will step back in time and explore ancient Babylon with Daniel and his friends. Children ages four years through 5th grade will have a blast with unique crafts, exciting games, tasty snacks, great music all while learning about God’s love in a beautiful setting. Younger children are welcome with an adult volunteer. VBS Volunteers needed: Volunteering is an easy and fun way to help your church. There are jobs for all ages and interests and most jobs are in the shade of our beautiful trees or in the air conditioning. We especially need teens graduating 5th grade and older. Up to 20 hours of service credit can be earned. Register to attend or volunteer today at www.cecsa.org/vbs. Questions? Please contact Amy Case (amygcase@gmail.com) or Lauren Vielock (lauren@brandingworksltd.com).

June 5 - Church of the Holy Spirit, San Antonio, will host a movie and panel discussion on human trafficking on Tuesday, June 5, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. The Commission for Women's Ministry will also serve as host; and the panel participants include: Denise Barker, Executive Director of Magdalena House, San Antonio - moderator; Saul Castellanos, President and CEO of Freedom Youth Project; Maricela Morales, Deputy Chief BCJPD and Alamo Area Coalition Against Trafficking Chair Coordinator; and Kathy Bogie, Executive Director of Magdalene House, Kerrville. Human trafficking impacts all of us even if we are unaware of the red flags. The movie, "Be the One," and panel of experts will share with us how to know more and protect our community. Individuals, churches, and organizations are encouraged to RSVP to Dana Sommers at wsommers@satx.rr.com or 210-771-7168.

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.

June 18-20 - Oblate School of Theology in San Antonio presents its Summer Institute 2018: Downward Mobility, Monday, June 18, through Wednesday, June 20. This year's Summer Institute will explore the call to imitate Christ’s example of downward mobility. Keynote speakers include: Shane Claiborne, Robert Ellsberg, Sue Mosteller, David Haas and Ron Rolheiser. Much more information can be found here. Conference registration is $85 with lodging available.

June 19 - Good Samaritan Community Services in San Antonio will host an Open House on Tuesday, June 19, from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. All are invited to see how your investment changes lives in San Antonio through Camp Good Sam each summer. Come learn about the value of the program, meet and hear stories from the youth, and better understand the impact your support makes. Learn more and RSVP here. GSCS is located at 1600 Saltillo St., 78207.

June 25-29 - St. Matthew's, Universal City, and Resurrection, Windcrest, are joining forces to present Vacation Bible School 2018: Babylon, Daniel’s Adventures in Captivity. VBS will be held June 25-29, 8:30-11:30 a.m. at Resurrection, located at 5909 Walzem Rd., San Antonio TX. There is no cost for attendance, and registration is open to children from 4 to 12 years of age. Online registration is available, find the link on St Matt’s website http://www.stmatts-uc.org/ Questions? Contact Dorcas Sampson tante_d@att.net, 210-260-5212 or Elizabeth Sampson ejdjcs@att.net, 210-386-5999.

September 10 - The 4th annual AACAT Human Trafficking Conference will be held at the Norris Conference Center in San Antonio on Monday, September 10 (618 NW Loop 410, 78216). Come and learn about human trafficking in San Antonio from top experts in their fields. Presentations on labor trafficking, legislative updates, child sex trafficking, and modern day slavery will be offered. Earn up to 5 CEU credits. More information to come; save the date for now.