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.

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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.

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Church and Other Events

October 8-31 - St. Margaret's, San Antonio, will host its annual Most Sincere Pumpkin Patch October 8-31. Hours are Sundays-Fridays, noon to 8:00 p.m., and Saturdays 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Come choose from hundreds of pumpkins of all sizes; each pumpkin purchased receives a sticker with instructions to enter a national pumpkin carving contest. There will be photo opportunities with character posters from Charlie Brown's Great Pumpkin. The church and school will also host a family night on Saturday, October 28, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., with truck or treat for the kids, a bouncy house and food truck. Families are encourage to bring lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy a viewing of "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown." St. Margaret's is located at 5310 Stahl Road, 78247.

October 18 - TMI - The Episcopal School of Texas will host its annual golf tournament Wednesday, October 18, at Topgolf at The Rim, 5539 N. Loop 1604 West, San Antonio. This fun, family-friendly event for golfers and non-golfers alike is open to the entire TMI community and friends of the school for fellowship, competition, raffles, and a wonderful night out. Registration opens at 5:00 p.m., play starts at 5:30, and the awards presentation and raffle drawing begin at 7:30 p.m. To register online, visit https://www.tmi-sa.org/page/golf-tournament. For questions, contact Darcy Scrimpshire, Director of Special Events, d.scrimpshire@tmi-sa.org or 210-564-6245.

October 25 - St. Luke's Episcopal School in San Antonio will host an Admission Preview on Wednesday, October 25, at 9:00 a.m., with registration beginning at 8:45 a.m. Tours of the school will also be offered. The school warmly welcomes families interested in learning about SLES' elevated program for students in grades PK3 through 8th to explore the campus while classes are in session and to dialogue with administrators. For more information, contact Margaret Ann Casseb, director of admissions, at macasseb@sles-sa.org or visit www.sles-sa.org.

November 3-5 - St. Thomas, San Antonio, will host "Healing the Soul from the Inside Out," a conference on healing and the International Order of St. Luke the Physician (OSL) on Friday-Sunday, November 3-5. Keynote speaker, the Rev. Hugh Bromiley, the North American Director of the OSL, will inspire participants to put all problems in front of the Lord. Along with his wife, the Rev. Monte Bromiley, Hugh runs two healing centers, one near San Marcos, Texas, and one in Virginia. He has been active in healing ministry for 28 years. Hugh and Monte will each offer lectures during the weekend, and there will also be time for praise and worship and healing services. Registration is $25 per person before October 20, or $35 per person after that date. Included is snacks on Friday night, a continental breakfast and boxed lunch on Saturday, and refreshments. Find more information and the registration form here.

November 5 - St. Stephen's, Wimberley, invites all to a Jazz Mass on Sunday, November 5, at 4:00 p.m., featuring the music of the legendary and incomparable "Duke" Ellington, making this a unique musical experience. The concert is produced and directed by Paul English, composer, arranger, and internationally known jazz artist; and the instrumental music is performed by Ranch Road 12 Philharmonic. The chorus consists of members of local choirs and choruses, directed by Anne Jones. Admission is free. For more information, contact the church at 512-847-9956, 6000 FM 3237 in Wimberley, www.ststeve.org.

November 5 - St. Mark’s, San Antonio, invites you to a service of Holy Eucharist featuring Palestrina Missa Aeterna Christi munera to celebrate the Feast of All Saints on Sunday, November 5, at 5:00 p.m. 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.

November 5 - St. Luke's, San Antonio, Choir will be singing Gabriel Faure's setting of the Requiem Mass, presented in the context of a Eucharist commemorating both All Souls' Day and the upcoming Veterans Day. All are invited on Sunday, November 5, at 6:00 p.m. St. Luke's is located at 11 St. Luke's Lane, 78209.

November 10 - Come celebrate 10 years with St. Helena's Early Enrichment Program in Boerne at our Gala on November 10.  There will be live and silent auctions, raffles, delicious food and drinks, and dancing with the Lost Mule band. Please visit here to get your tickets now.

November 12 - St. Mark’s, San Antonio, invites you to a Remembrance Sunday service on Sunday, November 12, at 5:00 pm. of readings and music marking the 100th anniversary of the United States entering the First World War. We join with the Anglican Communion in remembering those who died in war and conflicts throughout the world, as we conclude the octave of All Saints. 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.

November 18-19 - Christ Church, San Antonio, will welcome Karen Vaughn on Saturday and Sunday, November 18-19. Karen is the mother of Navy Seal Aaron Carson Vaughn, who was one of 30 American warriors aboard the Extortion 17 which perished over Afghanistan on August 6, 2011. Karen, a bestselling author and speaker, will speak at the church on Saturday with a special emphasis on raising children who live life so well they leave a positive legacy, and she will also speak at the 9:00 and 11:00 a.m. services on Sunday. There is no greater love, according to Jesus, than one willing to lay down his life, and Karen’s story is one of faith, family, and love. More details to come.

December 3 - St. Luke’s Episcopal Choir, San Antonio, will present their annual Advent Procession on Sunday, December 3, at 5:00 p.m. This is a beautiful service of candlelight, music, and readings that herald the coming of Jesus, our Advent Hope. Glorious music is incorporated between readings that spell out the Advent story: Elizabeth Poston's Jesus Christ, the Apple Tree, Patrick Hadley's I sing of a maiden, and Morten Lauridsen's O nata lux de lumine, are some of the featured composers at this atmospheric service. All this is followed by wreath making and a pizza party in the gym. All are invited on Sunday, November 5, at 6:00 p.m. St. Luke's is located at 11 St. Luke's Lane, 78209.

December 10 - The Choirs of St. Mark’s, San Antonio, present Advent Lessons and Carols on Sunday, December 10, at 5:00 p.m., singing a service in celebration of the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. 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. 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.

January 11, 2018 - 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.

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.