Consecration Service

July 29, 2017
11:00 a.m.
Christ Episcopal Church, San Antonio

Bishop Suffragan-Elect, the Rev. Jennifer Brooke-Davidson, will be ordained a bishop during a worship service held on July 29, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Christ Episcopal Church, San Antonio (510 Belknap Place, 78212). The Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church, the Most Rev. Michael B. Curry, will preside and preach.

A reception on the lawn, the "Best Church Picnic Ever" will follow the worship service with fried chicken and all the sides.

This service is open to all in the diocesan family; no registration is required.


Childcare - Registration will close Thursday, July 27, at 5:00 p.m.

Christ Church will provide childcare during the consecration service on July 29 for infants through Pre-K. Older children are invited to join their parents in the service. Pre-registration for children in childcare is required.



Pies for dessert!

To all bakers: please bring your homemade pies (pre-sliced in disposable pie pans) to the Christ Church kitchen on Saturday morning, July 29, to be served during the picnic lunch for our new Bishop Suffragan, the Rev. Jennifer Brooke-Davidson. No ice-box pies, please. With any questions, call the church office at 210-736-3132.


Presiding Bishop's visit:

Conversation with the PB (for clergy)
Christ Church, San Antonio
Friday, July 28
10:00 a.m.
Conversation with the Presiding Bishop, for all clergy in the diocese.

Artemisia Bowden "Holy Woman" Awards
Christ Church, San Antonio
Friday, July 28
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Artemisia Bowden "Holy Woman: Celebrating a Saint" awards to be presented to Dr. Adena Williams Loston, president of St. Philip's College in San Antonio, and Bishop Gary Lillibridge, ninth bishop of the Diocese of West Texas.

Consecration of Bishop Suffragan-Elect
Christ Church, San Antonio
Saturday, July 29
11:00 a.m. (see info above) 

Presiding Bishop's Visit
St. Luke's, San Antonio
Sunday, July 30
9:00 a.m. continental breakfast
9:30 a.m. forum setting with Bishop Curry
10:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist with Bishop Curry presiding
Childcare will be available for children in Kindergarten and younger. For more information, contact the church office at 210-828-6425.


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