[May 1, 2015] The nominees for the 27th Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church have been announced in a report posted by the Joint Nominating Committee for the Election of the Presiding Bishop (JNCPB). The report, filed for the Blue Book, is available here (in English, Spanish, and French).
For the second year, multiple non-profit agencies in San Antonio and surrounding counties will take part in The Big Give. From midnight to midnight on Tuesday, May 5, a 24-hour giving period will take place, allowing individuals to give donations online to one or multiple causes.
[Episcopal News Service] Episcopal Relief & Development is working with the ecumenical ACT Alliance in Nepal and local partners in northern India and southwest China regarding urgent needs and assessment efforts following the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck near Kathmandu on the morning of April 25.
New and returning recipients of the Robert B. Taylor ’39 Scholarship at TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas met with trustees of the Taylor Scholarship Fund for the annual Taylor Scholars Luncheon on April 28.
FIRST LEGO League (FLL) was founded in 1989 to inspire young people's interest and participation in science and technology. So while there is nothing new about Robotics clubs, starting the program at the elementary level bears mentioning. Sandra Morfitt, who teaches Science to grades 4, 5, and 6 at Episcopal Day School (EDS) in Brownsville, was first invited to participate in a Robotics event at UTB a few years ago.
TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas announced its 2015-2016 Alkek Scholars and Frost Scholar during daily chapel April 13.
Cathedral House Gallery
proudly presents a stunning new show
Celebrations and New Beginnings
Opening Reception: Sunday, May 3
3:00-5:00 p.m. at the Bishop Jones Center
111 Torcido Dr., San Antonio, TX 78209
Forward Movement is pleased to announce the release of Through the Lens: A Presiding Bishop’s Ministry to the World, featuring photographs and reflections on the ministry of Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori, captured by her spouse, Richard Schori.
[April 13, 2015] Registration is now open for The Episcopal Church Young Adult Festival, which is scheduled to run concurrently with the 78th General Convention of The Episcopal Church, June 25 – July 3, in Salt Lake City, UT (Diocese of Utah). The event is planned and hosted by the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society.
For the tenth year in a row, St. George Episcopal School in San Antonio is celebrating a huge "Chain of Love" domino-toppling event to help those in need. Last year the event raised over $18,000, and each dollar was represented by a domino in an enormous chain on the gymnasium floor. It took almost ten minutes for the chain to fall!