[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] To help understand the current situation with Syrian refugees, the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society will present two live webinars, both 60 minutes long, on Thursday, November 19 and Monday, November 23 to examine this emerging refugee crisis.
St. Luke’s School, San Antonio, has been chosen as one of the Silver & Black Give Back’s 2015-16 Team Up Challenge semifinalists. Semifinalists were selected based on proposals submitted for projects to improve their communities. The school was awarded $2,500 to begin its service learning project. Semifinalists were announced in a surprise ceremony on the grounds of the AT&T Center, with help from Spurs forward Boris Diaw, the Silver Dancers, the Rampage Ice Girls, the Coyote, T-Bone, and Andrew Monaco.
Sixteen enthusiastic readers from St. Luke’s Episcopal School, San Antonio, took to the stage at the 2015 Texas Book Festival in Austin on Saturday, October 17, to announce the 2016-2017 Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List. The event was sponsored by the Texas Library Association (TLA).
The Gathering, the annual conference of Recovery Ministries of the Episcopal Church (RMEC) was an exciting and energizing event held October 29-31 in Seattle. Attendees were from all over the country, including a group from the Diocese of West Texas.
Cathedral House Gallery proudly presents a Holiday Art Show and Gift Market: "Wonder of Wonders"
[Episcopal Relief and Development] Daniel McNeel 'Neel' Lane, Jr., has been appointed the new chair of Episcopal Relief & Development's Board of Directors, effective November 1. Lane is a member of St. Paul's, San Antonio. The appointment was made by The Most Rev. Michael B. Curry, newly installed Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church, who transitions to the position of honorary chair. Lane has served on Episcopal Relief and Development's board since 2011 and has chaired the Governance committee since 2012.
From DWTX Legacy Giving: Congress has yet to take action on a bill that would reinstate the IRA Charitable Rollover, which offers tax savings for some donors 70½ and older.
St. Luke's Episcopal School is set to host Kaleidoscope, its annual “fun” raising event to benefit educational upgrades and enhancements for the students of the school. The special evening will be held on Friday, November 13, at 6:30 p.m. at the San Antonio Country Club and will include dinner, live and silent auctions, and live entertainment.
[Episcopal News Service – Washington, D.C.] At the start of his All Saints Sunday installation Eucharist in Washington National Cathedral, Presiding Bishop Michael B. Curry declared his bona fides to the church.