TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas welcomed more than 500 students to its Summer at TMI camps and courses – a record-high number of participants since the program began in 2013.
Each summer, Good Samaritan Community Services welcomes more than 350 kids to its campus to spend the summer expanding their minds, meeting new friends, and building a future beyond the boundaries of poverty. The goal of Camp Good Sam is to combat the "Summer Slide," by continuing to help youth acquire the life and academic skills necessary for personal success, graduation from high school, and the pursuit of college or career training.
The following information was provided by St. Stephen's, Wimberley, Flood Relief Coordinator, Robin Roberts. Roberts sends out frequent emails with resources for those devastated by the Memorial Day weekend floods, as well as updated volunteer opportunities.
St. Luke’s Episcopal School graduate, Shelby Atherton, will dance with the prestigious RPM Tap Ensemble in the Third Coast Rhythm Project’s Summer Tap Festival. The festival's Jazzed on Tap Showcase will be held at the Jo Long Theater for the Performing Arts in San Antonio on July 18 at 8:00 p.m.
History is written for Artemisia Bowden 45 years after her departure. After action by both the House of Bishops and the House of Deputies at the 78th General Convention of The Episcopal Church, Bowden will now be listed among other saints of The Episcopal Church in "Holy Women, Holy Men: Celebrating the Saints."
During the afternoon session of the House of Bishops at the 78th General Convention of The Episcopal Church, both Bishop and Catherine Lillibridge received the 2015 Heroes of Camping Ministry award from the Episcopal Camps and Conferences Center (ECCC).
The National Episcopal Church Women's (ECW) Distinguished Woman Luncheon was held in Salt Lake City on Sunday, June 28, as part of the ECW 48th Triennial meeting. This luncheon honors distinguished women from dioceses all over the world every three years. This year, Marjorie George received the honor for the Diocese of West Texas.
The Episcopal Church Foundation has just published a new edition of Vestry Resource Guide which is distributed through Forward Movement and is available in English and Spanish, and in both print and e-book formats.