One of San Antonio's best kept secrets

There’s one of San Antonio’s best kept secrets hiding near the hustle and bustle of Broadway and HEB’s Central Market. It’s Cathedral Park at the Bishop Jones Center which has recently been revealed in a book by Marjorie E. George, entitled Hallowed Ground.more...

SLES lends support to Harvey relief

On August 28, the St. Luke's Episcopal School, San Antonio, community began to grasp the widespread devastation and the magnitude of human needs resulting from Hurricane Harvey. The school united with the St. Luke’s parish and joined in the coordinated effort of the Episcopal Diocese of West Texas to provide hygiene kits for those affected.more...

Wickham named Bishop's Deputy for Disaster Recovery

[September 20, 2017] Bishop David Reed has called Jennifer Wickham to serve as Bishop’s Deputy for Disaster Recovery, beginning immediately and continuing at least through the end of the year. As the on-going response to Hurricane Harvey’s devastation shifts from emergency assistance to long-term rebuilding, Wickham will oversee and coordinate the recovery efforts of the diocese in the affected areas.more...

Church-School Partnerships, free fall webinars

If your congregation is active in a church-school partnership; public education advocacy; or seeking a meaningful social justice ministry, join All Our Children for a series of free webinars this fall.more...

Friendship, endurance reflected in confirmations

"With her friends and family, there seemed to be 30 people in this one picture. Everyone should invite their friends to witness their confirmation," said Bishop David Reed regarding a confirmation he presided over at Christ Church, Laredo, on Sunday, September 10. One of the teenage girls, Cati, invited six of her friends to her confirmation, after she had attended each of theirs. "Teenagers love being with their friends. What a great way to spread the Kingdom," said Reed.more...

TMI Cheer aids hurricane relief

Members of the varsity cheerleading squad of TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas took part in Harvey Relief Sunday on September 10 at Spring Creek United Methodist Church in Fair Oaks Ranch.more...

Assessing long-term needs post Hurricane Harvey

To the clergy and people of the Diocese of West Texas, September 5, 2017: As we move into the long-term recovery phase in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, please know that monetary donations are the best method to help. These donated funds allow those we are helping to buy exactly what they need, and in turn, it helps the local economy recover.more...

Finding new life at St. Peter's, Rockport

"I've never seen all the oak trees in Rockport so bare," said the Rev. Jim Friedel, rector of St. Peter's, Rockport. "When I returned from evacuating a few days ago, every single tree was bare. But today, if look closely at the oak trees on our church grounds, new leaves are budding."more...

Properties in the DWTX post Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey made landfall as a Category 4 Hurricane in Rockport, Texas, on Friday, August 25, 2017. Corpus Christi and the Coastal Bend area were all in his path. As Harvey continued to move northeast and devastate the Houston area with substantial flooding, his destruction along the coast became clear as church members and clergy began to assess the conditions of the church buildings.more...

Mustang Island Conference Center after the storm

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