Disaster Response for Wimberley and Acuna, Mexico

From Bishop Lillibridge, May 27, 2015: I am writing in regard to two tragedies over the weekend, one due to flooding in Central Texas, and one due to a tornado striking Acuna, Mexico, which is directly across from Del Rio on our diocesan border. Both areas are in great need, and this letter begins to explain how we might respond in concrete ways in these communities.more...

Renew & Refresh Art Gallery at St. George, San Antonio

St. George's, San Antonio, first Art Gallery officially opened this past Sunday, May 17, to celebrate the beginning of Fr. Ram Lopez’s sabbatical and to remind the congregation and all visitors to renew and refresh their lives this summer.  more...

Bishops United Against Gun Violence

SALT LAKE CITY, May 14, 2015--Bishops United Against Gun Violence, a group of more than 60 Episcopal bishops, of which Bishop Lillibridge is part, will sponsor a prayerful procession through the streets of Salt Lake City during the Episcopal Church’s 78th General Convention. The gathering is intended to urge people of faith to seek common ground in efforts to curtail gun violence.more...

TMI Athletes Headed for College Play

Three seniors at TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas signed letters of intent to play college sports during a May 11 recognition ceremony in the school’s Alkek Refectory, attended by parents, coaches and faculty.more...

#Prayersof the People at General Convention

The Society of Saint John the Evangelist’s latest project, the #Prayersof The People, invites everyone to add your prayers in words and images to The Prayers of the People at the Episcopal Church’s 78th General Convention, June 25-July3, 2015.more...

Sunday Readings Updated Weekly on Websites

[Church Publishing Incorporated] Imagine the difference a prepared, thoughtful congregation would make each Sunday morning. Preparing for Sunday automatically updates each week's readings on your website, so members can read and reflect at home before Sunday worship services.more...

Good Samaritan to Honor Max Navarro

Good Samaritan Community Services (GSCS)  is humbled and excited to honor its second recipient of the Good Samaritan Award to San Antonio Business Leader and Philanthropist, Max Navarro.more...

Applications Accepted for 2015 Jubliee Ministry Grants

Applications are now accepted for the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society 2015 Jubilee Ministry grants, announced Samuel McDonald, Director of Mission and Deputy Chief Operating Officer.more...

Episcopal Entities Host Day of the Child in Corpus

Over 30 churches and service organizations who serve children and youth are co-hosting this year’s Día Del Niño "Day of the Child" on Saturday, May 23, from noon until 4:00 pm. Supporting the City of Corpus Christi's focus on "Creating a Safe and Healthy Environment for Children and Youth," the purpose of this event is to raise awareness of services and assistance available to families, children, and youth.more...

Nominees for Presiding Bishop Announced

[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).more...