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From the Bishop
July 17, 2020

Requesting Humanitarian Aid for Migrants in Texas

Sharing an Urgent Request for Humanitarian Assistance for Migrant Families in Texas.

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From the Bishop
July 2, 2020

Camp Capers Cancels 2020 Summer Camp

The Next Right Step: Canceling Modified Summer Camp at Camp Capers

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From the Bishop
July 1, 2020

The Next Right Step: Responding to Increasing COVID-19 Rates

Recommitting to reducing risk is grounded in our call and commitment to love one another as Christ loves us.

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From the Bishop
June 19, 2020

Amending Guidelines for Phased Reopening of Churches

The Rt. Rev. David M. Reed amends diocesan guidelines for the phased reopening of churches, permitting meetings of Vestry/Bishop's Committees, AA, 12-step groups, and other support groups related to social services.

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From the Bishop
June 4, 2020

Statement on George Floyd and Racial Violence

Mourning George Floyd, Addressing the Peaceful Protests, and Opposing Racial Violence

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From the Bishop
June 2, 2020

Regarding Summer 2020 Church Apportionments

Executive Board and Diocesan Bishop Authorize Apportionment Cancellation Requests for Churches During Summer Months

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From the Bishop
June 1, 2020

Guidelines for Episcopal Schools Summer Programs

Guidelines for Episcopal School Summer Programs, between May 31 and August 31, 2020, require that School Heads and Rectors work together to draft and implement customized plans that honor the intent of the Guidelines for Phased Church Reopening

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From the Bishop
May 21, 2020

The Next Right Step: Regarding the Phased Reopening of Churches

The Rt. Rev. David Reed offers a reflection, as well as clarifications and emphases as congregations plan to begin in-person worship following Guidelines for a Phased Reopening in effect after May 24th

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From the Bishop
May 1, 2020

Guidelines for the Phased Reopening of Churches

"I was glad when they said to me, 'Let us go to the house of the Lord.'" (Psalm 122:1)

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From the Bishop
April 24, 2020

The Next Right Step: Extending Restrictions

The Rt. Rev. David Reed extends the suspension of in-person worship and meetings through Friday, May 15th. "Together we are proactively slowing the spread, protecting the most vulnerable among us, and 'flattening the curve.'"

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From the Bishop
April 12, 2020

"Tangible Resurrection: Easter Sunday"

Tangible Resurrection: Keeping Holy Week in a Time of Distance" – Easter Sunday A Holy Week video mini-series from the Rt. Rev. David Reed, Bishop of West Texas

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From the Bishop
April 12, 2020

Seek the Abiding Joy of Easter and Worship the Risen Lord

An Easter Letter to the Diocese from the Rt. Rev. David Reed

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From the Bishop
April 9, 2020

"Tangible Resurrection: Good Friday"

"Tangible Resurrection: Keeping Holy Week in a Time of Distance" – Good Friday A Holy Week video mini-series from the Rt. Rev. David Reed, Bishop of West Texas

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From the Bishop
April 7, 2020

"Tangible Resurrection: Maundy Thursday"

"Tangible Resurrection: Keeping Holy Week in a Time of Distance" – Maundy Thursday A Holy Week video mini-series from the Rt. Rev. David Reed, Bishop of West Texas

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From the Bishop
April 3, 2020

"Tangible Resurrection: Palm Sunday" - From Bp. Reed

Tangible Resurrection: Keeping Holy Week in a Time of Distance" – Palm Sunday A Holy Week video mini-series from the Rt. Rev. David Reed, Bishop of West Texas

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From the Bishop
April 2, 2020

"Tangible Resurrection" - A Video Series From Bp. Reed

Tangible Resurrection: Keeping Holy Week in a Time of Distance" A Holy Week video mini-series from the Rt. Rev. David Reed, Bishop of West Texas

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From the Bishop
March 27, 2020

The Next Right Step: Apportionment And Public Worship

The Next Right Step: An Update and Continuing Responses to COVID-19 from the Rt. Rev. David Reed

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From the Bishop
March 18, 2020

The Next Right Step: Public Gatherings Suspended

The Next Right Step: Two Week Suspension of Public Worship and Meetings "Those who dwell in the shelter of the Most High, abide under the shadow of the Almighty. They shall say to the Lord, “You are my refuge and my stronghold, my God in whom I put my trust.” (Psalm 91:1-2)

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From the Bishop
December 22, 2019

A Christmastide Letter From Bishop Reed

Christmastide 2019: Because it is Christmas, may we be peace-makers, joy-bringers, light-bearers.

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From the Bishop
November 29, 2019

An Advent Letter From The Rt. Rev. David Reed

We are an Advent people — living in between what has been and what shall be.

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