Church Events

Church Events

Church and Other Events (below) lists all upcoming events at our various churches, schools, and other agencies of interest. Contacts and links for more information are listed.

Around the Diocese

Around the Diocese is a listing of all upcoming events that are sponsored by the departments and ministries of the Diocese of West Texas. Online registration, if available, is noted.

Monthly Calendar

The Monthly Calendar allows the viewer to see diocesan events during the specified month. A click on each event will lead to more information.

 

Church and Other Events

Good Samaritan Community Services is requesting donations of school supplies for the annual school supplies drive serving 300 children and youth in San Antonio. Donations may be dropped off at the Main Campus in San Antonio anytime before 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 1st. Please email Kathleen Judson Dove at kathleen.dove@goodsamtx.org to receive the needs list and coordinate items your congregation will provide. If you or your parish would like to contribute financially, we provide 300 students with $20 worth of supplies to help ensure their success in school this year. Monetary donations can be accepted by check made out to "Good Samaritan Community Services" for School Supplies or by credit card online at donate.goodsamtx.org with "School Supplies" in the comment box.

Open Table webinars - You are invited to learn more about the Open Table through an upcoming webinar. During this one-hour webinar, you will hear an overview of the Open Table Model, how Open Table is impacting communities around the country and how your faith community/organization can use the Model in your community. Please see the attached invite as well as information about Open Table and other resources. We hope you can participate in one of the webinars this summer, and please consider inviting and sharing with others. Webinar dates: Tuesday, July 24 at 1:00 and 6:00; Thursday, July 26 at 12:00 and 7:00; and Monday, July 30 at 2:00. To register for a webinar, click here.

July 30 - August 3 - Swim on over to Reconciliation, San Antonio, for VBS: Shipwrecked. The fun begins on Monday, July 30 and ends on Friday, August 3, from 8:30 a.m. to noon. All "rising" kindergarteners to "rising" 5th graders are invited to "come ashore," for a week filled with silliness, laughter, and amazing memories. You will "swim away" knowing that Jesus Rescues! The cost is free, but space is limited. Online registration is available at: www.vbspro.events/p/rec. Any questions? Call/text Jennifer Murphy at 210-725-3080 or email at jennifer@cor-satx.org. Church of Reconciliation is located at 8900 Starcrest, 78217 / 210-655-2731.

August 5 - All diocesan school heads of school and board members are invited to attend a lecture with dinner on Sunday, August 5, beginning at 5:30 p.m. in Ayres Hall at TMI Episcopal in San Antonio. Rob Hershey, principal of Hershey Leadership Consulting will speak on "Why independent schools? Today's challenges and opportunities." Hershey is the former Headmaster of Episcopal High School (VA), the Collegiate School (VA), Durham Academy (NC), and former president of The Association of Boarding Schools, Virginia Association of Independent Schools, and North Carolina Association of Independent Schools. Dinner will follow the lecture, so please RSVP to Mrs. Alex Hernandez at 210-564-6111 by July 25.

September 10 - The 4th annual AACAT Human Trafficking Conference will be held at the Norris Conference Center in San Antonio on Monday, September 10 (618 NW Loop 410, 78216). Come and learn about human trafficking in San Antonio from top experts in their fields. Presentations on labor trafficking, legislative updates, child sex trafficking, and modern day slavery will be offered. Earn up to 5 CEU credits. More information to come; save the date for now.