Around the Diocese


Vital University Missions' Advent Dinners
San Antonio, TX
December 5, 12, and 19
Vital UM's Advent Dinners are an annual tradition taking place the first three Thursday evenings of Advent at 7:00 p.m.. All college-age young adults are invited to an evening of fellowship, food, and worship, hosted by Allie Melancon, Interim Director of College Missions. Click here for the address and event flyer. Contact Allie, at, with questions and to RSVP. 


January 2020

Mid-Winter Camp
Camp Capers
Session I : January 3 - 5, ninth through twelfth grade campers
Session II : January 10 - 12, sixth through eighth grade campers
Session III : January 17 - 19, third through fifth grade campers

Camp Capers hosts three weekend sessions of exciting and meaningful Mid-Winter Camp in January, focusing on a different age group each weekend. Each session has a separate staff and clergy team. Cost is $165, and scholarships are available. Click here for more information, or contact

The Order of the Daughters of the King, Diocese of West Texas Winter Assembly
St. Alban's, Harlingen
January 24 - 25, 2020
Senior and Junior Daughters, and all women, are invited to attend the Order of the Daughters of the King Diocese of West Texas Winter Assembly, featuring guest speaker the Rev. John Inserra, Rector at St. Alban's, Harlingen. Gather with Daughters of the King chapters from throughout the diocese for fellowship, worship, study, and break out sessions. Registration costs $35 for Sr. Daughters for the weekend, $25 for Saturday only Sr. Daughters, and $5 for Junior Daughters.
Click here to register online, and click here to save the paper registration form and flyer. Questions? Contact Kim Najera, DOK President, at deadline: Monday, January 13, 2020



Food for the Soul Retreat
Mustang Island Conference Center 
February 7 - 9
Food for the Soul is a weekend retreat focused on sharing food, fun, and fellowship in God's coastal creation. The Rev. Don Lee will serve as chaplain. Single occupancy rooms cost $310, and double occupancy cost $260. For more information, call Mustang Island Conference Center at 361-749-1800 or email