Around the Diocese


Ad-Hoc Committee on Apportionment Convocational Meetings
March 1 through April 2
The four remaining Convocational Meetings to discuss the apportionment, hosted throughout the Diocese are canceled for the time being. These meetings have been an opportunity to discuss the current apportionment structure, its history, and potential future scenarios. For more information, contact the Rev. Ram Lopez or Richard Mosty, Co-Chairs of the Ad-Hoc Apportionment Committee.

Nails & Prayers Retreat
Camp Capers
April 3 - 5
The Nails and Prayers Service Retreat at Camp Capers is canceled. Contact Lisa Wray, at, for more information.

The Good, the True, and the Beautiful Retreat
Camp Capers
April 17 - 19
The Good, the True, and the Beautiful Retreat is a story-telling and spirituality retreat hosted by the Rt. Rev. David Reed. Keynote speakers, Dr. John Price (Houston-based therapist, retreat leader, and musician) and Patrice Pike (Austin-based musician and founder of Step Onward, a nonprofit for young adult survivors of homelessness) will share how self-knowledge and life experiences can inform luminous stories and songs of faith. The retreat will also have afternoon creativity sessions with local artists, delicious meals, and time for fellowship and personal reflection. Registration costs $235 per person for double-occupancy lodge rooms, $150 per person for cabin group lodging, and $100 for commuters. Contact Camp Capers, at, for more information.

Spring Women's Gathering
Camp Capers
April 24 - 26
Sign up for the Spring Women's Gathering, hosted by the Commission for Women's Ministry (ECW), and rediscover the unconditional love of God. The weekend facilitator, Cheryl C. Jones is a local motivational speaker and author who will help participants rewire outdated thinking, regain confidence, redefine purpose, and reignite passion for self, others, faith, and life! Check-In will begin Friday at 3:00 p.m. The retreat starts with dinner at 5:00 p.m. and will conclude after Eucharist, Sunday morning. The retreat cost is $245 per person for   Click here to view the flyer. Contact Linda Hollingsworth with questions.


The 2020 Bishop's Valley Golf Classic will be rescheduled for Friday, June 19 at the Harlingen Country Club
Join Bishop Reed for a day of golf, fun, and fellowship in support Vital University Missions. Vital UM helps college students make life-giving, life-altering, and life-finding connections with Christ, their campus, their city, and the Church. Individual player registration costs $150, with several sponsorship levels as well. is now open for the 2020 Bishop’s Valley Golf Classic at the Harlingen Country Club (5500 El Camino Real, Harlingen). Contact Leslie Mixson, at for more information.

Spiritual Retreat in Recovery
Camp Capers
May 1 - 3
The Spiritual Retreat in Recovery at Camp Capers is canceled. Contact Lisa Wray, at, for more information.

Nestled in beauty, founded on fun, rooted in faith: Registration is open for 2020 Summer Camps, Family Camps, and year-round retreats at Camp Capers, Mustang Island Conference Center, and Duncan Park. Our diocesan camping programs provide opportunities for children, adults, and families to experience the beauty of creation, have fun with friends, and grow in faith, rooted in the transforming love of Christ. Visit for more information and registration. Click here to read a Letter from the Directors regarding Summer Camp 2020 and COVID-19.