As the Diocese of Texas continues an energetic response to relief efforts after Hurricane Harvey’s punishing rains, churches and volunteers from across the country have offered help. Within the diocese, congregations have sent teams to muck out homes and church buildings, helping both neighbors...
As the Diocese of Texas continues an energetic response to relief efforts after Harvey’s punishing rains, churches and volunteers from across the country have offered help. Within the Diocese congregations have sent teams to muck out homes and church buildings, neighbors and strangers.
"I invite your prayers for Florida who even now face Irma. For those suffering after the earthquake in Mexico. For those who face Jose and Katia and for those facing firestorms in California. We know your fear, your grief, your trial. We send you our love and support."- Bishop Andy Doyle
When catastrophe strikes, instinctively we reach out to those we love whom we fear may be in harm’s way. I reached out to our good friends in the Episcopal Diocese of Texas: Bishop Andy Doyle, and two former Church House staff members, Jason Evans and Simon Bautista, who now serve that great...
Betty Lessert rummaged through the remains of the M I Lewis Social Service Center for any salvageable items. The five feet of water from Tropical Storm Harvey had destroyed almost everything. Meat sat rotting in the food pantry’s refrigerator as she continued to wait for a promised dumpster. The...
As the remnants of Hurricane Harvey continue to move eastward, the greater Beaumont area is left reeling with high floodwaters, little electrical power and virtually no clean water supply.
A look at how Episcopalians are joining the cleanup effort after Hurricane Harvey and finding new ways to minister to their neighbors.
Wednesday update on response to Harvey in the Diocese of Texas.