Diocesan Council is the annual business meeting of the diocese held every February.
Opening worship will be held Thursday evening, February 15,
2018at First Baptist Church, 500 Webster Ave, Waco, TX 76706 at 6:00 p.m. Clergy processing areto wear cassock, surplice andwhite stoles. Vesting is at the church, beginning at 5:30 p.m. There will be signs guiding you to vesting room.
To learn more about the Rt. Rev. Jane Alexander, preacher for Council's worship service, and Bishop of
Download worship booklet (in English and Spanish)
All voting will be done electronically using smartphones, tablets
andlaptops. Wi-Fi access will be provided to each delegate, but electricity will not be. Before you register people, you will need to know if delegates can bring their own mobile device or will need to borrow one. If your alternates do not plan to share a device with your delegates, you will need to count them also. The online registration form will ask how many devices the Diocese will need to provide for those not able to bring their own.
The following Waco hotels are offering discounted rates for the Episcopal Diocese of Texas, based on a first-come, first served basis:
Comfort Suites North
810 I-35 North
Holiday Inn Express Waco South
5701 Legend Lake Parkway
Holiday Inn Waco Northwest
1801 Development Blvd.
254.799.9997 (contact Debbie Lowe)
Homewood Suites by Hilton
5620 Legend Lake Parkway
254.644.4663 (contact Morgan Black)
211 Clay Ave.
(contact Jacquelyn Baumann)
Quality Inn and Suites South
2410 South New Road
Sleep Inn and Suites
I-35, Exit 328
254.420.3200 (contact Jordan Lowe)
TownePlace Suites Waco South
5621 Legend Lake Parkway
254.744.2009 (contact Donna Holdbrook)