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Bishop of the Anglican Church of Canada to Preach at Council

Bishop of the Anglican Church of Canada to Preach at Council

Written by EDOT Staff on

Bishop Jane Alexander, guest preacher at this year’s Diocesan Council, is one of five female Anglican bishops in Canada. Raised in a nonreligious household, Bishop Alexander’s unlikely calling survived an early ban on attending church by her non-believing parents.

Missional Church is Focus of 168th Council

Missional Church is Focus of 168th Council

Written by Carol E. Barnwell on

Grounded in Scripture and Worship From the opening worship of the Episcopal Diocese of Texas’ 168th Council, Thursday evening to the opening gavel on Friday morning, being “missional” and building “missional communities” were reflected in worship and business as more than 900 delegates, clergy...

Bishop's Presentation 167th Council Part II of II

Bishop's Presentation 167th Council Part II of II

Written by C. Andrew Doyle on

**Note: A letter read by the Rev. Russell Levenson is included here as the following remarks by Bishop Doyle refer to it.    Letter:   “As clergy serving the Episcopal Diocese of Texas, we support the leadership of our Bishop, The Right Reverend C. Andrew Doyle, and we...

167th Council Wrap Up

167th Council Wrap Up

Written by Carol E. Barnwell on

Delegates at the 167th Council of the Diocese of Texas heard Bishop Andy Doyle’s strident call for unity and a focus on mission, passed of $10M budget, adopted a much needed reordering of Canons, approved voting rights for youth delegates, honored Treasurer Bob Biehl and welcomed a new diocesan...

Bishop's Presentation 167th Council Part I of II

Bishop's Presentation 167th Council Part I of II

Written by C. Andrew Doyle on

  Like last year, I am going to break my address into two sections. The first is a presentation on mission and the second will come later in our program prior to our report from Constitution and Canons.   I want to begin with a favorite quote from liturgist Dom Gregory Dix wrote on...

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