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Summer Camp with a Difference

Summer Camp with a Difference

Written by Harold Gordon and Jack Karn on

Each summer at Camp Allen these experiences come to life in the many great programs offered by the Episcopal Diocese of Texas. In focus are the ones offered by Jerusalem Peacebuilders (JPB), a unique nonprofit ministry that works to promote peace by cultivating understanding and mutual respect...

St. Vincent’s House Set to Celebrate MLK Day Jan. 21

St. Vincent’s House Set to Celebrate MLK Day Jan. 21

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St. Vincent’s House will host its annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Unity Prayer Circle from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Monday, Jan. 21, in the SVH courtyard at 2817 Alfreda Houston Place (Postoffice Street) in Galveston. In case of inclement weather, the event will be held indoors, downstairs at SVH.

Foundations Align Grants With Vision For Growth

Foundations Align Grants With Vision For Growth

Written by Carol E. Barnwell on

Ministry in the Diocese of Texas has benefited from the generosity and foresight of many people. In 1950, when Bishop Clinton Quin first sought funding for St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital in the Texas Medical Center, he went to Houston oilman Roy Cullen and asked for a million dollars. Cullen...

Recovery Takes a Village and a Long Time

Recovery Takes a Village and a Long Time

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At the end of 2018, thousands continue to live in mold-filled, unsafe homes, many with no basic utilities. “There are families still living in flooded homes that have not been mucked out,” said Debbie Allensworth, associate at St. Andrew’s, Pearland. Without the Church’s bold leadership and...

Living Gospel, Community Impact Drive Vision

Living Gospel, Community Impact Drive Vision

Written by C. Andrew Doyle on

There is much to give thanks for as we look back at 2018 and much to be excited about as we look ahead to 2019. We are a part of a story that stretches into the many contacts of the 57 counties and the lives around us. This is all in turn part of a wider community of dioceses within the...

New Church Plants Seek Reflections of Diverse Communities

New Church Plants Seek Reflections of Diverse Communities

Written by Carol E. Barnwell on

Part of the diocesan vision for church growth is planting three new churches annually. This year three clergy were named to begin work in northeast Houston, south Austin and Pflugerville. The Rev. Carissa Baldwin McGinnis, the Rev. Brin Bon and the Rev. David Peters will spend the upcoming...

Slate for Bishop Suffragan Announced

Slate for Bishop Suffragan Announced

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The Rev. Hannah E. Atkins Romero, the Rev. Canon Glenice Robinson-Como and the Rev. Canon Kathryn (Kai) Ryan have been approved to stand for election as Bishop Suffragan of the Diocese of Texas, the diocesan Standing Committee announced today. Atkins Romero is Rector of Trinity, Houston...

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