On Tuesday at the House of Bishops meeting in Quito, Ecuador, the Rt. Rev. Andy Doyle, Bishop of Texas was elected to a three year term on the board of the College for Bishops along with Honduras Bishop Lloyd Allen and Kansas Bishop Dean Wolf.
The Episcopal Diocese of Texas and individual churches have been collecting donations of goods and money across the state. The communications office has been flooded with emails and newsletters calling for donations, and then reporting the amounts collected.
The Mission Funding process remains the primary way that we as a Diocese engage in shared outreach. In response to the objectives outlined in the Diocesan-wide visioning work done with Bishop Doyle, the 2012 catalog is somewhat different from prior catalogs.
Bishop Andy Doyle visited Bastrop over the weekend, meeting with the Rev. Lisa Hines of Calvary, Bastrop along with Mayor Terry Orr, and County Judge Ronnie McDonald.
Bishop Doyle offers thoughts and prayers on the tenth anniversary of 9/11.
Jesus teaches us: “Look around you, and see how the fields are ripe for harvesting. (John 4:35)”
As the Diocese of Texas continues in its effort to purchase almost 30,000 nets for Episcopal Relief and Development's NetsforLife® program, churches are finding new ways to fund the efforts aimed at eradicating Malaria.
The wildfire raging about 30 miles east of Austin, Texas, had already claimed her home, so the Rev. Lisa Hines was taking no chances Sept. 6. She carefully packed Eucharistic vessels from Calvary Church, Bastrop, into her car, in case a speedy getaway became necessary.