Bishop Andy Doyle announced recently that he intends to ask delegates to the 163rd Diocesan Council to approve the election of a bishop suffragan for the eastern region of the diocese when they gather on February 11-12, 2012.
In the late spring of 2012, the Episcopal Diocese of Texas plans to launch a new initiative that will encourage congregations to get to know one another and help Episcopalians learn to share their stories of faith.
In 1992, when Howard Castleberry was a photographer for the Houston Chronicle, he began seeing reports come over the wire of 10,000 people a day dying in a country named Somalia.
Storm expected to make landfall on Texas coast.
Members of the Episcopal Diocese of Texas are currently working to rebuild the home of the Morris family of Smithville, Mississippi. The Morrises are victims of the April tornadoes that swept across portions of Mississippi and Alabama.
Christ Church, Tyler, recently completed their NetsforLife® campaign, raising $10,297 to purchase insecticide treated mosquito nets for the people of sub-Saharan Africa.
The Diocese of Texas has hired Andre Kierkiewicz as the new assistant to the controller. He began work on July 1 in the Office of Financial Services.
The Diocese of Texas welcomed two new additions to the Office of Lifelong Formation over the past week. Jamie Martin-Currie is the new Missioner for Christian Education and Matt Blank takes over as the Missioner for Youth and Young Adults.