As fires are raging across the state, parishes in Diocese of Texas are working to help tame the blazes and care for the homeless. At last report, over 1,000 homes have been destroyed and thousands of families have been evacuated as drought stricken forests and high winds fuel the flames.
Noted photographer and Epiphany, Houston, member Carol Andrews Jensen is featured among other artists from Epiphany in the current exhibit at EDOT Gallery, 1225 Texas Ave., Houston at the Diocesan Center, through October 28.
In 1992, Martha Lewis had a good job as a supervisor for regulatory affairs at a natural gas pipeline company in Houston, but after some soul searching, she left her stable job behind to follow what she considered to be a calling to the performing arts.
Imagine what would happen if clergy and lay leaders of our congregations were intentional about making the community around them a mission field?
Churches throughout the Diocese of Texas are preparing commemorative services for the 10th anniversary of the attacks of September 11, 2001.
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.