St. Luke's Episcopal Health Charities (SLEHC) in Houston is taking significant strides forward in its “research informed grant making.” Established in 1997 by the Diocese of Texas, the agency is focused on evidenced-based interventions in communities that are underserved by medical facilities.
The St. James’ House board of trustees announced May 22 that it had hired an interim executive director to replace Merrilee Hawk, who resigned earlier in May to help care for an ailing parent. Hawk has only been at St. James’ since January 3.
Bishop Andy Doyle was among a number of bishops attending the College for Bishops conference this week.
Diocesan Emergency Response Coordinators, Archdeacon Russ Oechsel and the Rev. Gill Keyworth, will be leading a team of spiritual care workers to Mississippi in the heart of the April tornado damage.
Bishop Doyle was awarded an honorary doctorate from Virginia Theological Seminary.
Melva Harris received the 2011 Mayor’s Volunteer Houston Award, which promotes volunteerism by recognizing local citizens for acts of uncommon volunteer service.
In February, the Diocese of Texas committed to purchasing one NetsforLife® malaria net per each of its 27,700 families this year, and many churches have already reached the goal.
Galveston Island will fill with the sounds of joy when the 10th Annual Gospel by the Sea concert returns June 11.