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.
Episcopalians sponsored the 8th Annual Health Fair on August 27 at the Westland YMCA in Southwest Houston.
Barrett Jean Hollingsworth, a senior at St. Andrew's School, Austin, is one of 11 distinguished high school visual artists selected citywide to participate in Austin Pictures, a multimedia event taking place at 8 p.m. on Saturday, October 1 in the 2200-seat Austin City Limits Live Theater.
Holy Trinity Episcopal School, Houston, celebrated the opening of its twelfth school year recently with the news of two national distinctions for outstanding efforts by its parent and student community.
In today’s world of decreasing church attendance, changing parish demographics, and difficult economic times, it is essential that all of us optimize the stewardship of the resources with which we are blessed.
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.
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.