Houston, Texas–Religious leaders teamed up to release an interfaith message about keeping Houston safe, together and faithfully. The message reflects waiting to perform in-person worship, and following local guidelines to avoid community spread of COVID-19.
“I am Palmer” is a series of articles written by parishioners at Palmer Memorial Episcopal Church about their experiences in the time of COVID-19. With our close proximity to the Texas Medical Center and Rice University, the Palmer community has a unique insight into the halls of hospitals and...
There is much talk and political activity these days about reopening and getting back to “normal.” We must resist getting back to normal. We must refuse to go back to the way we were. The ideals of our democracy demand that we construct a “new normal” and reject the former.
As Episcopalians, as often as we go through the liturgy, we confess our sins to God, the things we have done and the things we have left undone. The part we play in our sins of commission are often more readily recognizable and thus more likely to be confessed and repented of than in our sins of...
Eighth-grade Spartan Zach Geller and his younger sister, Lauren, were distressed to learn about the many Austin-area residents who lost their jobs due to COVID-19. Fearing their families would go hungry, the pair decided to create a local food drive to help them.
When Austin's stay at home order first happened David Peters got restless.
The Abundant Harvest Kitchen, a new Spring-based nonprofit food pantry and gathering center founded by the St. Isidore Episcopal Church community, is working to provide meals for area residents experiencing food shortages related to the coronavirus outbreak.
Author, intellect and activist, W. E. B. DuBois, said “Although the Episcopal Church was the first American Church to receive Negro members, the growth of that membership has been small. This was the one great church that did not split on the slavery question, and the result is that its Negro...