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Malawi Needs Support for Flood Affected Households

Written by Anglican Communion Staff on

Malawi is one of the world’s poorest countries and is highly prone to natural disaster every year. The Anglican Diocese of Southern Malawi (ANGSOMA) is working to support the affected communities and would like to share their situation and also ask for help from brothers and sisters around the...

St. Michael's and Austin ECW Present Gifts to Bishop Tengatenga


The Rt. Rev. James Tengatenga, Bishop of the Diocese of Southern Malawi, continued his tour of the Diocese of Texas with a stop at St. Michael’s, Austin, on Sunday, June 24. St. Michaels and Bishop Tengatenga promoted a parish to parish interchange between St. Michael’s and the parish at Mount...

Delegates Approve Partnership with Southern Malawi

Written by Carol E. Barnwell on

Following a year of study by the World Mission Board, council delegates approved a partnership between the Diocese of Texas and the Diocese of Southern Malawi at the diocese’s annual meeting in Killeen, February 13. Twenty five years ago, a young man--educated at Seminary of the Southwest as...

Council Calls for Unity, Signs Partnership with Southern Malawi

Written by Carol E. Barnwell on

More than 1000 elected delegates, clergy, visitors and exhibitors gathered in Killeen, February 12 and 13, 2010, for the 161st Council, the annual meeting of the Diocese of Texas. Hosted by St. Christopher’s, Killeen, and staffed with volunteers from the surrounding Episcopal churches...

Back to the Future

Written by Lucy Germany on

Between 1963 and 1978, a companionship between Texas and Malawi remained firm. They were years in which the word “mission” in Texas became synonymous with “Malawi.” The diocese sent groups of pilgrims to Malawi, charging them with the serious commitment—upon their return—to spread the word of...

Bishop Harrison Lays Groundwork for Mission in Malawi

Written by The Rev. Susan J. Barnes on

  On the heels of an authorizing resolution from the diocese’s 160th Council earlier this year, a small delegation led by Bishop Dena Harrison traveled to the Diocese of Southern Malawi in March. Accompanying her were myself, as chair of World Mission, and two...