Ten new Episcopal Church missionaries, all representing different dioceses, are either on their way, or are about to embark, to mission placements located in eight international locations.
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.
Having previously announced the upcoming St. Paul’s Cathedral 300th Anniversary event scheduled for October 25 at the Houston Country Club, organizers have now postponed the event until late February, 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.
The Executive Council of the Episcopal Church encouraged services on the weekend of September 10-11, 2011 in honor of the 10th anniversary of the attacks on the United States.
Applications for 2011 and 2012 Jubilee Ministry grants are now being accepted in four categories for mission and ministry throughout the Episcopal Church.
The new www.cpg.org website is organized around who the user is – cleric, lay employee, or administrator.
The Diocese of Texas has hired Andre Kierkiewicz as the new assistant to the controller. He began work on July 1 in the Office of Financial Services.