Diocese of Texas

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January 29, 2014

Episcopal leaders in Galveston gather outside the former WTEC building to symbolically place memorial items at the foot of the cross. Photo: Episcopal Diocese of Texas

[Episcopal Diocese of Texas] Galveston, Texas, Episcopal leaders gathered at the former site...

November 18, 2013

[Diolog Magazine] Breaking the cycle of addiction that has plagued a family for generations takes courage and support. Jennifer has been sober for nine years, but at age 15, she began to mirror her mother’s chaotic life—having a child and getting into alcohol and drugs. Now 35, Jennifer...

October 2, 2013

Volunteers work at the Giving Fields, a local community garden.

[Episcopal Diocese of Texas] St. Stephen’s, Beaumont, left the pews on Sunday, Sept. 29, and took over the community, volunteering for non-profit organizations for their first “Service Sunday.” More...

September 19, 2013

Joyce Banda, president of Malawi, speaking during a service at Central Presbyterian Church in downtown Austin, Texas, on Sept. 18. Photo: Bob Kinney

[Diocese of Texas] Joyce Banda, president of Malawi, introduced the joys and challenges her African nation...

September 19, 2013

[Diocese of Texas] In a day when we use our bank cards for everything from putting money in the parking meter to buying a car, St. David’s in Austin couldn’t help but feel the pinch when an age-old tradition started feeling, well, too age-old.

“When we added up the numbers, it was...

September 17, 2013

[Episcopal Diocese of Texas] As part of an initiative that began in the Church of England, congregations across the Diocese of Texas took a step out of their comfort zones on Sunday, Sept. 15, and invited friends, family and even strangers to church with them. The result was hundreds of...

July 28, 2013

[Episcopal Diocese of Texas] Every summer, Missionpalooza sends youth from around the Episcopal Diocese of Texas on a common mission trip. This year, the group of 185 youth made a repeat trip to Bastrop County, Texas where a devastating fire destroyed more than 1600 homes in 2011.

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July 14, 2013

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[Episcopal Diocese of Texas] Christ Church Cathedral in Houston hosted an interfaith Iftaar on July 11, presented by the Friends of Iman, a group of young adults who organize education and interfaith activities in memory of Iman Haq, a young Muslim woman who died...

July 1, 2013

Cathedral fifth-graders cleared a deserted lot in Houston as part of the Cathedral Urban Service Experience. Photo: Luke Blount

[Diocese of Texas] When Christ Church Cathedral Youth Minister Jeremy Bradley decided to schedule a mission trip for fifth graders, he...

June 12, 2013

‘Chef Jimmy’ shows kids that cooking good food is fun and easy. Photo: Luke Blount

[Episcopal Diocese of Texas] In the Fall of 2012, Jimmy Graves saw the Rev. Robin Reeves at a Texas City business leaders meeting and knew that he wanted to see her kitchen at St...

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