Diocese of Texas

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February 11, 2008

Episcopal Diocese of Texas Bishop Don Wimberly said February 8 that the diocese's ecclesiastical court will convene in a month to consider the priestly orders of a retired priest who was found to have molested students in the 1960s.

"We are committed to protecting all of God's children...

July 12, 2007

The Rev James L. Tucker, a retired Episcopal priest, is accused of sexual misconduct with a minor while he was chaplain at St. Stephen's Episcopal School in Austin from 1960-1968.

The office of Episcopal Diocese of Texas Bishop Don Wimberly received an independent report as a result of...

May 23, 2007

Bishop Don A. Wimberly of the Episcopal Diocese of Texas will throw out the first pitch at the fifth annual Episcopal Night. The July 3 Houston Astros vs. Philadelphia Phillies game at Minute Maid Park will begin at 7:05 p.m. after Wimberly's 6:50 p.m. pitch.

Thousands of Episcopalians...

February 12, 2007

Following a historic opening worship service for the Episcopal Diocese of Texas' 158th annual Council meeting February 9, at which the diocese’s first permanent deacons were ordained, Bishop Don Wimberly called the diocese to continued growth and a focus on the Millennium Development Goals (...

October 8, 2006

As more than 850 worshippers looked on, Dena A. Harrison, 59, was consecrated the ninth bishop suffragan in the Episcopal Diocese of Texas.

The procession of banners, presenters and bishops entered Camp Allen's chapel October 7, beneath fluttering scarlet ribbons -- tongues of fire --...

October 1, 2006

New York’s Trinity Church, Wall Street, and the Diocese of Texas are partnering to produce a live interactive webcast on Oct. 28 that will teach Episcopalians how to talk about their faith at work.

Retired astronaut and Marine Corps General Charles Bolden, New York playwright Jennifer...

June 1, 2006

One spring day in 1994, layman Dan Cobb walked into the pastoral-care office at St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital in Houston, one of the major institutions of the Episcopal Diocese of Texas, and said, “I would like to be trained as a volunteer lay chaplain so that I can give back for all that has...

September 21, 2005

Evacuating their homes and offices in Houston in advance of Hurricane Rita's expected landfall, the bishop and several staff members of the Diocese of Texas have relocated to Camp Allen, the diocesan conference center in Navasota.

"We're on the road, and it's taken three-and-a-half hours...

February 28, 2005

The success of any advertising campaign to attract new people to our churches will always depend on careful preparation. Simply assuming our congregations know how to welcome guests can be risky.

In the Diocese of Texas, we took this seriously. We knew that those who walked through our...

June 22, 2004

The congregation of St. Barnabas, Austin voted 192-2 on June 20 to leave the Episcopal Church and with their former vicar, Jeffrey Black, temporarily associate with Evangelical Covenant Church. In a meeting with the Rt. Rev. Don Wimberly, June 15, Black renounced his orders in the Episcopal...

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