May 5, 2016
[St. John’s Episcopal Church] St. John’s Episcopal Church in Jackson Hole, WY, is pleased to announce the call of The Reverend James “Jimmy” P. Bartz as our new Rector.
Originally from Houston, TX, his path to the ministry began at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church under the attentive eye of now Bishop Claude Payne. Upon completing a Master’s Degree in Divinity from Virginia Theological Seminary and ordination, his path continued as...
April 29, 2016
Aunque la mayor parte del agua ha retrocedido, los residentes del Condado de Montgomery se enfrentan ahora a una dura realidad después de las inundaciones históricas que devastaron el área metropolitana de Houston la semana pasada— muchos tienen casas inhabitables y otros no cuentan con la ayuda federal de FEMA.
Más de 13 pulgadas de lluvia cayeron en seis horas y en algunos lugares cayeron más de 16. Más de siete muertes han sido confirmados durante la inundación del mes de abril. ...
[Episcopal Diocese of Texas] Although most of the water has receded, residents in Montgomery County are now facing a harsh reality after historic floods that devastated the Greater Houston area last week—many have uninhabitable homes and others have no federal aid from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
More than 13 inches of rain fell in six hours and in some...
April 28, 2016
[La Agencia Episcopal de Alivio y Desarrollo] Episcopal Relief & Development (la Agencia Episcopal de Alivio y Desarrollo) está apoyando a sus iglesias asociadas en Texas, Ecuador y Japón en su reacción a los desastres ocurridos recientemente. En todos los lugares afectados, iglesias locales están poniéndose en contacto con sus comunidades para evaluar las necesidades y acompañar a la gente que lidia con las secuelas inmediatas de la emergencia. Además de los...
April 22, 2016
- Children’s Disaster Services (CDS) has deployed a team of 10 volunteers to Houston, Texas, in response to heavy flooding. The CDS volunteers were to arrive mid-day April 21, and have tentative plans to continue childcare through the beginning of May.
April 21, 2016
[Episcopal Relief & Development] Episcopal Relief & Development is supporting local church partners in Texas, Ecuador and Japan as they respond to recent disasters. Throughout, local churches are reaching out in their communities to assess needs and accompany people as they cope with the immediate aftermath of the emergency. In addition to pastoral care, churches are also providing temporary housing assistance and emergency supplies such as food, water, fuel and other...
[Episcopal News Service] The Diocese of Western North Carolina Standing Committee April 18 announced a four-priest slate of candidate to be the next diocesan bishop.
The candidates are:
- The Rev. Hannah E. Atkins, Trinity Episcopal Church, Houston, Texas;
- The Rev. Cyndi Banks, St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Boone, North Carolina;
- The Rev. Thomas James Brown, Episcopal Parish of the...
April 20, 2016
- Latest heavy rains have hit Houston, causing deaths and widespread flooding of buildings.
March 18, 2016
Hodges and Van Marter to receive Lifetime Achievement Award at 222nd GA
March 18, 2016