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The Missionary Trail

On a late-December day in 1874, a young, handsome Episcopal clergyman arrived by train at the small town of Luling, Texas.  He had been traveling for 20 days from Atlanta and had reached end-of-the-track of the Galveston, Harrisburg, and San…

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Thy Kingdom Come – Pentecost

Thy Kingdom Come Sunday, June 11 “Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom” (Luke 23:42).  Come Holy Spirit. Fill us and those we love with hope, confidence, joy, and determination to bring in your kingdom.

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A Pentecost Letter

  June 7, 2019 From the Rt. Rev. David Reed To the Clergy and People of the Episcopal Diocese of West Texas  Dear Brothers and Sisters, Try to imagine a church wrestling to identify its purpose and to find its…

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I make all things news

And the one who was seated on the throne said, “See, I am making all things new.” Also he said, “Write this, for these words are trustworthy and true.” Then he said to me, “It is done! I am the…

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The Way of Love for Lent, Friday

April 19,  Good Friday WORSHIP Palm Sunday: Hosanna!  Good Friday: Crucify him!  Read the Good Friday gospel – John 18:1-19:42. Sit with it for a while.  For more on Way of Love. Today in Cathedral Park at the Bishop Jones Center: Good…

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The Way of Love for Holy Week, Thursday

April 18,  Thursday in Holy Week BLESS “Love one another.” Read John 13:1-17, 31b-35 How might you symbolically wash someone’s feet today? For more on Way of Love. Today in Cathedral Park at the Bishop Jones Center: mindful yoga (bring…

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The Way of Love for Holy Week, Wednesday

April 17,  Wednesday in Holy Week TURN Judas betrays a friend. Read John 13:21-32 Where is Jesus calling you to set aside your own convictions and see it God’s way today? For more on Way of Love. Today in Cathedral…

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The Way of Love for Holy Week, Tuesday

April 16, Tuesday in Holy Week TURN Those who love their life will lose it: Read John 12:20-26. What might Jesus be asking you to re-think today? For more on Way of Love. Today in Cathedral Park at the Bishop Jones…

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