Category Archives: Stories of Transformation

Moments of grace and transformation happen at the most unexpected times. At St. David’s they happen frequently, though not everyone hears about them. We want that to change. Every week we will publish a new story of transformation.

Behind the Scenes

By Amy Moehnke Today is a special day.  It is the final Sunday in this year’s Stewardship Campaign, and in a little while we will dedicate this year’s financial pledges as a part of our act of worship during the … Continue reading

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Compline Peace

The following was sent in a thank-you message for the St. David’s Compline Choir after a special performance in Salado. Our very dear friends have never been involved in Compline nor generally been involved in the Episcopal Church. At our … Continue reading

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Day of Service

By Adrian Buchanan Our family participated in the Day of Service last Saturday and, on the way to the Foundations Communities property where we would serve lunch, one of my sons remarked that he was worried this would be difficult, … Continue reading

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“When tragedy struck, something deep inside carried him back to the safety of the church”

By Lise Harding For four days every March, St. David’s is truly the beacon on the hill in the heart of the Live Music Capital of the World. By welcoming people into the Church’s beautiful facilities and offering folks a … Continue reading

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Getting My Life Back

From Mark Carpenter as told by the Rev. Katie Wright I was on staff at a church before that wasn’t healthy. In charge of the music with no resources to make it happen- here, do this, but you can’t spend … Continue reading

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Holy Encounters

By Amy Moehnke Earlier this week, I saw two St. David’s staff people enjoying lunch together in Holy Grounds (our coffee, book, gift shop). Both were women; one was on the younger side, one was on the older side. I … Continue reading

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Quiet Transformation

By Amanda Wischkaemper Transformation isn’t always obvious. Certainly, there are moments and experiences that seem to announce themselves, thundering: “You have been changed!” deep within your heart. Other moments knock quietly; the shift may not be felt until later. On … Continue reading

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The New Year

By Rebecca Hall I love New Year’s Resolutions. I know January 1st is not part of our liturgical calendar, and the church does not officially mark this time. Yet, there is something so very theological about new beginnings –  they … Continue reading

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The Power of Small Things

By Amy Moehnke Last Friday night some of the youth of the parish (along with several brave adults!) gathered at my house to “Carol for Canned Goods”.  Bolstered by lots of hot cocoa and Christmas cookies, they traveled from house … Continue reading

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Me and Pops

By Diana Dawson Too many of us rush through Advent at a breakneck pace to meet what we perceive to be our obligations, expectations, and desires. One day we turn around and find that the joy we anticipated has been … Continue reading

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