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2023 Vestry Nominations Open

The vestry is the church’s “Board of Directors” and includes a Senior Warden, Junior Warden, Treasurer, and Clerk. There are 15 parishioners on the Vestry, each serving staggered three-year terms. Five new members are elected at the Annual Parish Meeting … Continue reading

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Volunteer to Read

Reading Buddies and Angel Tree We are beginning  a new volunteer opportunity in partnership with St. James Episcopal Church called Reading Buddies. Volunteers will read with children at Norman-Sims Elementary weekly using CDF’s Freedom Schools book list. If you can give an hour … Continue reading

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Bethell Hall Choir-Style Seating

ADVENT WORSHIP UPDATE As you enter the Bethell Hall for Advent on Sunday, Nov. 27, you will notice several changes in our worship space. From the color of the season (blue for Advent), the arrangement of the space and the addition of the advent wreath, … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Eve, Holy Eucharist 2022

Thanksgiving Eve, Holy Eucharist Wednesday, Nov. 23, 7:30 p.m., Bethell HallAll are welcome to our annual Thanksgiving Eve service, with the Rev. Angela Cortiñas celebrating Holy Communion and providing a homily. There will be a short reception following the service … Continue reading

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Virginia Phillips

Announcing Honorary Chair of 175th Anniversary Celebration Across the hall from the Guild Parlor there’s a small space, formerly a storage closet, with the simple door sign, “Archives.” Inside, almost two centuries of business records and newsletters, as well as … Continue reading

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Holy Conversations | Dec. 11, 2022

Upcoming Holy Conversations in 2023 Jan. 8          Feb. 12 March 12              April 9                   May 14                 

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Iftar Dinner 2022

On Thursday, April 7, we gathered in Sumners Hall for a dinner organized by the Dialogue Institute of Austin as an opportunity for Christians and Muslims to come together in interfaith dialogue. Ramadan is the holiest month in the Islamic … Continue reading

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2022 Día de los Muertos Altar

Día de los Muertos and All Souls’ Day Oct. 29-Nov. 6th (All Saints Sunday) In celebration of Día de los Muertos and All Souls’ Day, an altar table will be set up in the church foyer. The altar will commemorate … Continue reading

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Exploring Islam: Ethics in Islam

Ethics in Islam  Sundays, Oct. 16, 10-11 a.m., Crail C and Zoom Dr. Hina Azam, from the University of Texas, will provide an overview on ethics in Islam and the textual sources on which it is constructed. Topics to be … Continue reading

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Exploring Islam: Introduction to Islam

Introduction to Islam  Sunday, Oct. 9, 10-11 a.m., Crail C and Zoom  Dr. Güner Arslan from the Dialogue Institute of Austin will present a basic overview of the beliefs and practices of Islam. 

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