New Beginnings

A New Beginnings weekend for youth in 7th through 9th grades will be held April 6-8  at Camp Crucis. The cost is $65 for youth or adult leader. Sign up at http://www.episcopalrenewalcenter.org/new-beginnings/.

Pictured here are the youth and leaders who participated in February’s Happening weekend (for high school youth) at St. John’s, Fort Worth.

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LENTEN DEANERY DAY RETREATS

The Diocesan Churchwomen again present day retreats during Lent in the Southern, Western and Eastern Deaneries. (Men- you can come as well).

Each is $15, and will begin with Eucharist at 10:00 am, and end by 2:00 p.m.

To register contact Barbara Mills at (817)966-3485 bhmills@charter.net. Or to pay by credit/debit card, contact Julie at (904)625-6684,  juliebcosgrove@gmail.com

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March 8th- St. Andrew’s, Breckenridge – Julie Cosgrove  and Barbara Mills will explore how and where we can find God in our everyday life, and look at the amazing ways He whispers comfort to us during tough times.

2013.12.22 Christmas presents to children (3)[3]March 22nd- St Anthony’s, Alvarado with Ralph & Miho Clatworthy, Missionaries to Japan. Come experience a traditional  Japanese Tea, listen to Japanese Christian Music, and learn about their ministry in the secular, Buddhist and Shinto orientated Japanese culture.

April 12th – St Andrew’s, Grand Prairie – Shelly Sorem, author and 4c5684210086ed966fac9244fffaa44adevotional blogger from Grace Anglican in Katy, TX will help us map our Spiritual Journey.  She did this at a recent Anglican women’s retreat near Houston and the women who experienced it said it was one of the most meaningful events they had attended. Click on her name to see her website.

Evensong and Benediction

The Traditional Anglican Service of Evensong and Benediction will take place at St. Vincent’s Cathedral on Sunday, 23 Feb. at 6:00 P.M.  The Magnificat and the Nunc Dimittis will be by T. Tertius Noble, in B Minor, sung by the Cathedral Choir.

Thomas Tertius Noble (May 5, 1867 – May 4, 1953) was anEnglish -born organist and composer , resident in the United States for the latter part of his career. After studying at theRoyal College of Music  he served as Organist and Choirmaster at Ely Cathedral  from 1892 to 1898, then at York Minster  from 1898 to 1913, during which time he also conducted the York Symphony Orchestra, and composed pieces for them. His last appointment was at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in New York City from 1913 to 1943, where he was responsible for establishing a choral tradition along Anglican cathedral lines. Dr Noble also founded the Saint Thomas Choir School for boys in 1919.

Please join us for this wonderful service.