Helping Others (Page 6)

Helping Others (Page 6)

Image of West, Texas, urging prayers

Donate for West ISD Students’ and Teachers’ School Supplies

The Rev. David Holland, interim rector at St. Alban’s Episcopal Church in Waco, called with an appeal. St. Alban’s in Waco is collecting $$ donations to provide school supplies for the school children of West, TX. St. Alban’s in Waco is one of the closest Episcopal churches to the town of West, devasted by fire and explosion on April 17. Connally ISD and other local districts are making preparation for West ISD students to resume school on Monday. Furniture, classroom supplies, technology,…

Prayers for Boston

In response to the tragic explosions at the Boston Marathon, the Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church and our own local Bishop have each called on all of us to keep the victims and families in our prayers. From the Rt. Rev. Rayford B. High, Jr.: When I first heard the tragic news of the bombing at the Boston Marathon, I could not believe my ears – not again! This is a joyous event, filled with people from all walks…

National Council of Churches on Response to Sandy Hook

I have been inspired by the great outpouring of support and compassion I have seen in the faith community’s response to the devastating shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School. From prayer vigils to pastoral care resources, and from moving sermons to the many, many prayers for the families and community in Newtown – the outpouring of God’s love to this community through God’s people has been hope fulfilled.