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Diocese of West Texas New Logo

NEW Logo for the Diocese of West Texas

It looks like we weren't the only ones working on a rebranding in 2019. At the recent council of the DWTX, Emily Kittrell, Diocesan Director of Marketing and Communications, unveiled the…

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ChoRuss Vocal Ensemble

ChoRuss is Coming Back to St. Philip’s

We are pleased to announce that the wonderful Ensemble “ChoRuss” will be back in Uvalde in May to entertain and delight us once again. Last year we weren’t sure what…

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Delegates to Diocesan Council 20202

Diocesan Council 2020 Updates

Rebecca Taylor's words on her first DWTX Council: With the beautiful Corpus Christi shoreline as our backdrop, hundreds of delegates from the Diocese of West Texas met last week to…

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Choir Retreat

What does a “Choir Retreat” mean for us? New music, repurposed familiar tunes, and new ideas for St. Philip’s!

The choir recently gathered in Concan at the Capt’s beautiful river home for a retreat. Our leader for the next two days was Matt Wise, Associate Rector for Liturgy, Adult…

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Parish Meeting Uvalde, Texas

Living Beyond Our Means – The 2020 Annual Parish Meeting

“We live beyond our means.” That’s what I said at the annual meeting. It was the thread that ran throughout the meeting and the theme of everything I talked about.…

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Read The Rev. Dr. Michael K. Marsh’s Sermons

AN EPISCOPAL PRIEST’S SERMONS, PRAYERS, AND REFLECTIONS ON LIFE, BECOMING HUMAN, AND DISCOVERING OUR DIVINITY

RSS Interrupting the Silence

  • The Gaps In Our Lives – A Sermon On Acts 1:6-14
    At some point we all come to a gap in our life. It takes us to the edge of what we know, to the border of what we believe, to the horizon of what we can see, to the limit of our self-sufficiency. The gap is paradoxical. It look like two opposing edges and feels […]
  • The Advocate – A Sermon On John 14:15-21
    That we need an Advocate to change God’s mind about us just doesn’t fit a God “who so loved the world.” It’s contrary to Jesus saying that he came not to condemn the world but to save, heal, and transform it (John 3:17). “I came,” he says, “that they may have life, and have it […]
  • Recentering Life – A Sermon On John 14:1-14
    Spoken or unspoken, I think there’s a question every troubled heart is asking. Will the center hold or is everything collapsing around us? That’s my question and maybe it’s your question too. I think it’s one many are asking. And today Jesus answers, “Do not let your hearts be troubled.”
  • The Question of Reopening – A Sermon on Psalm 23 and John 10:1-10
    Jesus says that he is the gate. Gates open and close. Gates keep sheep in, and thieves and bandits out. Gates close to death and open to life. I’m attracted to the gate metaphor because it fits what is happening in our country, our state, our town, your life and my life. I’m talking about […]
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