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3/17/2020 Update on Covid-19

March 17, 2020 Greetings in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ: Since I last wrote you concerning COVID-19 President Trump has issued some new guidelines, and last night the…

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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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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

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  • We Are Nineveh – A Sermon On Jonah 3:10-4:11
    Jonah has finally arrived at Nineveh. It’s a city so large it will take him three days to walk across it. Going a day’s walk into the city he cried out, “Forty days more, and Nineveh shall be overthrown!” What do you hear in his words? What do you imagine Jonah might be thinking and […]
  • Every Day Is The Third Day – A Sermon On Matthew 16:21-28
    What would you say if I told you that every day is the third day? What would you think if I told you that resurrection is happening every day everywhere? What if I told you that resurrection is happening even in the current political, economic, and racial struggles of today; even in the midst of […]
  • “Show Me Your Work” – A Sermon On Matthew 16:13-20
    I thought I knew or had some idea of what it meant for Jesus to be the Messiah. The events of the last six months, however, have caused me to rethink what it means. It used to be mostly a Sunday morning kind of question, but now it’s an every day kind of question. It […]
  • Facing Our Ghosts – A Sermon On Matthew 14:22-33
    The miracle, the good news, the hope for every one of us, is that sometimes Jesus comes to us disguised as a ghost. The ghost the disciples see and the Jesus they can’t see are two sides of the same thing, a holy ghost, a life giving ghost. The ghost that frightened them also carried […]
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