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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

  • Working Out Our Life – A Sermon On John 17:6-19
    In today’s gospel Jesus is praying. He’s not talking to the disciples and he’s not talking to us. He’s not teaching and he’s not giving instructions. He’s praying, and we’re listening in. And what a prayer it is. What do you hear in his prayer? I’m not just asking about what he prays for. I’m […]
  • Wholehearted Life – A Sermon On John 15:1-8
    Fifth Sunday of Easter, Year B – John 15:1-8 Think about what you do in your daily life that just leaves you exhausted. I am talking about the things that leave you emotionally drained and physically worn out. These are not the kind of things for which sleeping late, taking a day off, or going […]
  • Love Without Reserve – A Sermon On John 10:11-18
    What if you and I are to be good shepherds too? What if laying down life is really about love and how we are to love? Isn’t that what we heard in today’s epistle (1 John 3:16-24)? “We know love by this, that he laid down his life for us - and we ought to […]
  • Here’s My Question – An Easter Sermon On Mark 16:1-18
    Alleluia. Christ is risen. I wonder what that means for you today and why it matters. I don’t think we can understand what today really means apart from this past week. Without Holy Week we risk coming to this day and asking, “Risen from what?” We risk coming to this day believing it is only […]
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