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A Mentor, Colleague, and Friend Retires

by Giles Brightwell. My mentor, colleague and friend, Dr James Lancelot, has just retired after 32 years’ service as Canon Organist and Master of the Choristers at Durham Cathedral in the northeast of England. James’s anniversary also coincides with my own, having completed my 32nd Christmas playing the organ in church. Early Days James started…

Restoration Update

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Here’s the latest on Saint Thomas’ on-going restoration and recovery from the damage done by Hurricane Harvey. As you know, we’ve engaged the architectural firm of Merriman Holt Powell (MHP) to assist us in developing a master plan for the entire campus for both church and school. In a separate, but related, project, they are…

The Worship Service

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I was not raised going to church on Sundays but I did go to Advent Episcopal Day School as a child and pre-teen.  There, I was exposed to the Episcopal liturgy that would imprint me for the rest of my life. After time in the wilderness, in 2003, I came back to that liturgy and…

Moseley Concert: Houston Ebony Opera Guild

Supporting the Houston Ebony Opera Guild and Flood Relief at St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church – Meyerland Buy 2 or more Adult or Senior Tickets in Advance and Save! Use Coupon Code HEOG-2A for Adult Tickets and HEOG-2S for Senior Tickets! Concert will be held at Benitez Chapel at Episcopal High School (directions below) Offer expires…

Sunday Services

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We offer a spoken services of Holy Communion every Sunday at 8:00 am and Choral Holy Communion of the first, third and fourth Sundays of each month, and Choral Morning Prayer on second and fifth Sundays. Additionally, we have a spoken service of Evening Prayer every Sunday at 6:15 pm. Work on flood recovery continues…

Fall Fair, October 28

St. Thomas’ Annual Fall Fair will be held Saturday, October 28 from 11 am until 4 pm. Tickets are available now; download and return the form to our office (4900 Jackwood, Houston, TX 77096) with your payment! Fall Fair at STE is a long-standing, annual tradition that provides a full day of fun for the entire family!…

Welcome Ed Kelaher, Guest Preacher, This Sunday

Our rector, David Browder,  will be hitting the road this Sunday to raise money and awareness about our church and school, and the impact of Hurricane Harvey on us. Please join us and welcome The Rev. Edward T. Kelaher (Rector of All Saints Episcopal Church in Chevy Chase, MD) as he and David Browder swap pulpits. He will…

An Update on our Church Building

Services returned to our church building on Sunday, September 17, with a joyful celebration of Holy Communion. The building is a little bare, and shows the marks of the recent flooding, but the chancel area and the organ were undamaged. We will for the time being continue with one combined service on Sunday mornings at…

From a Recovering Flooder

from Melinda Little: I like to say I am a recovering flooder. My husband and I have flooded twice. The first time was in a freak storm that literally sat over only my neighborhood and dumped 19 inches of rain on that small area of Houston in 12 hours. The second time was in 2015…