Tag Archive for Confirmation

Choral Eucharist for Trinity Sunday and Confirmation

Join us as we welcome the Rt. Rev’d Andy Doyle, IX Bishop of Texas, as he visits on the Feast of the Trinity to baptize, confirm and preach. Music by our parish choir, and the annual church picnic follows, with entertainment by the Bayou City Band, so were comfortable picnic garb!

What is Confirmation?

Confirmation is the Order of the Church that follows baptism in a Christian’s life. It is a rite that is administered by the Bishop of the Church upon those who, having been baptized—either as an infant, child or adult—and having now reached an age of accountability, desire to make a personal affirmation of their Baptismal Vows—vows made…

New Class: St. Thomas’ 101. Begins April 19.

What is St. Thomas’ 101? St. Thomas’ 101 is a new Adult Education program we will offer beginning April 19, 2015. It is a 6 week class that will cover a range of topics within the Anglican/Episcopal tradition. It is an introduction for new members and serves as the adult confirmation class for those desiring confirmation by the Bishop—but…

Bishop Doyle’s Confirmation Sermon

Sermon for Confirmation at St. Thomas’, March 16, 2014 by the Rt. Rev’d Andy Doyle Text: St. Matthew 15:21. JESUS went thence, and departed into the coasts of Tyre and Sidon. And, behold, a woman of Canaan came out of the same coasts, and cried unto him, saying, Have mercy on me, O Lord, thou…

Bishop Doyle Visits St. Thomas’ for Confirmation

On Sunday Evening, March 16th, the IX Bishop of Texas, the Rt. Rev’d Andy Doyle, visited St. Thomas’ for Confirmation and Reception and to celebrate Holy Communion with the parish. As he does each time he visits the parish, Bp Doyle met with the Rector and parish leadership to share his thoughts and to learn…

Youth Confirmation Classes Begin 2/2

Confirmation class for youth will be held every Sunday for six weeks at 1:00 pm, beginning Sunday, February 2nd. The class will meet in the Theater. A registration form may be downloaded in pdf version from this link:  [download-attachment attachment_id=”4393″] For more information, please contact Sharon Lambert in the church office at (713) 559-1632 or by…

Confirmation Classes Begin January 13, 2013

All that are eligible to receive instruction and to be Confirmed this year, are invited to join us in the Library on Sunday, January 13 from 9:05 AM—10:15 AM as we begin this new phase of our journey into discipleship in Christ. These classes will meet each Sunday through February 17, and there will be one additional class on Saturday morning, February 23, from 9 AM-11AM.

Confirmation Classes Begin Sunday May 20

The Rite of Confirmation is the means by which a baptized Christian receives additional grace from God the Holy Spirit to make and fulfill a mature commitment to accept Jesus Christ as his or her Savior and Lord. From the time of its origin in the Acts of the Apostles (8:14-17) until today, countless men…