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Welcome to the Diocese of NW Texas

NWT Shield bg small2Welcome to the Episcopal Church in the Diocese of Northwest Texas--a place where the vast open plains are as wondrous as the big sky above!... The landscape, covering 77,000 square miles is as diverse as... READ MORE...

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Trustee Meeting  When: May 18, 2017
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HEC CLOSED for remote mtg. When: May 22-23, 2017
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Visitation – Heavenly Rest When: May 21, 2017
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HEC CLOSED for Memorial Day When: May 9, 2017

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Stewardship of Creation

Caring for our fragile earth.

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Much has been spoken and written in the news lately about climate and preservation of the earth. Some of it is quite controversial, and there are supporters on both sides. But what does stewardship have to do with creation?

In Genesis, Adam and Eve were given the privilege of caring for our fragile earth, and have passed that privilege on to us. We are the very stewards of creation, and God trusts that we will will honor that responsibility. In his 

Women's Quiet Day

"Three Saints who Broke the Silence" 
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St. Nicholas' Episcopal Church in Midland, TX, will host a Women's Quiet Day on June 3, 2017, from 9:00am to 2:00pm. The event will be held at St. Nicholas' Episcopal Church, located at 4000 W. Loop 250 North, Midland TX. The cost of the event is $15.00, which includes lunch.

The Quiet Day will include three meditations entitled, "Three Saints who Broke the Silence." Presenters include the Rev. David B. Huxley, from St. Nicholas' Episcopal Church in Midland; the Rev. David Galletly, from Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Midland; and the Rev. Ricardo Lopez, of Midland. 

NWT Diocese, A Faith 
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The Diocese of Northwest Texas is comprised of eighty counties covering 77,000 square miles. Northwest Texas became a missionary district in 1911 when the Missionary District of Northern Texas split into two regions: the Diocese of Dallas and the Missionary District of North Texas by action of the General Convention and petitioned the General Convention to become a diocese in 1958. The diocese is the home of 32 parishes, missions and congregations; six schools; and one retirement center in Odessa.

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“The Episcopal Church welcomes all who worship Jesus Christ, in 109 dioceses and three regional areas in 17 nations.  The Episcopal Church is a member province of the worldwide Anglican Communion.”

Meet Our Bishop of the NW Texas Diocese

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Bishop James Scott Mayer Bishop since 2009
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Consecration March 21, 2009 Click image to view video
 
At the Special Electing Convention held at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Lubbock on November 22nd, 2008, the Rev. James Scott Mayer, Rector of the Church of the Heavenly Rest in Abilene, Texas, was elected the Fifth Bishop of the Diocese of Northwest Texas. Fr. Mayer was elected on the second ballot.


Bishop Mayer was consecrated on Saturday, March 21st, at First United Methodist Church in Lubbock. Our Presiding Bishop, the Most Rev. Dr. Katharine Jefferts Schori, was the chief consecrator and was joined by Bishops from around the Church.


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