The Episcopal Diocese of Northwest Texas held its 59th annual convention in Abilene Oct. 12-14, with events at the Church of the Heavenly Rest and at the Abilene Convention Center.

The convention opened the night of Oct. 12 with the service of Evensong and conclude the morning of Oct. 14 with the convention Eucharist. A reception following Evensong and a dinner the evening of Oct. 13 were held in the new Gerhart Hall at Heavenly Rest.

Theme of the Convention was “I Love To Tell the Story,” with professional storyteller Kathy Culmer of Kingwood as guest speaker.  In his address to Convention, Bishop Scott Mayer focused on the inter-connectivity of our stories and how they shapes our faith and action.

Next year’s convention, the 60th annual, will be held in Lubbock and at time and place to be announced. Photos are courtesy of Jennifer Nichols of Abilene.



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