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Confirmation on May 13!

The Rt. Reverend Philip Duncan will visit us at St. Timothy's on May 13.

Join us at the Adult Christian Formation class in the Blue Room to meet and speak with the bishop.

Highlights at the 10:30 services are:
  • Confirmations 
  • Dedication of our new baptismal font.
All are invited to the Parish Hall following the 10:30 service for a reception for Bishop Duncan and the confirmands.

Please pray for those who are being confirmed:
         George A. Dingee III
         Keaton A. Dingee
         Hannah R. Kimbrough
         Traci Wade
         Charles M. Wade II
         Charles M. Wade III (Tre)
About Bishop Duncan

The Rt. Rev. Philip M. Duncan served as bishop of the Diocese of the Central Gulf Coast (2001-2015). During his tenure, the Diocese was hit hard by Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Ivan. Bishop Duncan guided the Diocese through these challenges, which caused much damage to churches, congregations and caused much of the population to shift. Hurricane Ivan damaged the homes of all but one of the diocesan staff.
Following his retirement, he and his wife Kathy moved to Austin to be closer to family and he periodically assists with visitations and confirmations for the Diocese of Texas.
Bishop Duncan said he is happiest when doing visitations and ministry with the congregations, working with clergy and people. "I enjoyed preaching and teaching and helping others actualize their ministries and grow in their faith," he says.
A native of Long Island, he studied at Baldwin Wallace College in Berea, Ohio, where he earned a history degree. He received a Bachelor of Sacred Theology and Master of Divinity from The General Theological Seminary in New York City and a Doctor of Ministry in evangelism from Virginia Theological Seminary. He has been honored with Doctor of Divinity degrees from General Theological Seminary, University of the South and Virginia Theological Seminary.
Welcome to our New Members!

Jessica McLeod
Lana McLeod
Eli McLeod
Lori Nidey
Jared Hoelscher

Pentecost, Senior Recognition and Picnic - May 20

Join us for an end of school year celebration for all student and teachers and for recognition of all our St. Timothy's Youth and Adult Formation instructors.  The late service will be followed by the annual church picnic with hamburgers and hot dogs catered by the Brotherhood of St. Andrew.  This celebration falls on Pentecost Sunday, so we encourage everyone to wear something red.    

Youth and Family Minister Search

We are seeking full-time minister to lead our youth and small-group ministries as well as to provide support for our children's Sunday School programs.  This unordained position reports to the Rector and will oversee a group of lay teachers, parent volunteers and other lay leaders. Visit  www.stimothy.org/youthandfamily  for more information.

General Convention is Coming
Volunteers Needed

The Diocese of Texas needs to fill 600 additional shifts at the Episcopal Church's General Convention, July 5-13 in Austin.

Please sign up directly at http://bit.ly/GenConReg2018  or find us on Facebook at  www.facebook.com/general.convention.2018.volunteers . Come and help show the rest of the Church our Texas hospitality. You can sign up for one or more shifts - whatever most fits your schedule. 

Looking ahead to Sunday
May 13, 2018
The Seventh Sunday in Easter
Acts 1:15-17, 21-26
1 John 5:9-13
John 17:6-19
Psalm 1
The Food Basket

We donated 32.70 pounds of food this week, but also a whole basket load of bags and egg cartons which don't weigh anything but are absolutely necessary. Great work, folks! We still need cream soups - cream of mushroom and cream of chicken particularly.
Mark Your Calendar

May 6 -    Daughters of the King meeting in The Hall at noon
May 13 -  The Visitation of the Rt. Rev. Philip Duncan
                Brotherhood of St. Andrew Study and Breakfast, 7:00 a.m., Parish Hall
May 15 -   Vestry Meeting, 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Blue Room
May 20 -  Pentecost Celebration Sunday/Senior Recognition
                Annual Church Picnic
                Last Sunday for the Atria
May 28 -  Office closed for Memorial Day
July 5-13 - 79th General Convention
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200 Oyster Creek Drive
Lake Jackson, TX 77566