Bishop George R. Sumner
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The mission of the church is to restore all people to unity with God and each other in Christ
Bishop George Sumner oversees pastoral and administrative needs throughout the diocese. He is responsible for pastoral care to clergy and their families, meeting congregational needs and diocesan-wide strategy. He is a chief pastor for more than 32,000 Episcopalians, 200 clergy and 100 congregations, schools and institutions. He was elected the 7th Bishop in 2015.
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Welcome to the Episcopal Diocese of Dallas. We are a worshipful community where more than 11,500 believers sit in the pews each Sunday at one of our 70 parishes or missions. Our reach extends throughout Northeast Texas with Oklahoma, Arkansas, Waxahachie and Tarrant County serving as our borders. Our congregations are large, small, contemporary and traditional. Join us as we worship Christ, experience community and transform lives.
St. Matthias in Athens is offering a Lenten retreat from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., March 11, at the church. The Rev. Canon Victor Austin will lead the retreat with the theme, How God Is Love in Suffering, Caregiving, and Dying. Everyone, both lay and clergy, is welcome to join us for the day. The cost is $10 each and we ask that you RSVP to either firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 903-675-3210. The prices includes a light breakfast and lunch. Please share this information with your people! Thank you and God bless you all!