Regional Updates



St. Paul’s Episcopal Church | Orange, Texas

St. Paul’s Community of Hope Center’s first class of Lay Chaplains and Pastoral Caregivers is graduating and will be commissioned into service to our Lord Jesus Christ on July 7th at the 10:30 a.m. service.

Pictured - left to right: Fred Allen (facilitator), Arlene Howland, Margaret Light, Sabine Lamar. Not pictured: Bill Smith


Combined Houston Area Churches

The combined centers of Christ the King Lutheran, Palmer Memorial Episcopal and Christ Church Cathedral in Houston commissioned 11 people on May 6. They were joined by other Community of Hope lay pastoral caregivers in an Affirmation of Vocation and Blessing of Hands.