Church News

Quiet Day, Sat. September 29, 9-Noon #

HC's discernment process invites us to "listen to God's voice."  How do we become good listeners?  How can we faithfully hear and experience God at work in our midst?  At HC's Quiet Day we will engage spiritual practices that have transformed Christians through the ages into good listeners.  Join us as we listen to God...together!

Posted on September 25th, 2012


Sunday, September 23...a special guest! #

This Sunday we welcome to HC's pulpit Sarah Minkert Peters, a "child" of Holy Comforter, discerning a call to the priesthood.  We support her in her ministry and encourage her in her discernment process.  Come see Sarah, all grown up!

Posted on September 20th, 2012


Welcome Bishop Doyle! #

This Wednesday, September 19, HC welcomes Diocese of Texas Bishop Andy Doyle for a service of baptism, confirmation, reception, and reaffirmation!  The service  begins at 7 p.m. and concludes with refreshments in the Parish Hall.  It will be a great celebration...please join us!

Posted on September 15th, 2012


Busy Weekend! #

All are invited to the Parish House this Friday, 9/14 for TGIF!  Bring a favorite snack and come socialize with us from 7-9.  Childcare by reservation. On Saturday, 9/15 , we're sprucing up the campus (rain or shine) at a Parish Work Day!  We start at 8 a.m.  Lunch provided.  

Posted on September 12th, 2012


What is God up to at Holy Comforter? #

Sunday, September 9, initiates a year of discernment for Holy Comforter entitled Listening to God's Voice, Responding to God's Call. Join us on this journey of listening to and living into God's dreams for Holy Comforter Parish! HC's rector will deliver a "State of the Church" sermon at both services.

Posted on September 06th, 2012


Labor Day Sunday...Blessing of Our Work! #

Please bring a symbol of your work to church on September 2.  We will bring the symbols to the altar, asking God's blessing on our work.  We remember that our work is an integral part of our Christian life...may we do all of our work with grace and goodness.

Posted on August 27th, 2012


Happy 35th Birthday! #

Celebrate HC School's 35th birthday on Sunday, August  26!  During worship, its Back-to-School Blessings; after worship, its a party!  Hot dogs & birthday cake; water slides & outdoor fun!  35 years of academic excellence is something to celebrate!  All are welcome to join us!

Posted on August 10th, 2012


An Observation on Radical Generosity #

"But I do know this: the central tenet of Christianity as it has come down to us is that we are to reach out when our instinct is to pull inward; to give when we want to take; to love when we are inclined to hate; to include when are tempted to exclude."  Jon Meacham

Posted on July 17th, 2012


Scholarship Award this Sunday, July 15 #

The first ever Holy Comforter scholarship has been awarded to Christina Vargas, an AHS 2012 graduate!  She will be with us at 10:30 Sunday to tell us about her exciting plans for study at UT and beyond.  Christina is an outstanding student and a very active member of Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church, here in Angleton. Congratulations to Christina!


Posted on July 11th, 2012


Blessing of the Pregnancies...and more! #

On Sunday, July 8 we will bless expectant families at the 10:30 service.  Additionally, at both services, we welcome Vivek Mathew back to HC's pulpit!  Vivek, a 2011 graduate of Princeton Theological Seminary, is currently studying philosophy at Oxford University.  We are grateful for his presence!

Posted on July 01st, 2012


Freedom Brunch Bang! #

Join us Sunday, July 1 between the services (at 9:30) for a delicious "freedom" brunch and a fond farewell...Stephanie Jones, HC's Office Administrator for 5 years is moving on to "greener pastures".  We will send her off with our love and appreciation!  Godspeed, Stephanie.

Posted on June 30th, 2012


VBS! June 25-29, 9-11 a.m. #

Vacation Bible School starts Monday!  Join us for a week of "fruitful" learning as Holy Comforter explores the Fruit of the Spirit!  Call 979-864-0129 to register!

All 3 years-4th grade are welcome!

Posted on June 23rd, 2012


Ordination of Deacons! #

On Saturday, June 16, the Diocese of Texas will ordain nine candidates to the Sacred Order of Deacons at Christ Church Cathedral.  The service of Ordination and Holy Eucharist begins at 10 a.m. All are welcome to participate in this holy event!

Posted on June 05th, 2012


Welcome New "Holy Comforter-ites!" #

This Sunday at 10:30 we welcome several new families to our community with a

Liturgy of Belonging,

followed by a coffee hour Welcome Reception.  All are welcome in our faith community!

Posted on May 31st, 2012


Pentecost Sunday! #

Sunday, May 27 is a happy day!  Welcome Holy Spirit!  On this day we  celebrate Holy Comforter's "birthday"--115 years of Episcopal Ministry in the Angleton community.   Also this year we say a fond good-bye to our music director/organist, Daniel Russell, who is moving to Nashville.  A potluck luncheon will follow the 10:30 service.  Join us for a great morning of worship & joy!

Posted on May 08th, 2012


History & nature buffs, take note!! #

Our sister church, St. Mary's West Columbia, stewards the Nash Prairie Preserve, the only pristine prairie on the Gulf Coast.  On Sunday, May 6 from 1-5 p.m., the Prairie will be open for a "tourist day."  Learn the fascinating history of the prairie and the settlement of Texas' Gulf Coast. Check the May newsletter for details!  

Posted on April 25th, 2012


April 21, Book Party! #

Holy Comforter and St. Timothy's, Lake Jackson, welcome author Janet Davis to a celebration of her new book for women:  My Own Worst Enemy: How to Stop Holding Yourself Back!   Janet will join us at the HC Parish House at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 21.  All women in the community are invited!

Posted on April 13th, 2012


Holy Week Continues.... #

On April 6,Good Friday,we will walk with Jesus through his passion. Stations of the Cross at Noon; Solemn Service at 7 p.m.  

Sunday, April 8 is Easter Sunday!   Breakfast at 9:30; Parish photo @ 10:20; Worship & Celebration @ 10:30; Easter egg hunt immediately following service. Alleluia, Christ is Risen!

Posted on April 06th, 2012


Holy Week begins Sunday April 1 #

Palm Sunday is April 1, services at 8:30 & 10:30.
Maundy Thursday service is April 5 at 7 p.m. with Foot Washing, Holy Eucharist, and Stripping of the Altar.  Good Friday services are at noon--stations of the cross--and 7 p.m.--solemn service. On Easter Sunday, join us for breakfast at 9:30 followed by one service of worship at 10:30.

Posted on March 25th, 2012


Wednesdays Feb 29 & March 7,14 #

Lent, A Season of Prayer, will be particularly observed these Wednesday evenings with a Soup & Bread Supper at 5:30 and a program at 6:30. Programs: 2/29: The Rev. Peter and Susan Conaty--Praying in the Wilderness
3/7: Daniel Russell--iPray. Doable Daily Prayer
3/14: Canon John Newton--Prayer as Christian Formation

Posted on February 24th, 2012


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