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Episcopal Diocese of West Texas

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About Episcopal Diocese of West Texas

Our Core Values


We pattern our lives on the life and teaching of Jesus Christ.

Scripture, prayer, and sacramental worship

We are grounded in Scripture, prayer, and sacramental worship.


We proclaim, by word and example, God's saving love revealed in Jesus Christ by the Holy Spirit.


We reach beyond ourselves to serve all people in our communities and throughout the world.


We are a community committed to living in reconciled relationship with God and all people.

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Featured Stories From Around the Episcopal Diocese of West Texas

Bishop Jones Center, San Antonio, TX

Responding to Hurricane Hanna

While there are damage reports from Hurricane Hanna across western Texas, the most significant impact was in the Rio Grande Valley, an area already reeling from the devastating effects of COVID-19 and a worsening immigration crisis. In the poorest areas and neighborhoods, damage was significant.


The Rt. Rev. David Reed

Bishop of West Texas

Archdeacon Mike Besson


Canon Caroline Mowen

Canon for Administration & Ministry Support

Susan Hardaway

Chief Financial Officer

Leigh Saunders

Executive Assistant to the Bishop

Melissa Soderberg

Executive Assistant to the Bishop's Office