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Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Main phone number: 713-222-2593

For emergency after-hours pastoral care, call 713-826-5332

Mailing Address
1117 Texas Avenue
Houston, Texas 77002-3183

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Adult Classes

Download our Fall 2017 Education Guide here.

Sundays

Dean’s Hour

10–11 a.m., Reynolds Hall

The Story of Christmas (Dec. 3–17)

During Advent, Dean Barkley Thompson will explore the way Christmas is narrated in the Gospels and in our culture.

Exploring the Connections

10–11 a.m., Jeffers Conference Room

This fall, this lay-led conversation group on progressive theology will view and discuss John Dominic Crossan’s lectures entitled “The Problem of Paul.” (Sept. 10 to Nov. 26, except Nov. 12)

Christian Meditation

10–11 a.m., Bride’s Room

Learn and practice a form of prayer taught by Jesus. This class, open to all, includes teaching, meditation, scripture, and prayer.

The Anglican Way

6–7:30 p.m., McGehee Conference Room

Led by Dean Barkley Thompson, this evening class is intended for those who wish to deepen their understanding of the Church, its faith, and its mission. Those new to the congregation and those adults seeking to be baptized, confirmed, or received are especially encouraged to attend. (Meets Sept. 16 to Nov. 5, except Sept. 24 and Oct. 8. Childcare is available.)

Holy Mysteries

6–7:30 p.m., Mellinger Room

Join Canon Vicar Art Callaham after The Well Sundays in late fall for an exploration of the strange ways in which clergy have figured in several collections of murder mystery fiction. (Meets Nov. 12 to Dec. 17, except Nov. 26 and Dec. 2. Childcare is available.)

Weekdays

Education for Ministry (EFM)

Tuesdays, 6:30–9 p.m., Mellinger Room

The most comprehensive adult education offering in the Episcopal Church, EFM involves four years of study of the Old and New Testament, church history, and Christian theology. Visit www.texas-efm.org for more information.

The Vicar’s Road Show: American Denominations

6:30–8 p.m. — meets monthly at a choice of locations:
1) Tuesdays in Tanglewood — Table 57 at HEB at 5895 San Felipe at Fountain View (Meets Sept. 5, Oct. 10, Nov. 14, and Dec. 5)
2) Tuesdays in Montrose — WITS Meeting House at 1519 West Main St. (Meets Sept. 19, Oct. 17, Nov. 21, and Dec. 19)
3) Wednesdays in the Heights — A 2nd Cup at 1111 East 11th St. (Meets Sept. 13, Oct. 11, Nov. 15, and Dec. 13)
4) Thursdays in Town and Country — La Madeleine at 770 West Sam Houston Parkway N (Corner of Kimberly and Beltway 8 Frontage) (Meets Sept. 14, Oct. 11, Nov. 9, and Dec. 14)

This popular, four-part series meets once per month in several locations. At the request of participants, Canon Vicar Art Callaham will explore the tapestry of American denominational Christianity, its history, and its cultural impact, through lecture and conversation.

The Dean’s Book Club

The Book Club discusses a different book each month, including novels, nonfiction, and books on spirituality and faith. (Meets Sept. 6, Oct. 4, Nov. 1, Dec. 6)

Bible and Study Groups

Bible “By the Glass”

Mondays, 6:30–8 p.m., OKRA Charity Saloon, 924 Congress

Canon for Welcome and Evangelism Genevieve Razim convenes a group for Bible study and fellowship using the Kaleidoscope Bible study process. All are welcome.

Bible “By the Glass” North

Tuesdays, 7 p.m., Brix Wine Cellars Vintage Park, 110 Vintage Park Blvd. T, Houston TX 77070

This group is a north Houston version of the original Bible “By the Glass.”

Jesus as...

Tuesdays, 7–8:15 a.m., Mellinger Room

Thursdays, 12–1 p.m., Mellinger Room

Join Canon Vicar Art Callaham for a look at the ways in which New Testament images of Jesus are modeled on Old Testament figures. Bring a bible and a willingness to explore. Material in this class is (largely) identical on Tuesdays mornings and Thursday noontimes.

Women’s Morning Bible Study

Wednesdays, 9:30–11 a.m., Jeffers Conference Room

Gather for sincere and truthful conversation on the appointed scripture readings for the following Sunday. Journals are encouraged.

Men’s Morning Bible Study Group

Wednesdays, 7–8 a.m., Jeffers Conference Room

Join Dean Barkley Thompson for study and prayer.