Weekday Offerings

View the Fall 2017 Education Guide and Fall 2017 Calendar of Special Events


Childcare is available at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday evenings in the Jones Building for children age three months through 12 years.

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 E 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. 12, Nov. 9, and Dec. 14)

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

Cathedral 20s & 30s
Wednesdays, 6:30–8 p.m., Ballard Youth Center (Treehouse)
Cathedral 20s & 30s offers opportunities for young adults to explore ways to integrate their faith and life experiences in the context of a supportive community. This ministry strives to connect Episcopal young adults throughout the Houston area and to offer programs that equip them for ministry in their respective parishes through fellowship, faith formation, service, and fun.

Buscando la Luz
The last three Wednesdays of the month, 6:45–8 p.m.,
Mellinger Room
Amarilis Vargas Bautista leads a series of conversations in Spanish whose primary purpose is personal knowledge and growth, interpersonal relationships, self-esteem improvement, and self-acceptance.

The Dean’s Book Club
Wednesdays once per month, 6:30–8 p.m., McGehee Conference Room
This group discusses a different book each month, including novels, nonfiction, and books on spirituality and faith. Titles are chosen by the group and published in the monthly Bulletin newsletter. (Meets Sept. 6, Oct. 4, Nov. 1, Dec. 6)

Branch Out
Thursdays, various times and locations throughout Houston
During the school year, Jeremy Bradley and Christy Orman visit youth at area middle schools and high schools for lunch, extracurricular events, or a quick visit.


Bible and Study Groups

Bible “By the Glass”
Mondays, 6:30–8 p.m., OKRA Charity Saloon, 924 Congress
Tuesdays, 7–8:30 p.m., Brixology in The Vintage, 110 Vintage Park (Louetta and 249)
These casual groups convene for Bible study and fellowship both downtown and in northwest Houston.

Jesus as…
Tuesdays, 7–8:15 a.m., Mellinger Room
Thursdays, 12–1 p.m., Mellinger Room
Join the Vicar 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
Wednesdays, 7–8 a.m., Jeffers Conference Room
Join Dean Thompson this fall for a study of the Old Testament character David, from shepherd boy to king of Israel.


Other recurring events

Community Groups
Check our calendar, The Bulletin, or your Sunday leaflet to learn more about other ways to connect with Cathedral friends at Bridge Night, choir rehearsals, Foyers dinners, and other events.

Shepherd Training and Mourner’s Path
There are also opportunities to train to be a Shepherd through Community of Hope training (September 6– October 4), and, for those who have recently experienced loss, to walk the Mourner’s Path (October 12–November 16). Call Kim Williams at 713-590-3334 to learn more.