As Episcopalians, we are members of the Episcopal Church USA and the Anglican Communion world-wide. All persons baptized in other traditions are welcome to Sunday communion at the Lord's Table and the other tables we set during the weeks of our programs, projects and worship experiences.
On April 4, 1853, the cornerstone of our current building (which was Church of the Epiphany at the time) was laid at Bois d’Arc (7th St.) and San Jacinto across the street from the two-story mansion where President Lamar had lived.For more than 30 years, the Episcopal Church has been fighting in courts to enforce its claim over properties held by breakaway congregations and dioceses. religious denomination facing these kinds of disputes.The church has faced litigation in at least 20 states, as dozens of congregations have sought to withdraw from the church over doctrinal differences. Other Protestant churches, including a number of Presbyterian and Methodist denominations, also are involved in similar litigation with breakaway congregations (see Internal Property Disputes).Please beware that comments are aggressively moderated.Uncivil or churlish comments will likely get you banned immediately, so make any contribution count!