Episcopal Church

of Wichita Falls

All Saints Episcopal Church
Good Shepherd Episcopal Church
St. Stephen's Episcopal Church

Sunday  Morning Worship
with Communion
10:30 AM

905 Church Street
Decatur, TX 76234
Sunday Morning Worship
with Communion
10:00 AM




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Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost

Northern Deanery

Diocese of Fort Worth





The Unjust Judge and the Persistent Widow




The Episcopal Church of Wichita Falls 

All Saints ~ Good Shepherd ~ St Stephens 

Now Worshipping  




10:30 A.M.

   At 5023 Lindale at  Cypress


Holy Eucharist – Rite II

10:30 A.M. Sunday, October 23 , 2016

The Vy. Rev. John Payne

Preacher and Celebrant


Altar Servers & Readers

Brent Walker - Lay Eucharistic Minister

James Howerton - Crucifer/Thurifer

James Howerton - 1st Lesson

Judi Kindig - 2nd Lesson

Patricia Anderson - Prayers of the People

Sharon Delaney - Altar Guild

SuzAnne Russell - Music


Stay for coffee after the service! :)


 In this week's Joyful: 

  • October Calendar
  • Episcopal Church of Wichita Falls
  • Reflection of today's appointed Gospel lesson
  • Volunteers Pack 270 Power Paks 4 Kids This Week
  • Pottery by Senior Warden Exhibited at Local Art Museum
  • The Episcopal Church Wise County
    • Vestry Meeting Sunday the 23rd of October
    • October 2016 - focus on the Wise County Humane Society
    • Blessing of the Animalsa huge success!
  • Public Policy Network Advocacy Newsletter
  • Tuesday Oct. 18 is Feast Day for St. Luke, the Apostle
  • Blessing household pets is a common practice around St. Francis Day; in Idaho the priest blesses thousands of sheep


Twenty-ThirdSunday after Pentecost

October 23, 2016

Year C - Rite 2

  Appointed Readings: Revised Common Lectionary


October 23, 2016

The Lessons Appointed for the Principal Service


Twenty-Third  Sunday after Pentecost

First reading


Second reading


October 23, 2016

Joel 2:23-32

Psalm 65

2 Timothy 4:6-8, 16-18 Luke 18:9-14

 Listen to this week's readings.


Season after Pentecost
Year C

First* reading


Second reading


Proper 5 (10)
June 9, 2013

1 Kings 17:17-24 

Psalm 30 



Galatians 1:11-24

Luke 7:11-17