Join us as we mark the beginning of Lent with Ash Wednesday on Wednesday, February 14. Services at St. Richard's include 7 a.m., 12 Noon, and 7 p.m.
Our Lenten series begins the evening of Wednesday, February 21, continuing until Wednesday, March 28. Holy Communion begins at six o’clock, followed by a soup supper at 6:30 p.m. graciously provided by some of our ministry groups, and concludes with our musical feature and program at 7:00 p.m. Be sure to pick up a copy of Meeting Jesus in the Gospel of John in the Narthex and Parish Hall.
Connect the dots between the significance of one man’s death and your life.
Join us each week during the Lenten Supper Series for a children's program, music and crafts. Program starts at 7pm in the youth room. Nursery care is also available for children from ages 6 months to 4 years."
/connect/sunday-morningsAre you interested in becoming a member of St. Richard's Episcopal Church? Foundations is a series that prepares you to join St. Richard's by way of Baptism, Confirmation, Reception or Reaffirmation.
The next Foundations Course begins Sunday, January 21 at 9:15 a.m. in Meeting Room 1 of the Parish Hall, reconvening on Friday, February 4 at 9:15 am and meeting weekly until our Bishop returns to St. Richard's for Confirmation Sunday, March 18th.
This is a book study of Andy Crouch's Strong and Weak. Books are $10 and can be purchased from Fr. Zac directly. Here's a preview: Two common temptations lure us away from abundant living-withdrawing into safety and grasping for power. True flourishing, says Andy Crouch, travels down an unexpected path-being both strong and weak.
Our visual art group meets Sunday, February 18 at 6:00 p..m. in the Parish Hall. This class is for the seasoned artist or those just beginning. All adults welcome! If you already have supplies please bring them! (At this time we won't be doing oil painting due to the chemicals and clean up required.). If you do not have supplies, we will have a variety of supplies on hand that you may try out for a small fee. If you have questions, please contact Liza Moore at email@example.com.
Palm Sunday, March 25
The Liturgy of the Palms & Holy Communion, 8:00 am and 10:30 am
The Crucifixion presented by Jon Stainer (musical feature) at 5:00 p.m.
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, March 26, 27 & 28
Holy Communion Noonday
Maundy Thursday, March 29
Holy Communion at 7:00 pm
Good Friday, March 30
Good Friday Liturgy at Noon
Stations of the Cross at 6:00 pm
Saturday, March 31
The Great Easter Vigil and Holy Baptism at 8:00 pm
Easter Sunday, April 1
Holy Eucharist at 8:00 am, 9:15 am, and 11:30 am
Please join members of our parish Saturday, April 21, starting at 10 a.m. at the Round Rock Serving Center for our Parish Service Day! All are invited to participate. Please email Cady Clark at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
Please mark your calendar for the following upcoming volunteer opportunities:
Saturday, April 21st
Wednesday, July 11th
Saturday, September 15th
Saturday, December 1st
Sign up for a St. Richard's Small Group today! Small groups are the easiest way to dive more deeply into community here in our parish. Find new friends, find God, and eat lots of good food. Fill out the postcard folded into your order of service and drop it into the offering plate or at the Small Group table in the Parish Hall. You can also register here.
Are you new to St. Richard’s? Whether it’s your first visit or you’ve been here awhile, we invite you to join us for our Newcomers’ Lunch Sunday, February 11, immediately following the 10:30 service in the Parish Hall. R.S.V.P. by calling Liza at (512) 255-5436 or email email@example.com.
Join us Sunday, March 4, for our 1st Sunday Breakfast! $3 for individuals and $10 for families, credit and debit cards now accepted. If you are interested in joining this ministry, please contact our Parish Life vestry member Robin Mueller at firstname.lastname@example.org
This year St. Richard's will be hosting a medication "packing party" March 17 from 9:30 to 12:30. Any interested persons are welcome to come and help, no expertise required. Contact Cindy Smith at email@example.com for more information.
Join the Beth Moore Bible Study as we watch The Patriarchs Mondays from 7-9 p.m. in the Cranmer Room. Our class meets the 1st and 3rd Monday of the month. $20 for the study guide. Please contact Julie Habetz at (713)822-2398 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Help St. Richard’s show the Lord’s affections to others in Jesus’ name by helping us fill our new Parish Hall freezer!
1. It’s easy. So, take a deep breath, and say a prayer offering your loving work to the Lord and for the benefit of His work in the lives of the recipients of this wonderful meal that you are making.
2. Make your casserole or whatever this one dish wonder is. Ready it to be frozen, indicating by way of an attached label or sticker who made what and when, cooking directions for the return of a dish, and so forth.
3. Tell Barbara Geiter, our Vestry Member for Pastoral Care at email@example.com or (512) 674-5333. When she hears that someone might need a meal, she’ll connect with staff or others who have signed up to distribute the meal.
4. Deliver on Sunday morning, making arrangements with Barbara Geiter.
* If you want to distribute meals, please let Barbara know that too.
“Holy Baptism is full initiation by water and the Holy Spirit into Christ’s Body the Church. The bond which God establishes in Baptism is indissoluble."
2018 Dates for Holy Baptism at St. Richard’s
The Great Easter Vigil, Sunday, March 31, at the 10:30 service
Sunday, April 22, at the 10:30 service
At times, and due to several personal circumstances, parents and godparents request our clergy to baptize their children on different days and in other locations than what has been published.
Unopposed to “private” baptisms and always trusting the work of the Holy Spirit, our Rector considers each of these requests as they are made.
The 2018 Preparation for Holy Baptism at St. Richard’s
To prepare for your Baptism or your child’s Baptism, contact the clergy of St. Richard's at (512) 255-5436. Please submit this form if you are interested in baptism.
* Please check out our Children, Youth, and Adult pages under the Connect tab at the top of this page for more information on weekly happenings & ministries.