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Video: Presiding Bishop's World Refugee Day Message

Created on Tuesday, June 20

Contemplative Prayer Group

Created on Wednesday, June 7
The weekly contemplative prayer group that meets each Tuesday at 4 pm in the Lower Level Parish Hall will continue to meet throughout the summer. We invite you to join us as we learn more about God’s presence in our lives and spend time together in ...

Please Welcome Our New Curate!

Created on Friday, June 2
Thursday, June 1, the Rev. Claire Makins started her new job as Curate at Heavenly Rest! We can’t wait to see what God has in store for her here! Claire graduated from the School of Theology at Sewanee: The School of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee on ...

June Lay Reader

Created on Tuesday, May 30
Click here to view the June 2017 edition of the Lay Reader Newsletter!

Youth Exchange Builds Peace

Created on Monday, May 15
How do we begin to manifest world peace? One person at a time. And you can get started right away. Where to begin? If you are a family that has a student in high school this fall, please consider hosting another one! An opportunity exists within our ...

Presiding Bishop's Sermon

Created on Tuesday, April 11
Video footage of Presiding Bishop Michael Curry's sermon at Heavenly Rest on Palm Sunday, April 9, 2017.     ...

Heavenly Roast Coffee House

Created on Sunday, April 2
The Episcopal youth will serve specialty coffees, teas and light breakfast snacks in the Youth Garage from 9-10:15 am Sunday, May 7 and Sunday, May 21. All proceeds from coffee sales go to the mission project of their choosing during 2017. When the coffee ...

Pet Columbarium

Created on Wednesday, October 12
The St. Francis Memorial Garden, also known as the Pet Columbarium, at the Church of the Heavenly Rest exists to provide a peaceful space to memorialize and remember our beloved pets. For more information on the Pet Columbarium click here.

Heavenly Rest group brings soup and conversation to dozens

Created on Sunday, June 12
The article below was published in the Abilene Reporter News on Sunday, June 12.   Heavenly Rest group brings soup and conversation to dozens By This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. of the ...

Diocese Newsletter

Created on Monday, April 18
Click here to view the Newsletter for the Episcopal Diocese of Northwest Texas.


Holy Eucharist with Healing Service Wednesday, Jun 28 @ 5:30 PM
Morning Prayer Thursday, Jun 29 @ 8:00 AM
Hands On Outreach Thursday, Jun 29 @ 9:30 AM
Bagpipes Thursday, Jun 29 @ 7:00 PM
Morning Prayer Friday, Jun 30 @ 8:00 AM

June 25, 2017
Sunday, June 25, 2017
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Welcome to Heavenly Rest! We are glad you are visiting our site and hope you will accept this invitation to become part of this faith community.  Together we seek to know the reconciling love of the God and share that love with everyone.  Beautiful worship, exquisite music, inclusive fellowship, generous outreach and excellent Christian education await you. We thank God that more and more people are making this church their spiritual home.  Feel the caring, sharing, creating and serving that God intended for your soul at Heavenly Rest.


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