Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest

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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.     ...

April Lay Reader

Created on Tuesday, April 4
Click here to view the April edition of the Lay Reader Newsletter!

Heavenly Roast Coffee House

Created on Sunday, April 2
The Heavenly Roast Coffee House is now open in the Youth House every other Sunday morning between services at 9-10:15 a.m. The proceeds will fund their projects and trips, and your support and participation is greatly appreciated. 

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.

Contemplative Prayer Group

Created on Wednesday, March 2
Contemplative Prayer is a way of cultivating a deeper relationship with God. It is a way of quieting the mind while maintaining its alertness and may be quite refreshing. It is an exercise of faith, hope and selfless love and can be a path of transformation. ...

Heavenly Rest Welcomes Boy Scouts

Created on Thursday, January 21
The following article was published in the Abilene Reporter News Thursday, January 21, 2016. Heavenly Rest is thrilled to welcome the Boy Scouts and we thank our Parish Community for making this transition possible!   Scout troops find new home ...

Bishop Scott Mayer on the Primates’ Meeting

Created on Friday, January 15
The Rt. Rev. J Scott Mayer has issued a statement related to the actions of the recent Anglican Communion Primates’ Meeting. The entire statement can be viewed at the link below.http://episcopaldiocesefortworth.org/bishop-scott-mayer-primates-meeting/ ...

Wednesday Nights at Heavenly Rest

Created on Thursday, September 17
Join us on Wednesday nights at Heavenly Rest! There are many activities and opportunities for fellowship for children and adults, including a parish-wide fellowship meal beginning at 6:00 pm. We are asking for a small donation of $5 per person, or $10 per ...


Holy Eucharist Sunday, Apr 30 @ 8:00 AM
Sunday School Sunday, Apr 30 @ 9:15 AM
Holy Eucharist Sunday, Apr 30 @ 10:30 AM
Change Ringers Sunday, Apr 30 @ 5:00 PM
Education for Ministry Monday, May 1 @ 5:15 PM

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017
The Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest | ADDRESS: 602 Meander Street • Abilene, Texas 79602 PHONE: (325) 677-2091 |  Site by Church Website Design
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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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