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Town Hall Meetings

Created on Thursday, August 3
There is still one "Town Hall Meeting" left! If you did not make Tuesday's meeting, RSVP for the meeting on Thursday, Aug. 17 and let us know what is important to you at the Church of the Heavenly Rest. The meeting starts at 5:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall. Wine ...

Rally Day 2017

Created on Wednesday, August 16
Rally Day is Sunday, Sept. 10! Learn about fellowship, stewardship, and discipleship at Heavenly Rest. Various guild and committee members will be talking about the gifts they have been given, as well as the gifts that they are giving in return while serving ...

Opening of Gerhart Hall

Created on Wednesday, August 16
Opening Day is upon us! Gerhart Hall will be opened Saturday, Sept. 9, at 6:00-8:00 p.m. Make sure to mark your calendar now to join us for the grand celebration! Food, drink, and lively music will be provided in the beautiful new courtyard. There will be a ...

Back to School Bash

Created on Thursday, August 3
Get ready for back-to-school with a fun day at Heavenly Rest! Join us August 27 at 9:15 in the Parish Hall for a Back to School Bash! Register for Sunday School, sign up for Children's Choirs, enjoy a photo booth, grab some food and most importantly have lots ...

Directory Photo Shoot

Created on Thursday, August 3
We are working with Lifetouch to create a new photo directory and we need you to make it complete! The directory will put names with faces and help us connect with each other. Each participating family will receive a free directory and complimentary 8x10 ...

Sweet Hour of Prayer

Created on Tuesday, July 18
Sometimes conversations become routine. You repeat familiar words and phrases and barely listen to the response because you’ve heard it many times before. Wouldn’t it be great to have a real, dynamic encounter with another?   This can happen in our talks ...

Bowie School Supplies

Created on Thursday, July 27
Episcopal Church Women (ECW) are collecting school supplies for Bowie Elementary students in August!  There are a variety of supply needs:    -Zippered 3 ring binder -7 inch pointed scissors -composition notebooks -#2 yellow pencils -bottles of ...

August 2017 Lay Reader

Created on Monday, July 31
Click here to view the August edition of the Lay Reader newsletter!

Diocese Newsletter

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


Morning Prayer Thursday, Aug 17 @ 8:00 AM
Thrift House Meeting Thursday, Aug 17 @ 10:30 AM
Town Hall Meeting Thursday, Aug 17 @ 5:30 PM
Bagpipes Thursday, Aug 17 @ 7:00 PM
Morning Prayer Friday, Aug 18 @ 8:00 AM

August 13, 2017
Sunday, August 13, 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



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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