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Crochet Class

Created on Friday, January 11
The Prayer Quilt and Shawl Ministry will be holding a crochet class on Saturday, January 26 from 9-11 a.m. in the Library.  The class will teach you the basics of crochet and get you started on your first project.  Please email Heather Trulock (This ...

Adult Sunday School

Created on Friday, January 11
Sarah Dannemiller will resume the Adult Sunday School Sunday Jan. 13 at 9:15 a.m.  We will continue reading through Rowan Williams book,  Being Christian.  The class is currently discussing chapters 3 and 4 which deals with the nature and role ...

Annual Meeting

Created on Friday, January 11
All members are invited to attend our Annual Meeting Sunday, January 27.  We will begin right after the 10:30 service concludes and have lunch together in Gerhart Hall.  We will then elect new members to the Vestry and delegates to the Diocesan ...

Search Committee News

Created on Thursday, June 7
December 2018:  It’s a Wrap! It is hard to believe that it’s December! The Search Committee spent the month of November conducting phone interviews and background checks, and reviewing sermons and blogs of candidates. We are getting close to ...

Bishop Michael Curry Talks About Power of Love

Created on Monday, May 21
Click on the link below to see Presiding Bishop discuss his new book “The Power of Love.” In light of the tragedy in Pittsburgh in which 11 died in a shooting at a synagogue, Curry sheds light on how faith and grief coincide, saying: “We deal with grief ...

St. John's Episcopal School now enrolling!

Created on Wednesday, March 28
St. John's Episcopal School is now enrolling EPK 2 through 5th Grade!   For 65 years, St. John’s Episcopal School has provided an enriched academic program that emphasizes the development of each child’s potential within a caring and Christian ...

Annual Report 2017

Created on Wednesday, January 24
Click here to view the 2017 Annual Report.

Gerhart Hall Slideshow

Created on Wednesday, September 13
View the construction of Gerhart Hall from start to finish!   ...

Diocese Newsletter

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


STJES Chapel w/Clergy Wednesday, Jan 23 - All Day
Foundation Meeting Wednesday, Jan 23 @ 12:00 PM
Key City Winds Rehearsal Wednesday, Jan 23 @ 3:30 PM
Children's Music Wednesday, Jan 23 @ 5:15 PM
Preschool Music Wednesday, Jan 23 @ 5:30 PM

January 20th, 2019
Sunday, January 20, 2019
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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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