There are a lot of different things that make us Saint Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church. We invite you to Come and See all that we have to offer. Inspired Preaching

The Rev. Greg Pickens, Associate for Operations and Pastoral Care is a homegrown diocesan priest. Greg Pickens has been on the road since he was born, almost.  Greg was born in Oklahoma City, started 6th grade in New Orleans, and finished High School in Houston. He received a degree in economics from the University of […]

Working 15 years with the American Red Cross taught the Rev. Hunter Ruffin the lesson that would later prove valuable in ministry — expect the unexpected. “It taught me the art of improvisation,” he said. “To be successful in that kind of role and in ministry means to be able to welcome interruption and to […]

Food 4 Kids provides a weekend food pack for a child at critical risk for hunger. Dallas County has one of the highest childhood hunger rates in the nation. $5 a week, $20 a month, $200 for the school year, or $260 a year makes sure one school child has food for the weekend. You […]

Over the course of last weekend, August 13 and 14, several areas in the Diocese of Louisiana have experienced widespread flooding impacting people, parishes, and cities. Saint Michael and All Angels is joining in the relief effort with a financial contribution of $2,000 to The Bishop’s Fund, which will add to the financial support from Episcopal […]

A wide range of Christian formation choices will be available to adults including in-depth reviews of the Church throughout time, traditional Bible study, classes for married couples, and a look at different faiths in different lands. All classes begin at 10:00. Click Here for Children’s (age 3-5th grade) Sunday Classes – registration is happening now! […]

During his time away from church, Vicar Bill Murray likes making iconography, taking his boys to soccer practice, and busting some moves on the dance floor. And it’s OK with him if you want to joke about the “other” Bill Murray from Saturday Night Live and Hollywood movies fame.  “It doesn’t bother me,” he said. […]

The Rev. Lisa Flores Musser was born and raised in New Orleans, and although she grew up Episcopalian, she attended an all-girl Catholic High School. She enjoyed church for as long as she can remember and eventually became an acolyte and active in a youth group. “I loved going to church,” she recalled. “I was […]

He’s an evangelist’s evangelist, who loves bringing people to Christ whether it’s using demographics for strategy, praying with runners, or preaching in a bar. The Rev. Bob Johnston wants everyone to connect with God. It’s his passion. Johnston, who is an identical twin, grew up in Victoria, Texas where he felt God’s call in high […]

This describes the search process as we planned and did it, the surprise of how we see it with hindsight, and what we learned about the future of Saint Michael. The official story We started with these steps in mind. Understand the parish and what we need -> “Cast the net” for candidates -> Discern […]

I am ecstatic that we have called the Rev. Chris Girata to be our 8th Rector.  By now you’ve read a great deal about Chris, his wife Nicole and their family, but here I’d like to focus on our next phase.  As Van Sheets, our search Co-Chair, said so well, “Our search is like a […]

Saint Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church has called the Rev. Christopher D. Girata to be its eighth Rector. The Vestry unanimously voted to make the call at its meeting on Wednesday, June 15. He will begin his ministry at Saint Michael on Monday, August 15. The Rev. Girata, 36, currently is Rector of Calvary […]

The Women of Saint Michael celebrated the 2015-2016 program year at its annual Spring Luncheon by donating $401,000 to nonprofit charities and ministries. Kathy Jenevein, chair of the Gifts Committee said the grants went to local non-profit agencies focused on poverty and protecting and nurturing children and families, and to Episcopal Church related organizations. Click […]

Lauren Wainwright has been called to be the Director of Youth Ministry at Saint Michael and All Angels and will begin on June 1. She will oversee the middle school and high school programs. Ms. Wainwright brings over nine years of youth ministry experience to Saint Michael, most recently as Director of Youth Ministries at […]

Saint Michael’s Vicar, The Rev. Bill Murray, is on a two-month writing leave during which he will read, study, and write the thesis for his Doctor of Ministry degree at the University of the South – Sewanee. He will return June 25. Before leaving, the Vicar wrote an article published by the Episcopal Diocese of […]

In February of 2016, Saint Michael and All Angels parish sent 18 missionaries down to Tela, Honduras for the 12th year in a row.  Upon arriving in San Pedro Sula, the team was greeted by the senior class from the school at Espiritu Santo in Tela and included kids that were in kindergarten when Saint […]

  Background With the announced departure of the Episcopal School of Dallas, the Campus Planning Committee was given the challenges of how to replace ESD’s rental income and how to provide the resources for the Saint Michael Episcopal School (formerly the preschool) to move into the vacated space. The Committee developed a Master Plan, incorporating […]

The officers to lead the Women of Saint Michael in 2016-2017 are: President: Squeaky Connolly (May 2016- May 2017) President Elect: Tricia Stewart (May 2017- May 2018) Vice President: Kristin Lambeth Communications: Linda Shaffer Newsletter: Electra Harelson Recording Secretary: Allison Bovard Treasurer: Elizabeth Gorman Assistant Treasurer: Carol Carrington Parliamentarian: Margaret Cervin