Bishop Michael Rinehart

Houston Religious Leaders Press for Immigration Reform

March 3, 2017 Press Release and Press Conference on Immigration Reform Houston Chronicle: ABC: Univisión:  Press Release:

Gulf Coast Synod Bishop’s Installation

Here are some photos from the installation, September 29, 2007. Presiding Bishop Mark Hanson of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America presided and preached. Many thanks to the good people of Grace Presbyterian in Houston, for hosting this event at... Continue Reading →

March 12, 2017 is Lent 2A

Believing in the resurrection of the dead, let us have the courage to walk into the darkness of this world and bring the love of God, the light of Christ, the joy of the Holy Spirit.

March 5, 2017 is Lent 1A

So, welcome to Lent. Pray: empty me, in whatever ways you can. Change my routine. Help me listen. Help me to fast, pray, give, and trust.

Press Conference Denouncing The Threats to Houston’s Jewish Community Center

Houston Chronicle coverage:  ADL Facebook Video: 

February 26, 2017 is the Transfiguration of Our Lord

This story may remind the church that worship, while joyful, is fuel for the ministry to which we are called. We cannot remain on the mountain top forever. Nor should we.

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