Author Archives: JDT

EVF Mission Brief: Big Announcement and Healing Service

Dear EVF Friends, It’s taken me forever to get this email out because I’ve been scurrying around with some amazing people, planning things as well as waiting on a Big Announcement. I was hoping to by Memorial Day, but not … Continue reading

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EVF Mission Brief

Dear EVF Friends, All they wanted was the black¬†knit¬†watch cap, 1 ea. That was all they wanted from me before I could officially sign out of the United States Marine Corps. I had lost it several months before in some … Continue reading

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EVF Mission Brief: Holy Week

Dear EVF Friends, I wish you a blessed Holy Week. The story of Jesus’ final week, crucifixion, and resurrection is a post-traumatic reflection on the violent death of Jesus by the people who loved him most. It’s hard to lose … Continue reading

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EVF Mission Brief: Join EVF at The POSSE EAST for a Rock Show on Sunday Apr. 2, 3-6pm

Dear EVF Friends, Road Trip! Retired Army Chaplain Matthew Williams is touring with his band and they are coming to Austin on April 2, 3-6pm at the Posse East! The Posse East is a relaxed pub right next to UT … Continue reading

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EVF Mission Brief

Dear EVF Friends, Last weekend I was invited to present the work of EVF in Northern Virginia. We had a great turnout, and so many expressed interest in forming EVF groups in their own parishes. We have always trusted the … Continue reading

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A Holy Lent for Veterans

Dear EVF Friends, On Thursday I will be heading off to Virginia Theological Seminary and St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Burke, VA to spread the good news of Jesus Christ and further the cause of the Episcopal Veterans Fellowship. It … Continue reading

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EVF Mission Brief

Dear EVF Friends, We had a fantastic time at the 168th Council of the Diocese of Texas. Lynn, Bob, and I personed the booth and had so many amazing conversations. We heard stories of war and homecoming, love and loss, … Continue reading

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EVF Mission Brief (Meetings all over and in Austin)

Dear EVF Friends, All are welcome to join us on Tuesday evening at 1845 at St. David’s as we conduct a “Cape Patrol” in Downtown Austin. Just as St. Martin, the patron of veterans, cut his cape in half to … Continue reading

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Four Chaplains this Wednesday!

Dear EVF Friends, This Wednesday night veterans and Christians will gather in Grace Chapel at St. Mark’s, Austin for a Commemoration of the Four Chaplains. This is an early story of interfaith cooperation and love–a story that is very timely … Continue reading

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Meetings this week!

Dear EVF Friends, Click on this link for this week’s meetings around the Nation Our next Austin EVF meeting will be on January 24th, Tuesday night, 1800. We will pray and serve our neighbors experiencing homelessness. Come and give the … Continue reading

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