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Welcome to St. Joseph’s Episcopal Church in Salado Texas!

We strive to be a welcoming and diverse community, offering a variety of worship, fellowship, education, and ministry opportunities. Therefore we invite you to join with us as we “seek and serve Christ in all persons.”


St. Joseph’s welcomes all people where ever they are in their faith journey. We believe that we can best come to know God, our creator, through a relationship with his son, Jesus Christ. The clearest statements of what we believe is to be found in the Apostle’s Creed and the Nicene Creed. As a church, we emphasize the mystery of encountering God in worship. We believe all people are called to be ministers and to serve God, his Church and the community in which they live.


Please join us for worship and be a part of our Faith community. You are never a visitor. You are always our guest and we will welcome you with open arms.

Peace and Blessings,

Fr. Bob+


Are we a protestant Church?

Yes. The word protestant means “to witness for” and reminds us that our church witnesses for Jesus in the world around us. As an Episcopal Church we wish to work for greater unity among all Christians and churches. We believe that through a relationship with Jesus as our savior and redeemer that we come to salvation. We  believe that the  Holy Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments to be the Word of God, and contain all things necessary for salvation. We understand the meaning of the Bible by help of the Holy Spirit, who guides the Church in the true interpretation of the Scriptures.

Are we a Catholic Church?

Yes. The Church is catholic, because it proclaims the whole Faith to all people, to the end of time. The Church is apostolic, because it continues in the teaching and fellowship of the apostles and is sent to carry out Christ’s mission to all people.

Are we a Sacramental Church?

Yes. A sacrament is an outward and visible sign of inward and spiritual grace, given by Christ as sure and certain means by which we receive that grace. We accept as most important the sacraments of Baptism and the Holy Eucharist (also called Communion or The Lord’s Supper). In Baptism we receive the gift of the Holy Spirit and are adopted into God’s family called the Church. In Eucharist, we receive the bread and wine of communion which we believe is the body and blood of Jesus — a way of knowing by faith that Jesus is truly with us and in union (communion) with us. The benefits we receive are the forgiveness of our sins, the strengthening of  our union with Christ and one another, and the foretaste of the heavenly banquet which is our nourishment in eternal life.

What is the mission of the Church?

The mission of the Church is to restore all people to unity with God and each other in Christ. The Church pursues its mission as it prays an worships, proclaims the Gospel, and promotes justice, peace, and love. The Church carries out its mission through the ministry of all its members.



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Upcoming Events • All are Welcome


Coming in April 2017….

April 9 • Palm Sunday • Services will start outside – weather permitting.

April 13 • Maundy Thursday • 6:30pm • Maundy Thursday liturgy with Holy Eucharist Rite 2 followed by Stripping of the Altar.

April 14 • Good Friday • 6:30pm • Self guided Stations of the Cross are from 10:00am until 5:00pm. Good Friday Liturgy at 6:30pm. Group Stations of the Cross will follow the service, outside weather permitting.

April 16 • Easter Sunday • 9:00am and 11:00am • Baptism and Confirmation at 11:00am service. Blessing and opening of the new Playground, Easter Egg Hunt, and Lite Brunch following the 11:00am service.

April 30 • 1:00pm – 4:00pm • Join us for the first annual Kite Fest in Salado Texas! Fun, food, kite building and flying for all! The Fest will be at the Chapel at Caliber Oak at 5235 Royal Street, Salado, TX 76571


Coming in May 2017….

May 21 • Annual Parish Picnic • 10:30am • We will have our annual parish picnic under the giant old oak tree behind the Parish Hall at St. Joseph’s. There will be only one service this day. A celebration picnic will be help after the Service

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Sharing Faith Dinner May 15, 2014 Pictures  <- click to view


Pictures and videos are also on Facebook and YouTube.

Note – you do not need to have a Facebook account or YouTube/Google account to view the pictures and videos.


Pumpkin Patch 2012 – September 20, 2012


Our first EfM class at St. Joseph’s – September 17, 2012


Our St. Joseph’s Youth Sing the Offertory Anthem- August 26, 2012


Our First Annual Chili Dog and Green Chili Cheeseburger Extravaganza – July 04, 2012


Outdoor Eucharist and Parish Picnic – May 20, 2012


Mother’s Day at St. Joseph’s – May 13, 2012

The men of St. Joseph’s celebrated Mother’s Day by preparing and serving a Mother’s Day Brunch on the patio. We honored  women of all ages and presented them with a red rose to symbolize our love for them.


Signing of the walls of the new addition – April 15, 2012

Signing of the new walls after our Sunday service on April 15, 2012. Kids and adults wrote their favorite scripture and blessings on the walls before the drywall goes up this week. The transept will expand our seating by another 15 or so.


Easter 2012


Shrove Tuesday – February 21, 2012


Baptism and Confirmation – January 29, 2012


Posada 2011


Advent 2011

Preparing for the service..

Preparing for the service


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WORSHIP & ACTIVITIES

Sunday May 21

10:30am

ONE SERVICE

Annual Parish Picnic

The service will be held under the giant oak tree behind the Parish Hall followed by a celebration picnic. Wear your picnic clothes, bring a chair or two, bring your friends and families and join us for food and fun! Everyone is Welcome!


Sunday Service Times

9:00am • Holy Eucharist

11:00am • Holy Eucharist

This Week's Scriptures


Sunday School

resumes September 17


Youth Group

Wednesday's 6:30pm


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