October 22, 2019

First Monday Covered Dish

The First Monday Covered Dish resumes Monday, January 8, 2018 at 6:00 PM. Participants bring a covered dish to share and enjoy the fellowship. No programs. Just good food and lots of lively fellowship.


Study Group

We began our new series for adult Christian Education at 6:00 PM on September 18th. It consists of 24 half-hour presentations by Dr. David Brakke, PhD. It's a study developed by The Great Courses Entitled "The Apocryphal Jesus" and will cover the apocryphal writings of the New Testament era.

Each session consists of two 30 minute videos after which we take some time for discussion. (Note: We do not meet on those Mondays on which we hold our First Monday Pot Luck Suppers.


Directory & Schedules (Members Only)

The Parish Directory as well as ministry schedules are all on line. Sign in and go to the Resources page in the "Members Only" part of the website and choose "Directory" or "Readers" or "Altar Guild, Servers, Chalice Bearers, Ushers".


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Worship Times

Regular Sunday Eucharist - 9:00 A.M.


What is the Episcopal Church?

Find out about the Episcopal Church and the history of this wonderful community on our What is the Episcopal Church page.


Our Parish Community

Go to the About Us section to meet the staff of Saint William Laud, and find out what we're all about!


Visiting for the first time?

If you're curious about what a truly nurturing community of believers is like, then you should come to the Join Us section to find out how you can get involved. Join us!


Loaves & Fishes

The SWL food pantry continues to minister to the citizens of Camp County! What a great ministry. Thanks to all the volunteers who help in that effort. We couldn't do it without you! If you would like to donate contact SWL at 903 856-2675. Loaves and Fishes takes place the third and fourth Wednesday of every month at 9:30 AM in the Parish Hall.


Upcoming Dates to REMEMBER!

February 13 - Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper 6:00 PM

February 14 - Ash Wednesday imposition of ashes - 6:00 PM

2/14 - 3/31  -  Lent ( Stations of the Cross, Friday’s at 6:00 PM

March 29 - Maundy Thursday - 6:00 PM

March 30 - Good Friday - 6:00 PM 

April 1 - Easter Sunday - 8:45 AM


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Saint William Laud's mission statement is "Witnessing for Christ around His table and in the world."  We do this in different ways.


Our prison ministry, REC (Residents Encounter Christ), takes the love of Christ to the inmates of East Texas' prisons who often think that no one loves them; why should God? It's an ecumenical ministry that involves churches of many denominations from all over East Texas. It very successful and a proven ministry to combat recidivism in Texas prisons. If you would like to participate, contact any of our REC team members. 


Our Episcopal Day School gives its students a Christian based pre-k education that prepares them to enter public school kindergarten. To get more information about the Day School program you must be registered as a member on this website. (You do not have to be a member of St. Wm. Laud.)


Loaves and Fishes is our food pantry that serves the people of Pittsburg and the surrounding area by distributing food to those in need. Most of our food comes from the East Texas Food Bank in Tyler but many items also come from donations of food and financial support.


Study Group - The Study Group meets each Monday evening at 6:00 P.M. We study various subjects which are pertinent to the Christian Faith. Currently they are  doing a study of “The Apocriphal Jesus” , a study of Jesus as presented in Apocryphal writings in New Testament times. This is a study as presented in 24 video lectures by Professor David Brakke of The Ohio State University 


Many in the parish also minister to the parish by serving as acolytes, readers, servers, oblationers, vestry members, ushers, treasurers and altar guild.


There are many parishioners who volunteer in many ways to serve the community. Some serve as hospice caregivers, some volunteer at the local hospital in many different capacities. We have even started a bookmobile service there hosted by members of the  parish.