Time-honored worship for today's Christians.

Welcome!

Thank you for worshipping with us at Saint Alban's! We are happy that you are here. All baptized Christians are welcome to fully participate in worship and take Communion alongside members of the parish.

The Church of Saint Alban is now the oldest Episcopal Church in El Paso, and part of the Diocese of the Rio Grande. The parish is moving in exciting directions as we strive to continue share Christ's message of love and forgiveness in a stressed-out world.  Come and join us as we move toward our 100th year of common witness and worship. For more detailed information about our Parish Life and ministries, our Parish Profile is now available for viewing and download in the "About Us" section of our site, or just click HERE. 

 

We got some nice publicity in the El Paso Herald Post! Visit the link here!

 

 

 


St.Francis BlessThe Blessing of the Animals


The time has come again for the annual Blessing of the Animals at St. Alban's! This year we will incorporate the blessings along with our regular Sunday services for October 1st, 8am and 10:30am respectively. Both services will be in the Parish Hall instead of the Sanctuary. All pets are welcome but dogs will need to be leashed and well behaved. We hope to see you and your little ones there....

“All praise to you, Oh Lord, for all these brother and sister creatures,” 

Saint Francis of Assisi, from Canticle of the Creatures

 

 

 

 

LadyofWalsingham-STG-4wbOur Lady of Walsingham

 

On Sunday, October 15th we celebrate the Feast Day of Our Lady of Walsingham. There will be a combined service at 9:30 AM, followed by a potluck lunch in the Parish Hall. All are welcome to attend. 

St. Alban's hosts the only Shrine to Our Lady of Walsingham in the Diocese of the Rio Grande. For more information on our Shrine, and Our Lady of Walsingham's history, click HERE. 

 



 

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The 65th Annual Convention of the Rio Grande will be held in El Paso October 19-21, at the airport Marriott Hotel, with the parishes in El Paso hosting. We need volunteers to assist with convention registration, to be sergeants-atarms, and to bake cookies. Please consult the signup list on the bulletin board by Rev. Lin’s office and indicate how you can help.

 

 

 

 

 

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 We are in the process of forming a Flower Guild. Please consider volunteering to share the flower arranging work with others. Also, if any of you would like to sponsor altar flowers for a specific Sunday, please sign up on the sheet located on the bulletin board outside Rev. Lin’s office.

 


 

 


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Wednesday Morning Bible Study

 

Please join us for Wednesday morning Bible Study at 10:30 AM, with the Gospel of Matthew. The regular Noon Mass follows afterwards in the Lady Chapel. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

~EpiscopalShieldMedShinyInterested in learning more about the Episcopal Church?


Are you interested in learning more about the Episcopal Church and about St. Alban’s? Rev. Lin wants to begin a six-class session designed to inform anyone who wants to know more about the Episcopal Church and its traditions. These classes also contain all the elements needed to prepare for baptism, confirmation, or reception. If you’re interested, please let Rev. Lin know your schedule so that we can find a time when the most people can attend. You may contact Rev. Lin here.

 

 


Celebration of a New Ministry!


On Sunday, Sept. 10th at 9:30 AM, in one combined Sunday service, Rev. Dr. Lin Lilley was  installed as Rector of St. Alban's Church; with Bishop Vono presiding. The installation was followed by lunch in the Parish Hall. It was a joyful celebration for all!



 

St. Alban’s Rector Elect = The Rev. Dr. Lin S. Lilley

 

Ecclesiastes 3 reminds us that “for everything there is a season.”

 

CD LilleyI am pleased to announce that on March 15, St. Alban’s begins a new season as it enters a time of ministry led by the Rev. Dr. Lin Lilley.

 

Rev. Dr. Lin was ordained in the Diocese of the Rio Grande in 2011, and then completed additional certification in transitional (interim) ministry. She completed a fifteen-month curacy at St. Francis Rio Rancho before serving for two and half years as interim Priest-in-Charge and Campus Ministry Chaplain of St. Thomas of Canterbury Episcopal Church in Albuquerque. After Canterbury, Lin was called to St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Durango, Colorado where she served as interim Rector for a year. In addition to her work in the parish, Lin has served in the Diocese of the Rio Grande in various positions including three years as chair of the Commission on Ministry of the Baptized.

 

Prior to ordination, Lin had a 35-year career as a trial consultant. Her PhD is in communication, and for several years Lin taught university speech classes and trained secondary speech teachers. She is single but proud of three step-children and 10 grandchildren who all live in Iowa.

 

We look forward to welcoming Lin to our church family. Please keep Lin in your prayers as she moves from Albuquerque to El Paso and begins her journey with us.

Blessings,

 

Sal Saldivar,

Sr. Warden

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 


 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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WORSHIP TIMES 

Sundays

8:00 AM &

10:30 AM  


Nursery and Sunday School are available at the 10:30 AM Mass


* Gluten free Host is available at all Masses. 

 

Wednesdays

Bible study 10:30 am

Noon Mass in the Lady Chapel

(followed by a simple lunch and fellowship)

 

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