What is breakfast church?
The straightforward answer is that it is church, but while eating breakfast together. We gather in community to eat, share lives, and worship God.
There will be food like breakfast tacos and muffins, music, prayer, and a message that sparks discussion.
This special service happens once a month at our modern worship service, which begins at 9am in the Family Life Center (the metal building in back).
In the coming months we have some very special guests …
Michael S. Bishop, Ph.D.
Michael S. Bishop has been a marriage and family therapist in Austin for 35 years. His work as a therapist includes, working with families, couples, and individuals. In addition to his clinical responsibilities, he has been a professor and lecturer in several academic institutions, specifically St. Edward’s University, Seminary of the Southwest, University of Texas School of Nursing, University of Houston – Clear Lake, and was a field instructor in psychology for Universita’ di Roma-La Sapienza.
Currently, Dr. Bishop is a Clinical Affiliate lecturing on Family Therapy and Family Development in the Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Fellowship with Dell Medical School, at the University of Texas.
He is a frequent speaker at churches and also regularly teaches topics for Christian Formation at St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, his home church. In addition to speaking, he has served as a consultant with church ministry staffs to enhance their communication and relationships. For six years, Dr. Bishop was the psychological consultant for new pastors in what was formerly the Southwest Texas Conference of the United Methodist. Having served churches in the past as a minister, Dr. Bishop often provides counseling for clergy from various denominations.
Dr. Bishop is a Clinical Fellow in the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT.) In 2006, he was awarded the “Distinguished Service Award” by the Texas Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (TAMFT.) In 2018, Dr. Bishop was awarded the “Lifetime Achievement Award” by TAMFT.
A resident of Hays County, he is married to Kathryn Luckett, is the father of two adult daughters, and is the grandfather of two charming granddaughters and one delightful grandson.