Our Gothic Church was completed in time to celebrate Easter Day, 2004.

Installation of our new Rector, January 6, 2008

The History of St. Martin's - Recent

February 8, 2004 - The Parade of Pipes; 750 parishioners helped carry 4,555 organ pipes into the sanctuary.

April 11, 2004 - Regular worship in the New Church (now renamed The Church) begins with Easter services.

June 22, 2006 - The Rev. Laurence A. Gipson, D.D. announces his retirement.

April 29, 2007 - The new Cloister Garden is dedicated.

May 8, 2007 - Rector search committee calls the Rev. Dr. Russell J. Levenson, Jr. as our new Rector.

June 24, 2007 - The new Garden of the Holy Cross - Riverway is consecrated and dedicated.

2007 - St. Martin’s acquires a 15th century museum-quality Altarpiece, a triptych depicting the life of St. Martin. It resides in the east wing of The Church, in what has been named the Patron’s Chapel.

August 26, 2007 - the Inaugural Liturgy of the Rev. Dr. Russell J. Levenson, Jr., fourth Rector.

January 4-8, 2008 - The Most Reverend and Right Honorable Dr. George L. Carey, 103rd Archbishop of Canterbury, visits St. Martin’s. On January 6, St. Martin’s instituted its fourth Rector, the Rev. Dr. Russell J. Levenson, Jr. (pictured at left).

Spring, 2008 - St. Martin's acquires three acres east of campus and begins master planning process for its use.

May 10, 2008 - Then Bishop of Texas, the Rt. Rev. Don A. Wimberly confirmed 100 adults and youth in the largest class in his entire episcopate.

November 22, 2008 - The Rt. Rev. C. Andrew Doyle was ordained bishop coadjutor for the Diocese of Texas, here at St. Martin’s. Click here to see our "behind the scenes" efforts.

April 5, 2009 - Family Table and 6ten worship services move to the Old Church.

Spring, 2010 - Launch of $25 million “Building for Life” capital campaign, to expand and renovate the Church’s facilities, ministries and operations.

April 10, 2011 - “Building for Life” Ceremonial Groundbreaking for our new buildings: The Island / The Scout Center, and The Hope and Healing Center.

January 29, 2012 - Unveiling of the new Welcoming Christ tympanum.

Spring, 2012 - St. Martin’s acquires the 5005 Woodway property.

With nearly 8,600 members, St. Martin’s holds its place as the largest Episcopal Church in North America.

Click here to read about the first 50 years of St. Martin's Episcopal Church.