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Upcoming Events

10/26/2014 -- DEANERY MEETING (Southwestern), 2:30 pm, St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 595 N. McIlhaney, Stephenville, TX 76401. This is the pre-diocesan convention deanery meeting. The proposed budget for 2015, proposed changes to canons and constitution, and proposed resolutions will be discussed.Diocesan Convention is November 14-15 in the Jack Daniels Club at Globe Life Park in Arlington.

10/28/2014 -- Diocesan Staff Meeting, 9:15 am, Diocesan Office, 4301 Meadowbrook Dr, Ft Worth, TX 76103.

10/28/2014 -- DEANERY MEETING (Fort Worth South), 5:30 pm, St Christopher's Episcopal Church, 3550 SW Loop 820, Fort Worth, TX 76133, United States.

10/30/2014 -- DEANERY MEETING (Fort Worth West), 5:30 pm, All Saints' Episcopal Church, 5001 Crestline Rd, Fort Worth, TX 76107, United States.

10/31/2014 -- Halloween

11/02/2014 -- Daylight Saving Time ends

11/02/2014 -- Choral Evensong, 5:00 pm, St Luke's Episcopal Church, 4301 Meadowbrook Dr, Fort Worth, TX 76103, United States. Choral Evensong will be offered on the occasion of All Saints and All Souls, November 2nd at 5:00 pm. The host location will be St. Luke in the Meadow. We will be singing the Sumsion setting with singers from churches throughout the diocese and from the community joining in an ecumenical spirit.


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Local Church News

Constitution & Canons Committee Report to 2014 Convention

The Constitution and Canons Committee report to the 2014 Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth is submitted by chairman George Komechak. You may download a PDF of this report here.

Journal of the 2013 Convention

The Journal of the 2013 Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth, held in Wichita Falls, Texas, on November 8-9, 2013, is available in this PDF. This was the 31st Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth. 2013 Convention … Continue reading

Registrar’s Report to 2014 Convention

The Registrar’s report to the 2014 Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth is submitted by Cathey Kelley. You may download a PDF of this report here.

Communications Analytics and Insights

Analyzing how people engage with our major communication methods helps us understand visitor activities and paint a picture of our audience and the effectiveness of what we do. It helps us avoid hunches and gut feelings and gives a solid foundation to … Continue reading

Communications & Evangelism Committee Report to 2014 Convention

The Communications and  Evangelism Committee report to the 2014 Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth is submitted by Katie Sherrod. You may download a PDF of this report here. The Communication & Evangelism Committee’s goal is to keep the people within our diocese … Continue reading

Bishop High given honorary doctorate

The Rt. Rev. Rayford B. High, Jr., was given an honorary Doctor of Divinity by the University of South, Sewanee, as part of the Founders’ Day Convocation on Friday, October 17, 2014. The Rev. Curt Norman, member of the board … Continue reading

General Convention Resolutions Referred to Dioceses for Consideration

The resolutions adopted by both houses of the 77th General Convention call for appropriate consideration by dioceses, diocesan committee(s), or congregations. The report of these resolutions is submitted by the Rev. Amy Haynie. You may download a PDF of this report … Continue reading

Nominations Committee Report to 2014 Convention

The Nominations Committee report to the 2014 Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth is submitted by Becky Snell and Henry Penner. You may download a PDF of this report here. The Nominations Committee presents the following persons for Convention 2014 election. … Continue reading

Northern Deanery Report to 2014 Convention

The Northern Deanery’s report to the 2014 Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth is submitted by the dean, JD Todd. You may download a PDF of this report here. February 15, 2014 Members of All Saints, Good Shepherd, and Saint Stephens congregations met … Continue reading

Standing Committee Report to the 2014 Diocesan Convention

The Standing Committee’s report to the 2014 Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth is submitted by Elinor Normand. You may download a PDF of this report here. During the year culminating in the 2014 diocesan Convention, the Standing Committee of the Episcopal … Continue reading

Congregational Development Workgroup Report to 2014 Convention

The Congregational Development Workgroup’s report to the 2014 Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth is submitted by Elinor Normand. You may download a PDF of this report here. The Congregational Development Workgroup as a whole interviewed representatives from St. Alban’s-Arlington, St. Stephen’s-Hurst, … Continue reading

Treasurer’s Report of the 2013 Diocesan Audit to 2014 Convention

The treasurer’s report to the 2014 Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth is submitted by the Diocesan Treasurer Robert Hicks. You may download a PDF of this report here. In accordance with Canon 5.2.3, the Treasurer shall “Render to the Convention annually … Continue reading

Episcopal Relief and Development Report to 2014 Convention

The Episcopal Relief and Development report to the 2014 Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth is submitted by the Rev. Janet Nocher. You may download a PDF of this report here. There were no reported Episcopal Relief and Development parish or diocesan … Continue reading

Fort Worth East Deanery Report to 2014 Convention

The Fort Worth East Deanery’s report to the 2014 Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth is submitted by the dean, Spencer Mabry. You may download a PDF of this report here. The Fort Worth East Deanery was constituted on February 2, … Continue reading

How to: reach folks, help heroes, artists, nomads be generous; and grow

Come to Convention and attend one of three workshops on Saturday, November 15. “ The Oldest Profession: In the Beginning was the Word” presented by Kai Ryan and Carol Barnwell from the Episcopal Diocese of Texas will share best practices and engaging ideas for your congregational communications ministry. “Heroes, Prophets, Artists & Nomads: Not one-size-fits-all anymore” is a dialogical workshop on giving with the Rev. Karl Travis of First Presbyterian Church, Fort Worth, engaging with Robert Biehl of the Episcopal Diocese of Texas. “Exploring the 21st Century American Religious Frontier: the Church’s New Territory (If we want it)” will explore new approaches for the established institutional church to grapple with dramatic changes in American culture and reach youth and young adults. It’s presented by Mary MacGregor of the Episcopal Diocese of Texas and Katie Hays, a Yale and Princeton Divinity-trained minister engaged in the “next church.” Continue reading

RSS Churchwide News

  • Executive Council moves toward proposed draft budget
    [Episcopal News Service – Linthicum Heights, Maryland] The Episcopal Church’s Executive Council opened its four-day meeting here considering its proposed draft 2016-2018 budget as well as reviewing in committees resolutions that are due for council action on the last meeting day. The Rev. Susan Snook, a member of council’s Joint Standing Committee on Finance
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  • President of the House of Deputies’ opening remarks to council
    [Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] House of Deputies President the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings delivered the following opening remarks to Executive Council on Oct. 24 at the Maritime Center, Linthicum Heights, Maryland. Executive Council opening remarks 24 October 2014 Maritime Center, Linthicum Heights, MD The Rev. Gay Clark Jennings President of the H
  • Presiding Bishop’s opening remarks to council
    [Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori delivered the following opening remarks to Executive Council on Oct. 24 at the Maritime Center, Linthicum Heights, Maryland. Executive Council opening remarks 24 October 2014 Maritime Center, Linthicum Heights, MD The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori Presiding Bishop an
  • GTS Board of Trustees moves to reinstate faculty members
    [General Theological Seminary press release] In a spirit of reconciliation and healing for the entire Seminary community, The General Theological Seminary (GTS) Board of Trustees announced this week an offer to presently reinstate eight faculty members.  At that time the Board also affirmed its call to the Very Reverend Kurt Dunkle as President and Dean of [