The Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth, and the entire Episcopal Church, welcomes you in the name of Jesus Christ.
We are a welcoming and affirming group of local Christian communities in and around the Fort Worth area who are united with The Episcopal Church, a province of the worldwide Anglican Communion, and a part of the one, holy, catholic, and apostolic Church.
We pray that you will be inspired to learn more about The Episcopal Church. You might just be surprised at what you find.
When you are ready, we would love for you to visit one of our congregations.
10/23/2014 -- Retired Clergy Luncheon, 11:30 am, St Christopher's Episcopal Church, 3550 SW Loop 820, Fort Worth, TX, 76133 United States. Luncheon at St. Christopher's Episcopal Church for all of the retired clergy in the diocese. Bishop High will speak briefly. Lunch provided. Please RSVP to the diocesan office.
10/25/2014 -- Festival in the Fields at St. Martin-in-the-Fields, 10:00 am, St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church, 223 S. Pearson Lane, Keller, TX 76248. Enjoy an engaging day of sports, games, crafts for kids, a chili cook-off, good food & family-friendly fun. You'll find items to buy from local vendors, a silent auction, pet adoptions, and a used book sale as well. More info: http://wp.me/p2Hi35-1TE
10/25/2014 -- DEANERY MEETING (Northern), 10:00 am, The Episcopal Church of Wichita Falls, 5023 Lindale, Wichita Falls, TX 76310.
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.
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
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
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
The Worship Commission report to the 2014 Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth is submitted by the Rev. Curt Norman. You may download a PDF of this report here. The ministry of worship planning and implementation for large events in the … Continue reading
The 2014 Diocesan Convention will be held November 14-15, 2014 in Arlington, Texas, at the Jack Daniel’s Club at Globe Life Park (formerly Rangers Ballpark in Arlington). Everything you need to know about the convention is or will be here! Continue reading
The Corporation’s report to the 2014 Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth is submitted by James Hazel and Cherie Shipp. You may download a PDF of this report here. The Corporation holds title to the real property of the Diocese … Continue reading
The youth ministry report to the 2014 Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth is submitted by the Rev. Amy Haynie. You may download a PDF of this report here. 2014 has been a busy year in youth ministry across the … Continue reading
submitted by The Rev. James Frederick Barber The ecumenical officer for our diocese was absent from the diocese for most of the past convention year. He was acting as interim rector for a parish in Dallas and living there. He … Continue reading
The schedule for the 2014 Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth in Arlington, Texas, on November 14-15, 2014 is below. You may also download a PDF of this schedule. Friday, November 14, 2014 8:30 a.m. - Staff and volunteers … Continue reading
There are a few things church-goin’ Texans take almost as seriously as they take God – and they are sports, barbecue, and politics. The Friday night speaker at the 2014 Diocesan Convention is a quadruple threat – not only is … Continue reading
The Rt. Rev. Rayford B. High, Jr., confirmed seven young people and received two adults into The Episcopal Church during his visitation to St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Stephenville, on Sunday, October 19, 2014. The Rev. Curt Norman is the rector … Continue reading
“Met Jesus on Pilgrimage, still walking.” That’s the six-word autobiography of the Rt. Rev. C. Andrew Doyle, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Texas, and preacher at the opening Eucharist at the 2014 Diocesan Convention at 1 p.m. Friday, November … Continue reading
Cherie Shipp, CPA/CFF, a member of Trinity Episcopal Church, Fort Worth, will join the Board of Visitors of Brite Divinity School for a three-year term. Shipp is a trustee and treasurer of the Corporation of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort … Continue reading
Pre-diocesan convention deanery meetings have been scheduled in all deaneries of the diocese. The meetings are open to all interested people. All convention delegates are expected to attend the meeting in their deanery as part of their leadership role as … Continue reading
Sunday. October 5, 2014, was a busy day in the diocese. In addition to all the regular Sunday worship services, three congregations welcomed new clergy, the Episcopal Church of Hamilton County held an Open House, and the Episcopal Church of … Continue reading