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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.

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Upcoming Events

07/25/2014 -- Hello Dolly Benefit Show, 7:30 pm, R.L. Paschal High School, 3001 Forest Park Blvd, Fort Worth, TX, United States. Be sure to come out and "Call On Dolly" and see this great youth production! Performances are July 25, 26, 27 and August 1, 2, 3 (Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm and Sundays at 3 pm) at Paschal High School, 3001 Forest Park Blvd, Fort Worth. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students, available from the Box Office at 817-523-1995 or at dolly2014.eventbrite.com. All show profits go to help prevent human trafficking through Traffck911, a local anti-trafficking organization.

Sponsored by the CandleWater Players - Trinity Episcopal Church

07/26/2014 -- Constitution & Canons Committee, 10:00 am, Trinity Episcopal Church, 3401 Bellaire Dr S, Ft Worth, TX 76109. Contact - George Komechak, chairperson, skydancr@flash.net

07/26/2014 -- Safeguarding God's People - Prevention of Exploitation, 11:00 am, St. Martin-in-the-Fields, 223 S. Pearson Lane, Keller, TX. RSVP to St. Martin-in-the-Fields, 817.431.2396

07/26/2014 -- Hello Dolly Benefit Show, 7:30 pm, R.L. Paschal High School, 3001 Forest Park Blvd, Fort Worth, TX, United States. Be sure to come out and "Call On Dolly" and see this great youth production! Performances are July 25, 26, 27 and August 1, 2, 3 (Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm and Sundays at 3 pm) at Paschal High School, 3001 Forest Park Blvd, Fort Worth. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students, available from the Box Office at 817-523-1995 or at dolly2014.eventbrite.com. All show profits go to help prevent human trafficking through Traffck911, a local anti-trafficking organization.

Sponsored by the CandleWater Players - Trinity Episcopal Church

07/27/2014 -- Hello Dolly Benefit Show, 3:00 pm, R.L. Paschal High School, 3001 Forest Park Blvd, Fort Worth, TX, United States. Be sure to come out and "Call On Dolly" and see this great youth production! Performances are July 25, 26, 27 and August 1, 2, 3 (Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm and Sundays at 3 pm) at Paschal High School, 3001 Forest Park Blvd, Fort Worth. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students, available from the Box Office at 817-523-1995 or at dolly2014.eventbrite.com. All show profits go to help prevent human trafficking through Traffck911, a local anti-trafficking organization.

Sponsored by the CandleWater Players - Trinity Episcopal Church

07/29/2014 -- CANCELLED-Diocesan Staff Meeting, 9:15 am, Diocesan Office, 4301 Meadowbrook Dr, Ft Worth, TX 76103.

08/01/2014 -- Hello Dolly Benefit Show, 7:30 pm, R.L. Paschal High School, 3001 Forest Park Blvd, Fort Worth, TX, United States. Be sure to come out and "Call On Dolly" and see this great youth production! Performances are July 25, 26, 27 and August 1, 2, 3 (Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm and Sundays at 3 pm) at Paschal High School, 3001 Forest Park Blvd, Fort Worth. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students, available from the Box Office at 817-523-1995 or at dolly2014.eventbrite.com. All show profits go to help prevent human trafficking through Traffck911, a local anti-trafficking organization.

Sponsored by the CandleWater Players - Trinity Episcopal Church


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Local Church News

Leverage the Internet for your small congregation

“Leveraging the Internet for Educational Opportunities” is the topic of a symposium offered by The Episcopal Church’s Standing Commission for Small Congregations on Friday and Saturday, August 1 and 2, 2014, at the American Airlines Training and Conference Center in … Continue reading

Episcopal Church Foundation web conferences coming up

The Episcopal Church Foundation (ECF) has two web conferences coming up that are of value to lay and clergy leaders. Planned Giving on Demand will be presented by Jim Murphy, ECF Managing Program Director, from 7 to 8 pm on … Continue reading

“Hello Dolly” to benefit anti-trafficking organization

“Hello Dolly,” an all-youth benefit production by CandleWater Players, is being sponsored by Trinity Episcopal Church of Fort Worth. All ticket profits go to helping prevent human trafficking through Traffick911, a local anti-trafficking organization. Traffick911 focuses on children under the … Continue reading

Congregations begin responding to border crisis

Congregations have started to respond to the humanitarian crisis of the unaccompanied children at the border. In Fort Worth, with less than one week notice, parishioners of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church presented 28 Welcome Boxes and additional $300 for Catholic … Continue reading

Bishop High visits St. Stephen’s, Hurst

The Rt. Rev. Rayford B. High, Jr., visited St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Hurst, on Sunday, July 13, 2014. St. Stephen’s worships in the Northeast Wedding Chapel in Hurst. He baptized Gwenn Anne Burud and Gavin Le Burud,  confirmed Gwenn Anne … Continue reading

Are you called to be a lay pastoral caregiver?

Community of Hope is a pastoral care training program for laity.  The mission of Community of Hope is to create and sustain Christian communities of volunteer lay pastoral caregivers around the world. Community of Hope communities are united in prayer, shaped … Continue reading

Episcopal Youth Event 2014 high energy event

Episcopal Youth Event (EYE) 2014 has concluded but with God’s help, the youth that attended will travel back into their daily lives and churches with a renewed faith and energy to living out their baptismal promises. There were more than … Continue reading

Bishop High appeals for funds for humanitarian crisis

As I read the stories of the children arriving at our border, I am reminded of a story of another refugee family crossing a border to save their child. Matthew 2 tells us that after the three Magi departed after … Continue reading

Mission and Outreach Committee requests proposals

The Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth, through its Mission and Outreach Committee, is seeking requests to support programs that assist our communities, encourage personal participation by our congregations, and that will be strengthened by the endorsement of the diocese. This … Continue reading

Nominations open for positions to be filled at 2014 Diocesan Convention

Nominations are open for positions that will be filled at the 2014 diocesan convention on November 14 and 15. Qualified candidates are invited to read, pray, and discern if they are called to offer themselves in nomination for any of the elected positions described below. Nominations may be by the candidate on their own or by another person with the candidate’s permission. The deadline for online nominations is September 14, 2014. Continue reading

Jennings: Christians worship a child who fled violence in his home country

A commentary by the Rev. Gay Jennings, president of the House of Deputies, about the unaccompanied children arriving at the borders of the United States as they flee violence in their own countries has been published by the Religious News Service. … Continue reading

New stained glass windows dedicated

O Lord God, the whole world is filled with the radiance of your glory: accept our offering of these stained glass windows which we now dedicate to you for the adornment of this place and the inspiration of your people. … Continue reading

College chaplains seek help contacting recent grads

“Attention rectors and youth ministers! If you have students heading off to college in the fall, help keep them involved in the Church by sharing their names and email addresses with the Episcopal chaplains at the colleges they will be … Continue reading

Presiding Bishop addresses crisis of unaccompanied children at the U.S. border

Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has issued a statement on the current crisis of unaccompanied children and families at the United States border. She urges compassion, prayer, consideration of financial contribution; she asks you contact legislators to support appropriate humanitarian response, and to share today’s Office of Government Relations testimony with your elected officials. Continue reading

Immigration Situation from Bishop Lillibridge, Episcopal Diocese of West Texas

The Episcopal Diocese of West Texas has published a July 3, 2014 letter and appeal from the Rt. Rev. Gary Lillibridge on their diocesan website: [Episcopal Diocese of West Texas] As you are likely aware, the border is experiencing record numbers of people, primarily from … Continue reading

RSS Churchwide News

  • Churches call for an immediate cessation of hostilities in Gaza
    [World Council of Churches press release] Expressing grave concern over the escalation of military operations in Gaza, the World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit said, “Hostilities must cease. Israel, Palestine and the surrounding region must be offered the hope of peace: a peace based in justice, a lasting peace […]
  • Detroit delays water shutoff 15 days
    [Episcopal News Service] The building crowd – which swelled to more than 1,000 protesters on July 18 in downtown Detroit – had a chant growing ever louder. “What do we want?  Water. When do we want it? Now.” Their voices were apparently heard. Monday, after months of residential water shutoffs designed to help the bankrupt […]
  • Fellowships announced for poverty alleviation, environment
    [Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Samuel McDonald, Episcopal Church Director of Mission and Deputy Chief Operating Officer, has announced the recipients of the one-year and two-year Justice and Advocacy Fellowships for social justice and advocacy work for The Episcopal Church. The Justice and Advocacy Fellowships for Domestic Poverty
  • Grace Cathedral dean to become Stanford’s dean for religious life
    [Stanford University Press release] The Very Rev. Dr. Jane Shaw, dean of Grace Cathedral in San Francisco, has been named dean for religious life at Stanford University, Provost John Etchemendy announced today. Shaw will also be joining the faculty in Stanford’s Department of Religious Studies. Shaw, a historian and theologian who is at present also […]
  • National Council of Churches opposes Israeli invasion of Gaza
    [National Council of Churches USA press release] The President and General Secretary of the National Council of Churches USA expressed deep disappointment and sadness Friday over the invasion of Gaza by Israeli Defense Forces. The Israeli government said it is “hitting Hamas hard” following the Palestinian faction’s refusal to accept a peace plan brokered by