Posts by EDFW Staff Writer

Posts by EDFW Staff Writer

Help more people find your church – learn about Google ads

Would you like to experiment with Google ads to make your church or organization easier for people to find online? Google offers several tools for non-profits through a program called Google for Nonprofits (enroll through a site called Tech Soup) and one of the tools available is Google Ad Grants. The Rev. Hunter Ruffin described some benefits of using Google advertising in the 2017 Advent/Christmas edition of the Common Purpose newsletter, and an upcoming webinar geared toward non-profit organizations addresses this…
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Would you like to help with Harvey relief? Come to an interest meeting

Do you feel called to help with the ongoing recovery efforts in the wake of Hurricane Harvey? Come learn about ways people in our diocese can physically to assist in hurricane recovery in areas hit by Hurricane Harvey at one of the following interest meetings: Monday, February 5 at 6 pm – Trinity Episcopal Church parish hall Thursday, February 15 at 6pm – St. Luke’s in the Meadow Episcopal Church parish hall Dinner (pizza) will be provided. Who is able to…

8th-11th graders: apply for SUMMA Debate Camp at Sewanee

Do you want to dig deeper in your faith? SUMMA Student Theological Debate Society is inviting high school students who will be entering grades 9–12 next fall to apply for SUMMA Debate Camp, held July 17–25 at the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee. SUMMA Camp is a unique opportunity for students to explore their faith through intellectual channels, meet lifelong friends, and have fun on one of the most beautiful college campuses in the country. At SUMMA Camp,…

Living Room Conversations

Joan Blades, cofounder of Living Room Conversations, and John Gable, founder of AllSides, presented a TED talk recently about ways to get out of your bubble and get to know people who think differently than you do. The Rev. Linda Taylor, who moved to Fort Worth from the Diocese of El Camino Real, has introduced the Living Room Conversations format in this diocese, and it is being well-received. St. Luke’s in the Meadow has been hosting dialogues every third Tuesday…
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Join Bishop Mayer for the MLK Day of Service

Join Bishop Mayer and other members of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth for the annual  MLK Day of Service organized by Tarrant Churches Together on Monday, January 15. Indicate your interest here: The day begins at 9:00 am with an ecumenical worship service at Baker Chapel AME Church, located at 1050 E. Humbolt Street.  The Rev. Carlye Hughes, rector at Trinity Episcopal Church, will be the preacher at the service this year. Following the service, groups will disperse to…

Support the mission and ministry of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth

If you plan to make 2017 year-end gifts to your congregation and/or to the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth, now is the perfect time. DEADLINES For tax purposes, the deadline for 2017 year-end gifts is Sunday, December 31. Online – Online transactions completed up to midnight on December 31 will be counted in the 2017 tax year. By Mail – Gifts for 2017 must be postmarked by December 31. If you wish to make a check out to the Episcopal Diocese of Fort…