Business & Finance

Business & Finance

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

If you plan to make year-end contributions to your congregation and/or to the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth, now is the perfect time. Deadlines For tax purposes, the deadline for 2015 gifts is Thursday, December 31. In-person – If you plan to deliver your gift in person, either to the diocesan office or to your church office, you may want to confirm what hours a staff member, clergy person or volunteer will be there to receive your gift. The diocesan office will…

Attend May 16 Special Meeting of Convention

Updated on Thursday, May 14 – online registration is now closed. The Rt. Rev. Rayford B. High. Jr., has called a Special Meeting of Convention for 10am Saturday, May 16, 2015, at Trinity Episcopal Church,  3401 Bellaire Drive So., Ft. Worth, TX 76109 to elect the next provisional bishop. The Standing Committee of the diocese has nominated the Rt. Rev. J. Scott Mayer, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Northwest Texas. Under the proposed arrangement, Mayer will continue as bishop of…

Register for Leadership Inspiration & Training Day

Sign up today to attend the 2015 Leadership Inspiration and Training Day on Saturday, March 21, where you’ll enjoy training sessions on money, communications & technology, and growth.  What’s different about this day is that you bring the topics you need help with – the real-life challenges you wrestle with in your ministry – and we’ll work on them together. Complete all the fields below and click “Register” once. If your information is complete, and you didn’t miss any fields, a message in…

Funding for the Future update

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Funding for the Future – What happens next?

Now that the planning study for the Funding for the Future campaign has concluded, here’s a brief look at where we are in the process, including what has been done so far and what happens next. View a slide show for an overview. Here is a timeline of the process so far, and looking slightly ahead to a decision point: September – Bishop High holds a preliminary meeting to ask people to serve on a campaign committee. October – The committee reviews consulting…

Parish assessments supported diocesan vision in 2014

The assessments that congregations pay to the diocese are the basis for the diocesan budget. At the January 31, 2015, meeting of the Executive Council, Diocesan Treasurer Bob Hicks reported many of the ways the diocesan vision was supported by diocesan dollars in 2014: Paid the full Asking of The Episcopal Church and Province VII Assessment for the 6th year in a row. Continued our growth towards a charitable tithe with donations to: Episcopal Relief and Development Sewanee, Seminary of…