Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth
Policies & Guidelines

Bylaws of Executive Council – PDF – approved September 13, 2014 The Executive Council of the Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth amended bylaws on September 13, 2014.. The Executive Council originally adopted bylaws on May 17, 2014.

Code of Conduct for Meetings – PDF This Code of Conduct was adopted by the Executive Council of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth on May 17, 2014, and is commended to all groups and gatherings of the diocese as … Continue reading

Bishop’s letter on Safeguarding God’s People Policy and Safe Church Training – PDF Safeguarding God’s People Policy – PDF titled “Toward Healthy Ministry: Safeguarding God’s People From Abuse” Related: Policy on Background Checks The Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth is … Continue reading

Check Request Voucher Policy – PDF

Reimbursement Policy – PDF

Medical Insurance Employee Benefit Policy – PDF


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4Saints blessed and officially opened

Bishop J. Scott Mayer and Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price joined with Bo Soderbergh, director  of the Tarrant Area Food Bank, and Patricia Callahan, president of the 4Saints Episcopal Food Pantry board, to cut a bright red ribbon tied to … Continue reading

Observe Episcopal Relief & Development Sunday on March 5

The first Sunday in Lent is Episcopal Relief and Development Sunday as designated by the General Convention of The Episcopal Church. The plate offering on the first Sunday in Lent will go to Episcopal Relief and Development (ERD). Individuals can also … Continue reading

Bishop Mayer baptizes, confirms, receives at St. Luke’s, Fort Worth

Bishop J. Scott Mayer visited St. Luke’s in the Meadow, Fort Worth, on Sunday, February 12. He baptized Daun Harner-Weeks and confirmed Tracy Bechtel and Amanda Harner-Weeks. Patrick Callahan reaffirmed his Baptismal vows. See more photographs at the Diocesan Flickr … Continue reading

Star-Telegram covers refugee family being helped by Episcopalians

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram published a story on Friday, February 2, 2017, about the family of Syrian refugees who arrived late Wednesday night. Read excerpts from the story below. Syrian refugee family arrives in Fort Worth during pause in travel … Continue reading

WFAA Channel 8 covers Episcopalians helping refugees

Reporter Lauren Zakalik of WFAA interviewed the Rev. Tracie Middleton as part of her report on a refugee family settling in Fort Worth. Watch the news story and read the transcript below. Since 2011, the Mousa Al Kazma family has been … Continue reading

National Cathedral to offer Holy Eucharist for Peace

A Holy Eucharist for Peace will be offered at the Cathedral Church of St. Peter and St. Paul, also known as the Washington National Cathedral, at noon on Friday, February 10, 2017. This service includes hymns, readings from Holy Scripture, a sermon, and … Continue reading

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