Governance (Page 2)

Governance (Page 2)

Come be kindled anew

Come be kindled anew is a video inviting everyone to attend Diocesan Convention 2016. Watch it below or on the Diocesan YouTube Channel.  

Note deadlines for submissions related to business at 2016 Convention

The 34th Annual Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth is coming up November 11-12, 2016. Take note of the following deadlines, templates, and guidelines related to submitting information, proposals, nominations, and anything else required for the business of Convention. Open the sections below the deadline chart to see information related to Nominations, Resolutions, and Reports. Deadlines, forms and templates Application for a establishing or changing a diocesan entity – application template Send any other submissions related to the business of…

Nominations committee invites nominees for 28 open positions

Updated 7/20/2016 Nominations are now open for 28 (previously reported as 27) positions that will be filled at the 2016 Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth in Fort Worth, Texas, on November 11 and 12. The number of open positions is higher than usual this year for two main reasons: we will be electing deputies to General Convention, which happens only once every three years, and we will also for the first time be electing nine of the…

TEC Executive Council approves generous grant

The Executive Council of The Episcopal Church passed a resolution on Friday, June 10, 2016, supporting the work of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth and responding to the diocese’s request, at the Executive Council’s February 26-28 meeting in Fort Worth, for $600,000 in grant funding. The resolution approved $217,500 from the general budget, something that happens only rarely. Read the report from the Episcopal News Service here.  Read a summary of Executive Council’s actions here. “The Presiding Bishop has…

Bishop Scott Mayer on the Primates’ Meeting

The Rt. Rev. J Scott Mayer has issued a statement related to the actions of the recent Anglican Communion Primates’ Meeting: As you probably have heard, a majority of the 38 primates of the Anglican Communion meeting in Canterbury, England, asked that The Episcopal Church, for a period of three years, “no longer represent us on ecumenical and interfaith bodies, should not be appointed or elected to an internal standing committee and that while participating in the internal bodies of the…
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“Claim the high calling of love and faith”

The Most Rev. Michael B. Curry, presiding bishop and primate of The Episcopal Church, has issued a video statement concerning the actions of the Anglican primates at their meeting in Canterbury, England. And so we must claim that high calling; claim the high calling of love and faith; love even for those with whom we disagree, and then continue, and that we will do, and we will do it together. Here is the text of Bishop Curry’s statement: Before I say…