Member churches:

  • St. Alban’s, Arlington
  • St. Luke’s in the Meadow, Fort Worth
  • St. Stephen’s, Hurst
  • St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Keller

Deanery Officials:

Dean Kevin Johnson – St. Alban’s, Arlington
Sub-Dean Elizabeth McPherson-Darrow – St. Alban’s, Arlington
Secretary Suzi Reid – St. Luke’s in the Meadow, Fort Worth
Deanery Representative to Executive Council
Scot McComas – St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Keller
Alternate Evelyn Hayden – St. Luke’s in the Meadow, Fort Worth

Each of these offices is for a one-year term, concluding in October of 2017.

2017 Meetings

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News and Stories from Deanery – Fort Worth East

Pre-Convention Deanery Meetings begin

Attend your Pre-Convention Deanery meeting during the next few weeks to become familiar with the business to be completed at Diocesan Convention on November 11-12. Deaneries There are five deaneries in the diocese; see which deanery your congregation is in, and click … Continue reading

Last year’s Mission and Outreach grant recipients share successes

The application for mission and outreach grants is now closed for 2016. Take a look below at successes in projects that received funds in the 2015 process. 2016 grant recipients will be announced after the committee meets at the end of … Continue reading

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. … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

Fort Worth East Deanery discusses project updates and ongoing ministries

The Fort Worth East Deanery met Monday, April 25 at St. Alban’s, Theatre Arlington, to hear updates on projects going on in each of the four churches as well as their deanery-wide food pantry project. Updates Work on the 4 Saints Episcopal … Continue reading

Executive Council approves 2016 convention site, awards grants

The Executive Council met Tuesday, December 8 at St. Christopher Episcopal Church, Fort Worth. The council approved the Fort Worth West Deanery‘s proposal for the venue for the 2016 diocesan convention, which will be held at All Saints’ Episcopal School. They … Continue reading

Prepare for pre-convention deanery meetings

It is time for pre-convention deanery meetings. Delegates, voting clergy members, alternates, and youth representatives should attend in order to be best prepared for the business they will handle as members of the convention November 13,14 at the Botanic Garden … Continue reading

Bishop High visits St. Luke’s, Fort Worth

The Rt. Rev. Rayford B.High, Jr., made  his last official visitation before his June 30 retirement to St. Luke’s in the Meadow, Fort Worth. He confirmed  Olivia Wilson, Gabriel Phillips, Caleb Fisher, and T. J. Jennings,and received John Dickinson and Nicholas … Continue reading

The Rev. Kevin Johnson to be installed at St. Alban’s, Arlington- UPDATED

  The Rt. Rev. Rayford B. High, Jr., provisional bishop of Fort Worth, will install the Rev. Kevin A. Johnson as priest-in-charge at St. Alban’s Episcopal Church meeting in Theatre Arlington, at 7 pm Thursday, June 11, 2015. There will … Continue reading

Scot McComas installed as rector

The Rev. Scot McComas was installed as the third rector of St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church in Keller on Saturday, May 30, 2015, by the Rt. Rev. Rayford B. High, Jr. Among the symbols of ministry presented to him was a … Continue reading

Bishop High visits St. Alban’s, Arlington

Bishop Rayford B. High, Jr., visited St. Alban’s, worshiping in Theatre Arlington, on Sunday, February 15, 2015. He baptized and confirmed Sherry Morgan, confirmed, Fred Morgan and Robin Vaughn and received Beth Marshall into The Episcopal Church. There was a … Continue reading

Bishop to hold town hall meetings with all deaneries

Bishop Rayford B. High, Jr., has begun holding a series of town hall meetings with the deaneries of the diocese. All of these meetings are open to anyone who wishes to attend. Bishop High is particularly interested in “how each … Continue reading

Constitution and Canons Committee Reports to Executive Council

Mr. George Komechak, chair of the Constitution and Canons Committee reported on the work of the committee at the Executive Council’s first meeting of 2015. Read a report of that meeting He said that in response to the new Canon … Continue reading

Convention Evaluation Summary presented to Executive Council

Ministry Support and Communications Officer Tracie Middleton presented a summary of the evaluations filled out by those attending diocesan convention at the Jack Daniel’s Club at Globe Life Ballpark in Arlington to the January 2015 Executive Council meeting. Read a report … Continue reading

Fort Worth East Deanery Report to 2014 Convention

The Fort Worth East Deanery’s report to the 2014 Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth is submitted by the dean, Spencer Mabry. You may download a PDF of this report here. The Fort Worth East Deanery was constituted on February 2, … Continue reading

Pre-diocesan convention deanery meetings set

Pre-diocesan convention deanery meetings have been scheduled in all deaneries of the diocese. The meetings are open to all interested people. All convention delegates are expected to attend the meeting in their deanery as part of their leadership role as … Continue reading

Executive Council passes Safeguarding & background policies; approves grants

The Executive Council of the diocese met Saturday, May 17, 2014, at St. Luke in the Meadow Episcopal Church, Fort Worth. The council passed bylaws for the council, a policy on Safeguarding programs, a policy on background checks, and an … Continue reading

Demolition day launches work on new building

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Hurst, spent Saturday, June 7, 2014, tearing out the interior of their new building at 463 Harwood Drive in Hurst. “We’re tearing out the old and putting in the new,” said Vernon Gotcher, priest in charge. … Continue reading

St. Stephen’s, Hurst, plans celebration of ministries (Updated)

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in  Hurst, is planning a celebration of the ministries of the Rev. Dr. Vernon Gotcher and Deanna Gotcher at 6:30 pm Saturday, September 27, at the Diamond Oaks Country Club, 5821 Diamond Oaks Dr. N, Fort … Continue reading

Trip planned to see “The Promise” on October 4, 2013

A group from St. Luke in the Meadow Episcopal Church, 4301 Meadowbrook Drive, Fort Worth, 76103, is planning a trip to see “The Promise” in Glen Rose on Friday, October 4, 2013. Final reservations have to be made 30 days … Continue reading