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News and Stories from Episcopal Church of Wise County

The Rev. Tony Hiatt assigned to serve in Wise County

The Rev. Tony Hiatt has been assigned by the Rt. Rev. Rayford B. High, Jr. to serve as priest-in-charge of the Episcopal community forming in Wise County, starting in August. Ellen Whitley, who spearheaded the effort to create an Episcopal … Continue reading

Bishop High visits Episcopal Church of Wise County

Bishop Rayford B. High, Jr. visited the Episcopal Church of Wise County in Decatur where he confirmed Mark Whitley, who with his wife, Ellen, has been instrumental in organizing the new worshiping community. The bishop blessed the altar Whitley built, … Continue reading

Wise County Episcopalians worship in new building

A sweet incense of joy filled the tiny nave as the words of the Book of Common Prayer rang out once again in the white frame building on Church Street in Decatur in Wise County. The familiar prayers fell on … Continue reading

Historic Episcopal Mission to host Episcopal worship again

At 10 am on Sunday, May 17, 2015, Episcopalians in Wise County will begin worshiping regularly in an historic Episcopal Mission in Decatur. The Rev. Bruce Coggin will preside at Holy Eucharist, appropriately enough just after Ascension Day. The church … Continue reading

Join us for Holy Week and Easter worship

Please join one of our congregations for worship during Holy Week and on Easter Sunday, as the people of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth join with Christians around the world to commemorate the Passion and death of our Lord … Continue reading

Bishop High visits Wise County Episcopalians

The Rt. Rev. Rayford B. High, Jr., visited the Episcopalians of Wise County in their newly-acquired worship space, the Boonsville Community Center, located at the intersection of Draco-Boonsville Rd (CR 3743) and FM 920 on Sunday, March 22, 2015. Boonsville is about an … Continue reading

Wise County Episcopalians begin worshiping

Wise County Episcopalians and other interested people gathered Thursday March 12 for a second meeting about initiating an Episcopal presence in the area. After lunch at Sweetie Pies Ribeyes restaurant in Decatur, the group took a short field trip of a … Continue reading

Wise County Episcopalians take first steps toward a worshiping community

Nine Episcopalians gathered on Friday, February 6, 2015, to take their first steps toward forming a worshiping community in Wise County. Wise County is approximately 923 square miles, with a population of close to 60,000. Its county seat is Decatur, which … Continue reading

Wise County Episcopalians to explore establishing an Episcopal presence

In early November, two Episcopalians in Wise County reached out to the diocesan office through the “contact” feature on the diocesan website, seeking some connection with The Episcopal Church. Bishop High followed up immediately by email and later in a face-to-face … Continue reading