2016 Committee Members Chair – Tim Stevens Bob Gross – St. Stephen’s, Hurst Fred Morgan – St. Alban’s, Arlington Gretchen Smith – All Saints’, Fort Worth Jane Dennis – St. Luke’s, Stephenville Karen Calafat – St. Luke’s in the Meadow, … Continue reading

The diocesan intake officer serves as the initial contact person for perceived offenses committed by clergy. A report can be submitted to the intake officer in any form: in writing, by phone, or in person. More detail about the methods … Continue reading

The Finance Committee is a committee of the Executive Council of the diocese. MEMBERS Related Pages Business and Finance Resources

Chair – Mr. Gilman Tracy Members: Dr. Jane Dennis (St. Luke’s, Stephenville) The Rev. Melanie Barbarito (All Saints’, Fort Worth) Mr. Matt Hubbell (St. Christopher’s, Fort Worth) Ms. Elizabeth McPherson Darrow (St. Alban’s, Arlington) Mr. Ian Moore (Good Shepherd, Granbury) NB: The revised … Continue reading

The Standing Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth is one of the organizations involved in the governance of our diocese and includes both lay and clergy leaders. The Constitution of the Episcopal Church (Article IV) describes the role of … Continue reading

The task force was established by Resolution FC1, Establishment of an Assessment Task Force at  the 2014 Diocesan Convention.It met for the first time on Saturday, January 17, 2015, to organize itself and begin work. Members of the task force were Chair, … Continue reading


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Lay leader Owanah Anderson died Friday

This tribute to Owanah Anderson was written by the Rev. Bruce Coggin, who served as a “circuit rider” for Wichita Falls Episcopalians after the departure of a former bishop and other leaders from The Episcopal Church. —————- Early in the morning … Continue reading

Church planter hired for Parker County

The Rev. Hunter Ruffin has been hired as the church planter for Parker County. In early March the Executive Council of The Episcopal Church approved a $100,00 grant to the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth for a church plant in Parker … Continue reading

Join Presiding Bishop Michael Curry at kick off dinner

All are invited to join the Most Rev. Michael Curry, presiding bishop of The Episcopal Church, for a dinner launching the New Life Fund: Growing in New Ways fundraising campaign at 6 pm Friday, April 7, at Colonial Country Club … Continue reading

Buy tickets for dinner online

Join the Most Rev. Michael Curry, presiding bishop of The Episcopal Church, for a dinner launching the New Life Fund: Growing in New Ways fundraising campaign at 6 pm Friday, April 7, at Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth. Complete … Continue reading

All invited to join Women of the Passion in retreat

Everyone — men as well as women — is invited to take part in a half-day Lenten retreat at St. Luke’s in the Meadow, Fort Worth, from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm Saturday, March 25. A light lunch will be … Continue reading

Learn more about church planting and missional communities

What does the church look like when it goes out into the community and gathers in non-traditional places, connecting with people who might not feel comfortable in a traditional setting? If you have an interest in exploring this question, consider … Continue reading

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