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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Celebrating Sandi Michels’ 40th ordination anniversary

The congregation of St. Elisabeth’s and Christ the King invites everyone to join in celebrating the 40th anniversary of the ordination to the priesthood of the Rev. Sandi Michels at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, April 25th, St. Marks Day. Following a celebration … Continue reading

Presiding bishop visits Refugee Services of Texas

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry visited the offices of Refugee Services of Texas on Thursday, April 6, to meet with clients and staff as well as with Episcopalians who volunteer with the agency. See more photos in the diocesan Flickr gallery. Several … Continue reading

Make your donation to the New Life Fund today

The New Life Fund: Growing in New Ways campaign was kicked off by Presiding Bishop Michael Curry at a fundraising dinner Friday, April 7, at Colonial Country Club. More than 160 people attended the dinner. Watch a video of his … Continue reading

Bishop Mayer: “We are a Resurrection People”

Bishop Scott Mayer has issued an Easter message, reminding us that we are Resurrection People. But what does that mean? He explores it in this video. Watch it below, or on YouTube. The video is close captioned.

Parker County church plant team rarin’ to go

On Thursday, April 6, 2017, atop a windy hill with panoramic views of east Parker County, Presiding Bishop Michael Curry commissioned and blessed church planter Hunter Ruffin and the church planting team. The core of the church planting team will … Continue reading

Holy Week and Easter Services in the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth

Everyone – no exceptions – is welcome to join Episcopalians in the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth in the observance of Holy Week and Easter. A list of services is below. The Foundational Story Holy Week is when the foundational … Continue reading

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  • EPPN: Take action on hunger in Haiti
    [Episcopal Public Policy Network policy alert] Six months after Hurricane Matthew slammed into Haiti, 1.5 million Haitians remain food insecure. As our world’s climate changes, Haitians have endured catastrophic droughts, destructive floods and repetitive hurricanes which exacerbate existing agricultural challenges and erode development gains. Haitians depend upon international support and technical assistance from the United States, […]
  • U.S.-born priest elected bishop of Caledonia
    [Anglican Journal] The Rev. Jake Worley, an Alabama-born priest, has been elected bishop of the diocese of Caledonia. Worley, rector of the Bulkley Valley Regional Parish, which includes three congregations in northern British Columbia, was elected on the eighth ballot of an episcopal election held in Prince Rupert on April 22. “It was an amazing experience of […]
  • Iraqi refugee becomes Anglican priest in Canada
    [Anglican Communion News Service] The Rev, Ayoob Shawkat Adwar, a priest formerly in the Chaldean Catholic Church, was received as an Anglican priest at a ceremony in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada, last month. The event was a “small but significant piece of history,” says Archdeacon Stephen Rowe, rector of the Anglican Parish of the Church […]
  • ‘Unholy Trinity’ serves as call to action on poverty, racism, gun violence
    [Episcopal News Service – Chicago, Illinois] Eager to work toward solutions to the problems of poverty, racism and gun violence, Episcopal bishops, clergy members and lay people gathered for three days last week for a conference in Chicago, the American city that recorded the most homicides in 2016. The city’s recent surge in deadly violence […]
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    [Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] El borrador del horario del Evento de los Jóvenes Episcopales 2017 (EYE17) fue el enfoque del equipo de planificación del EYE17 en la reunión final del 20 al 23 de abril en Minneapolis. “Durante casi un año, el Equipo de Planificación ha estado trabajando diligentemente para planear […]