Trinity bus and day trip to General Convention

Trinity Episcopal Church in Fort Worth invites you to bus with them on Saturday, July 7 to General Convention in Austin. If you want a seat on their bus, reserve it quickly! Participants will have the opportunity to view exhibits at the convention center and attend the evening revival at the Palmer Center where Presiding Bishop Michael Curry will preach. Tentative Schedule 7 am Bus leaves Trinity parking lot for 3-hour drive to Austin 12 pm Arrive at Austin Convention Center…

Carlye Hughes elected bishop of the Diocese of Newark

The Rev. Carlye J. Hughes, rector of Trinity Episcopal Church Fort Worth was elected as the 11th bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Newark at their convention on Saturday, May 18, 2018. Election on first Ballot The first ballot of the election convention returned a clear result, showing Hughes to have been elected as the next bishop. As the Diocese of Newark’s website explains:   In order to be elected, a candidate needed to receive a simple majority of votes…

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry to preach at royal wedding

The Most Rev. Michael Curry, presiding bishop and primate of The Episcopal Church, will preach at the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Saturday, May 19. We offer explanations about who he is, some bingo fun with his preaching and sermon themes, some of his sermons, links to the order of worship and marriage liturgies, royal wedding venue information, and information about marriage in The Episcopal Church. We invite you to explore!

What liturgy will be used at the Royal Wedding?

It is a delight that the sacraments of the Church, such as baptism, marriage, and burial, are the same for everyone, princes and paupers alike. The liturgy, or pattern of the service, in the Church of England and in the Episcopal Church, and in churches throughout the worldwide Anglican Communion is consistent with what has been used for centuries. So if you’re curious about the marriage ceremony, or inspired by the beauty and meaning of the prayers and promises in…

Fun with Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’s preaching

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry is known as an energetic, charismatic, inspiring preacher. His manner, his stories, and his passion deeply connect listeners to God’s message of love. If he uses themes familiar to those in the US in his sermon at the royal wedding, we’ve got you covered with a bit of fun. We’ve got Michael Curry Sermon Bingo and a list of the top ten things you’re likely to hear in a sermon:

Christopher Thomas to be ordained priest May 17, 2018

Bishop Sam Hulsey will ordain Christopher Thomas to the priesthood at 7 pm. Thursday, May 17, 2018, on behalf of Bishop Scott Mayer, at St. Elisabeth and Christ the King Episcopal Church. Thomas served as deacon at St. Alban’s, worshiping in Theatre Arlington before moving to St. Elisabeth and Christ the King. He is a cradle Episcopalian, having been raised at Trinity Episcopal Church in Morgan City, in the Diocese of Louisiana. He spent many years on the staff and as a…