The Journal of the 2013 Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth, held in Wichita Falls, Texas, on November 8-9, 2013, is available in this PDF. This was the 31st Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth. 2013 Convention … Continue reading

The treasurer’s report to the 2014 Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth is submitted by the Diocesan Treasurer Robert Hicks. You may download a PDF of this report here. In accordance with Canon 5.2.3, the Treasurer shall “Render to the Convention annually … Continue reading

Bishop's Address to Diocesan Convention - 2013

The following is a transcript of Bishop High’s address to the 2013 Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth In years past, when I was rector of three different parishes, I always looked forward to our annual parish meetings … Continue reading

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The convention attendees were treated to performances by the Wichita Falls Youth Symphony Orchestra and the Texas Quickstepper Cloggers. But things started to get a little out of hand when the conventioneers became a part of the show… Continue reading

At the 2013 Diocesan Convention (November 8-9 in Wichita Falls), diocesan treasurer Robert Hicks reported to convention delegates that in 2013 the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth gave $17,785 to outreach causes beyond the diocese and $15,158 within the diocese, for a total charitable giving of $32,943 – 6.39 percent of assessment. An additional $29,546.41 was received and passed on for disaster relief, ERD, and UTO. Continue reading

The 2013 Diocesan Convention November 8-9 in Wichita Falls elected new members of the Standing Committee, deputies and alternates to General Convention, and filled positions on the Disciplinary Board, and elected a lay Trustee to the University of the South, … Continue reading


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Participate in Texas Impact Lobby Day

The Social Justice Group of Trinity Episcopal Church has extended an invitation to anyone in the diocese who wants who join them in going to Austin for Texas Impact’s Lobby Day on August 1. The group hopes to carpool from … Continue reading

David Leedy funeral Saturday, July 22.

Former diocesan historiographer David Leedy died on July 12, 2017, at age 77. His funeral service will be at 11am Saturday, July 22, at St. Elisabeth/Christ the King. Leedy lived with his chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) for many years. He … Continue reading

Note deadlines for submitting items related to 2017 Convention business

The 35th Annual Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth is coming up November 10-11, 2017 in Cleburne. Take note of these 2017 convention deadlines below. Also available are templates, forms and guidelines related to submitting information, proposals, nominations, and anything … Continue reading

Nominations open for 2017 Diocesan Convention

Nominations are now open for eight positions that will be filled at the 2017 Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth in Cleburne, Texas, on November 10 and 11. The Nominations Committee earnestly seeks participation from parishioners across the … Continue reading

Author Lisa Pulliam to speak June 21 at All Saints’

Author, speaker and entrepreneur Lisa Carol Pulliam will speak at a Women of All Saints’ event on Wed., June 21 at All Saints’ Episcopal Church. The event will begin with desserts for all at 6:30 p.m. in DeWolfe Hall, followed … Continue reading

Register for EfM Mentor Training in Stephenville

UPDATE: The Basic training class is now full. St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Stephenville, TX is hosting a mentor training September 15-17, 2017 for prospective and continuing mentors in the Education for Ministry (EfM) program, as well as others interested … Continue reading

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