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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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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