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Bishop Mayer visits St. Andrew’s, Fort Worth

Bishop Scott Mayer made his first visitation of 2018 to St. Andrew’s, Fort Worth, worshiping in the Good Shepherd Chapel at University Christian Church. He confirmed Dustin L. Payne and received William A. Hudson. It also was the day of the congregation’s annual meeting. See more photos at the diocesan Flickr gallery. Watch a short video of the service below or on the diocesan YouTube Channel. Watch the bishop’s sermon below or on the diocesan YouTube Channel. Read the bishop’s sermon. St…

Prayer Cycle – 2018

The churches and people of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth pray continuously for each other, for our brothers and sisters throughout the Anglican Communion, and for those who have separated from us. Download Prayer Cycles The diocesan prayer cycle offers two PDF documents for the entire calendar year. One is for Sundays and one for weekdays (Monday-Saturday). EDFW Prayer Cycle – 2018 – Sundays (PDF) EDFW Prayer Cycle – 2018 – Weekdays (PDF) Throughout the worldwide Anglican Communion, daily prayer for provinces, dioceses,…
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Join Bishop Mayer for the MLK Day of Service

Join Bishop Mayer and other members of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth for the annual  MLK Day of Service organized by Tarrant Churches Together on Monday, January 15. Indicate your interest here: The day begins at 9:00 am with an ecumenical worship service at Baker Chapel AME Church, located at 1050 E. Humbolt Street.  The Rev. Carlye Hughes, rector at Trinity Episcopal Church, will be the preacher at the service this year. Following the service, groups will disperse to…

It’s time to sign up for racial reconciliation training

As you get organized for 2018, don’t forget to sign up for the Racial Justice and Reconciliation Training on Saturday, February 3, 9 am to 4:15 pm and Saturday, February 10, 9 am to 4:15 pm. The cost is $120 per person for the entire event, including meals. Scholarship aid is available – indicate on the registration form if you want to ask about that. Learn more and register here. In 2015 the General Convention of The Episcopal Church committed…

The Rev. Henry Penner to retire January 14

The Rev. Henry Penner will retire this January; his last work weekend will be January 13-14, 2018. Penner has served St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church in Keller since his ordination on November 2, 2012. Penner has served in admirable ways in our diocese: in the Commission on Ministry working with those discerning a call to ministry and in deacon formation; in risk management, where he used his experience from a long career as an insurance producer/risk manager; and with local service organizations to…

Support the mission and ministry of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth

If you plan to make 2017 year-end gifts to your congregation and/or to the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth, now is the perfect time. DEADLINES For tax purposes, the deadline for 2017 year-end gifts is Sunday, December 31. Online – Online transactions completed up to midnight on December 31 will be counted in the 2017 tax year. By Mail – Gifts for 2017 must be postmarked by December 31. If you wish to make a check out to the Episcopal Diocese of Fort…