Posts from September 2017

Posts from September 2017

Blessing of Pets across diocese

St. Francis of Assisi is the patron saint of animals and the environment. His Feast Day is October 4. Because Francis expressed his devotion to God through his love for all of God’s creation, the custom of offering blessings of animals around or on his Feast Day grew up. Congregations in the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth will be offerings blessings of animals in a variety of settings including church lawns and porches, park pavilions, and parking lots from Sunday, October 1…

Civil discourse is possible – we’ve seen it!

Is it possible to engage with friends in a friendly yet meaningful conversation about topics we care about? Can civil discourse still happen, given the current climate in our country? The Rev. Linda Taylor is leading Living Room Conversations (LRC) at St. Luke’s in the Meadow, Fort Worth, every third Tuesday at 7 pm. The next conversation is October 17. All are welcome.  You can come to one LRC without having to attend all of them. See map below story. Taylor recently…
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2017 Pre-Convention Deanery meetings

Attend a deanery meeting to learn what’s going on at the upcoming Diocesan Convention and get involved in collaborating with other Episcopal churches in your area. Links below include a map to each location. Fort Worth West – Tuesday, Oct. 17; 5:30 pm at All Saints’, Fort Worth Southwestern – Sunday, Oct. 22; 2:30 pm at St. Luke, Stephenville Fort Worth South – Tuesday, Oct. 24; 5:30 pm at St. Christopher, Fort Worth Northern – Sunday, Oct. 29; 11:30 am at…

Register early for Diocesan Convention

Register now to receive the “Early Bird” rate for Diocesan Convention. Early Bird rates (before Oct. 1) are $65 for a 2-day registration and $40 for a 1-day registration. After Oct. 1, rates are $80 for a two-day registration and $55 for a one-day registration. The registration fee includes one meal per day. The 2017 Convention will be held Friday, November 10 – Saturday, November 11, 2017 at the Cleburne Conference Center. Visit the Convention web page for complete details; the page…

Singers, musicians invited to be part of Lessons and Carols

Trinity Episcopal Church, Fort Worth, will host a service of Advent Lessons and Carols on Sunday, December 3 at 5 pm.  Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price and Fort Worth Independent School District Kent Scribner will be among the readers from the wider community. Church musicians and choir members from across the diocese are invited to be part of this uniquely Episcopal (Anglican) service. Interested people should contact Debbie Clark at debora.d.clark@gmail.com for more information. Rehearsals will be held on Sunday afternoons, November 12,…
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