Posts from January 2018

Posts from January 2018

8th-11th graders: apply for SUMMA Debate Camp at Sewanee

Do you want to dig deeper in your faith? SUMMA Student Theological Debate Society is inviting high school students who will be entering grades 9–12 next fall to apply for SUMMA Debate Camp, held July 17–25 at the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee. SUMMA Camp is a unique opportunity for students to explore their faith through intellectual channels, meet lifelong friends, and have fun on one of the most beautiful college campuses in the country. At SUMMA Camp,…

Living Room Conversations

Joan Blades, cofounder of Living Room Conversations, and John Gable, founder of AllSides, presented a TED talk recently about ways to get out of your bubble and get to know people who think differently than you do. The Rev. Linda Taylor, who moved to Fort Worth from the Diocese of El Camino Real, has introduced the Living Room Conversations format in this diocese, and it is being well-received. St. Luke’s in the Meadow has been hosting dialogues every third Tuesday…

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…
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