Posts from May 2018

Posts from May 2018

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Register for EfM mentor training in September

2018 EFM mentor training St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Stephenville, TX is hosting a mentor training September 14-16, 2018 for prospective and continuing mentors in the Education for Ministry (EfM) program, as well as others interested in the program. Training options There will be two training events offered: Basic/In Service – Foundations of Seminar Life Vocation Formation Training – Ministry in Daily Life Please be reminded that Sewanee training requirements for experienced mentors may necessitate your taking basic training. All new mentors…

Making sense of sorrow and joy

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram published an Op Ed by Bishop Scott Mayer in the Saturday, May 26, 2018 edition. The online edition also included a photo of Mayer with Presiding Bishop Michael Curry, taken when Curry was in the diocese last April. Sorrow, anger, delight, joy – how do we make sense of such a range of emotions? How, in a weekend in which we see school children murdered and lovers marry can we form right actions framed in God’s…

Christopher Thomas ordained priest

The Rt. Rev. Sam B. Hulsey ordained Christopher Thomas to the priesthood on May 17, 2018, at St. Eisabeth and Christ the King Episcopal Church. The Rev. John A. Logan, Jr. of the Diocese of Texas preached.   Thomas served as deacon at St. Alban’s, worshiping in Theatre Arlington before moving to St. Elisabeth and Christ the King. He is a cradle Episcopalian, having been raised at Trinity Episcopal Church in Morgan City, in the Diocese of Louisiana. He spent many years…

PB Michael Curry leads Reclaiming Jesus initiative

On Thursday, the Reclaiming Jesus initiative boldly found its voice in Washington, DC with a service at National City Christian Church co-led by Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and the Rev. Jim Wallis of Sojourners followed by a candlelight procession to the White House where marchers stood vigil and prayed. The action is part of “Reclaiming Jesus: A Confession of Faith in a Time of Crisis,” an ecumenical Christian elders’ initiative launched in March to “reclaim Jesus” from those believed to…

Trinity bus and day trip to General Convention

Trinity Episcopal Church in Fort Worth invites you to bus with them on Saturday, July 7 to General Convention in Austin. If you want a seat on their bus, reserve it quickly! Participants will have the opportunity to view exhibits at the convention center and attend the evening revival at the Palmer Center where Presiding Bishop Michael Curry will preach. Tentative Schedule 7 am Bus leaves Trinity parking lot for 3-hour drive to Austin 12 pm Arrive at Austin Convention Center…

Carlye Hughes elected bishop of the Diocese of Newark

The Rev. Carlye J. Hughes, rector of Trinity Episcopal Church Fort Worth was elected as the 11th bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Newark at their convention on Saturday, May 18, 2018. Election on first Ballot The first ballot of the election convention returned a clear result, showing Hughes to have been elected as the next bishop. As the Diocese of Newark’s website explains:   In order to be elected, a candidate needed to receive a simple majority of votes…