2020 Diocesan Convention

2020 Diocesan Convention

Invitation to racial justice and reparations work

At the 2019 Diocesan Convention, Bishop Eugene Sutton of Maryland spoke powerfully about racial justice and reparations. The convention responded with a resolution that called for the establishment of a Commission on Racial Justice and Reparations. The pandemic intervened, but the work did not stop. This summer, a group of clergy meeting via ZOOM to read and study about anti-racism work decided to form a Work Group to continue the work of racial justice and reparation in meaningful ways. This…

Litany for Social Justice

The Litany for Social Justice will prayed as part of the opening worship service for the 2020 Diocesan Convention. This is part of the work for racial justice and reparations that we pledged to undertake via a resolution passed at the 2019 Diocesan Convention in the wake of a powerful address by Bishop Eugene Sutton of Maryland. Please read it, pray it, so when we all join together in the live streamed worship at 10 am Saturday, November 14, our…

2020 Diocesan Convention Nominations

[This list was updated on October 30 with a correction.] Download a PDF of photos and bios of those nominated for positions to be filled at the 2020 Diocesan Convention for your packet. Nominations for 2020 Dio Convention (1) Nominations Standing Committee – Lay (elect one) Judy Cariker – Resurrection, Decatur Bob Hicks – St. Christopher, Fort Worth Standing Committee – Clergy (elect one) Amy Haynie – Trinity, Fort Worth Dana Wilson- St. Luke’s, Stephenville Disciplinary Board – Lay (elect…

Nominations open for 2020 Convention

Nominations are now open for eight positions that will be filled at the 2020 Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth, which will be held via Zoom on Saturday, November 14. When you submit the nomination form, you will get an email telling you the form has been received and instructing you on how to submit your head shot photo and bio. Nominations Form NOMINATIONS AFTER SEPTEMBER 10 Any nominations after the closing date of September 11, 2020 may be…