Posts by EDFW Staff Writer

Posts by EDFW Staff Writer

Annette Mayer's ordination

Annette Mayer to be ordained priest March 1, 2018

Annette Mayer will be ordained to the Sacred Order of Priests at 7 pm Thursday, March 1, 2018 at St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church in Keller. The Rev. Maurine Lewis will preach. A reception will follow. Mayer was ordained a deacon on October 22, 2015, also at St. Martin’s. New Call Mayer has accepted a call to serve as rector of The Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration in Palos Park, IL, in the Diocese of Chicago. Most recently, she has been…

Our children are crying out to us

Bishop Scott Mayer has issued this statement in the wake of the shooting in Florida. ————————- Jesus is very clear in his charge that we are to value, love, and cherish children: He called a little child to him, and placed the child among them. And he said: “Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. Therefore, whoever takes the lowly position of this child is the greatest…

Bishop Mayer visits All Saints, Fort Worth

Bishop Scott Mayer visited All Saints’ Episcopal Church, Fort Worth, on Sunday, February 11. He celebrated, preached, confirmed eight people, reaffirmed baptismal vows for two, and received one person into The Episcopal Church. Those confirmed are John Michael Chapman, Karen Moreland Farnell, Michael Erwin Farnell, Christopher Ryan Gores, Ronda Ricks Miller, Blake McCarty Macon, Andrew Deney Martin and Cole Cowden Means II. Those reaffirming baptismal vows were R. J. Miller and Michael George Mullins. Katherine Mason Roberts was received. The…

Bishop Mayer invites us into Lent

Bishop Scott Mayer talks about Ash Wednesday being on Valentine’s Day this year, and how that offers a starting place for reflection. This video is close captioned. Watch on YouTube or below:

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…

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…