Posts by Katie Sherrod

Posts by Katie Sherrod

Bishop Eugene Sutton on racial reconcilation and reparations

This is the address Bishop Eugene Sutton gave at the 2019 Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth on Satuday, November 9, 2019, in Decatur. Read the address below and/or download a PDF of the address. Bishop Eugene Sutton Address on Racial Reconciliation & Reparations Racial Reconciliation and Reparations Bishop Eugene Sutton, Episcopal Diocese of Maryland The Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth Decatur, TX November 9, 2019 Well, it was pretty easy to getting here because…

Sandy Michels’ Lynching Memorial Presentation

Sandi Michels, priest in charge at St. Elisabeth/Christ the King, Fort Worth, gave a presentation to Diocesan Convention on the effort by the Tarrant County Coalition for Peace and Justice to create a memorial to the lynching of Fred Rouse on Samuels Avenue in Fort  Worth in 1921. Learn more about A Death on Samuels Avenue: The Lynching of Fred Rouse on December 2, at 5:30 – 7:30 pm, at the Shamblee Library, 959 E. Rosedale, Fort Worth, TX. Then…

Handout with Lynching Memorial Presentation

  Download the list here:  Lynching memorial handout Handout from Sandi Michel’s presentation on the Lynching Memorial Project Diocesan Convention 2019  For more information – Books and websites you might find interesting Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption, by Bryan Stevenson Bryan Stevenson was a young lawyer when he founded the Equal Justice Initiative, a legal practice dedicated to defending those most desperate and in need: the poor, the wrongly condemned, and women and children trapped in the…

Suicide prevention presentation

Scott Millican, senior warden at Trinity, Fort Worth, gave a presentation on suicide prevention at the 2019 Diocesan Convention in Decatur. Watch the video of the presentation below or on YouTube.

Trinity, Fort Worth, calls the Rev. Dr. Robert F. Pace as new rector

Trinity, Fort  Worth, has called the Rev. Dr. Robert F. Pace as their new rector. His first day at Trinity is Monday, December 16, 2019. His first Sunday is December 22. He is currently rector at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Amarillo in the Diocese of Northwest Texas. Pace is married to the Rev. Dr. Jill Walters, who also is an Episcopal priest. They have a 25-year-old daughter, Catherine, who lives in Austin. This is the letter Trinity’s Senior Warden Scott…

Good Shepherd, Granbury, presents Hymn Fest

All are invited to the Sixth Annual Hymn Fest, presented by the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd at their new location, 4530 Acton Highway, Granbury, at 3 pm on Sunday,  November 17. The Hymn Fest, a sing-along, will be conducted by Dr. Iwoa Asakura and will feature solos by Dr. Heather Hawk. A reception will follow.

Resolutions passed by the 2019 Diocesan Convention

Delegates to the 2019 Diocesan Convention passed several resolutions. After hearing an address from Bishop Eugene Sutton of Maryland about racial reconciliation and reparations, delegates passed the following resolution: Creation of a Diocesan Commission on Racial Justice and Reparations Resolved, that this 37th Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth, in response to Bishop Eugene Sutton’s address, heed his call to action by creating a Diocesan Commission on Racial Justice and Reparation to explore the history of racial injustice…

Election results, 2019 Diocesan Convention

Here is the list of people elected to various positions at the 2019 Diocesan Election. General Convention Deputies, Lay Katie Sherrod, St. Luke’s in the Meadow, Fort Worth Marti Fagley, St. Christopher, Fort Worth Brent Walker, Episcopal Church of Wichita Falls Kathleen Wells, Trinity, Fort Worth First Alternate – Aidan Wright, St. Christopher, Fort Worth General Convention Deputies, Clergy Bradley Dyche, St. Luke’s, Stephenville Kevin Johnson, St. Alban’s, Theatre Arlington Karen Calafat, St. Luke’s in the Meadow, Fort Worth Amy…

Bishop’s Address: A new wind is blowing

  This is the address Bishop Scott Mayer gave on Friday, November 8, at the 2019 Diocesan Convention at the Decatur Civic Center. You can watch it below or on YouTube, or read the text [below the video].   Fort Worth Convention 2019 November 8 Our theme for this year’s annual convention is “The Way of Love:  Practices for a Jesus Centered Life.”    Our Presiding Bishop,  Michael Curry,  introduced these practices during the last General Convention in Austin.   As he…

Hurray for the Holidays fundraiser November 21

Join St. Alban Theatre Arlington for its annual Outreach Ministries Fundraiser,  6:30 pm, Thursday, November 21, 2019. Theatre Arlington’s Hurray for the Holidays includes  a pre-show reception and a special sweet surprise at intermission. We all loved gathering around the TV to watch the holiday specials each season. Join Theatre Arlington to imagine what it would be like to have our own show with singing, dancing, and special guest stars every performance.  Appropriate for audiences aged 3 and up. Tickets…

Advent Taize Service December 8

St. Christopher Episcopal Church, Fort Worth, invites all to an Advent Taize Service at 6 pm on the Second Sunday of Advent, December 8. Advent 2019 begins Sunday, December 1 and ends on December 24. Advent begins the new liturgical year, and is a season of hope, anticipation, and preparation for the coming of the Christ child. For those who keep the Advent season, it can offer a grace-filled space in the midst of seasonal secular stress. The Taizé community…

All Saints’ golf tournament rescheduled to November 5.

All Saints’, Fort Worth, has rescheduled its World Mission Golf Classic to Tuesday, November 5, 2019, at Waterchase Gold Club. Proceeds will benefit All Saints’ local and world missions.  Lunch is at 11 am, the Shotgun Start is at 12:30 pm. People can still register to play at  www.allsaintsgolfclassic.com .

Vendor Registration

Vendor registration opened September 1. Rates are $40 per table for one day, $60 per table for two days. This includes dinner on Friday and lunch on Saturday for one person. Online registration will close at midnight on Wednesday, November 6.