Posts by EDFW Staff Writer

Posts by EDFW Staff Writer

Artist Gwen Meharg at two Fort Worth area churches

Fort Worth artist Gwen Meharg will lend her talents at two churches in our diocese. Sunday, May 14, at 11:30 am worship, Meharg will be at Trinity Episcopal Church in Fort Worth, painting during the sermon preached by the Rev. Tracie Middleton. Deacon Middleton will preach on the theme of Living Stones, from the Bible readings for the day: Acts 7:55-60, Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16, 1 Peter 2:2-10, and John 14:1-14. This is a new experience for Middleton, who hopes that people will see the…

Coloring and activity book for bishop’s visit

We’ve created a simple coloring and activity book resource for children to understand our bishops and our diocese better. Older children will find a maze and a word search. When the bishop comes to your church, why not offer it and some colors to the children of your congregation? Download the bishop’s coloring book (PDF).   The Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth gives thanks and credit to the Episcopal Diocese of Wyoming, the Episcopal Diocese of Central Pennsylvania Search Committee, St.…

Bishop email hacked – how it affects you

Bishop High’s email address was compromised on Tuesday morning, January 10, 2017 and one spam message was sent from within his edfw.org account to a large list of his contacts. The subject line of that email was “Documents” and there was an attached file, Scan.pdf. We have audited and re-secured this edfw.org account. Additional email messages have been sent from a spoofed email address, appearing to come from Rayford B. High, Jr., but actually coming from a different email address and…

Hunger relief milestone: food pantry prepares to open

“For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit me.“ Matthew 25:35-40 The text above is just one of the many times Jesus tells us to feed the hungry. This month this diocese nears a major…
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Prayer Cycle – 2017

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 – 2017 – Sundays (PDF) EDFW Prayer Cycle – 2017 – Weekdays (PDF) The global prayer list used throughout the Anglican Communion…

The Longest Night – a service of remembrance on December 17

St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church in Keller/Southlake invites you to a service of remembrance, The Longest Night, at 5 pm on Saturday, December 17, 2016. The holidays are often the loneliest time of the year for those who have experienced recent loss in their lives. These losses can be the death of a loved one, loss of a job, divorce, death of a dear pet, loss of health, or any of the other losses people deal with. The Longest Night service allows us to…