Constitution & Canons

The Constitution and Canons Committee is responsible for the maintenance of the living, governing documents that define the procedures and processes to conduct the operations of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth and its churches and institutions to enhance the spread of the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the world. Current Documents: Constitution – 2015 Canons – 2017 Members: Members (as of Nov, 2017) are Chair – Andrew Wright; Trinity, Fort Worth Activities The committee incorporates any necessary changes into the…

Standing Committee

Officers President – Dr. Jane Dennis Role of the committee The Standing Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth is one of the organizations involved in the governance of our diocese and includes both lay and clergy leaders. The Constitution of the Episcopal Church (Article IV) describes the role of diocesan Standing Committees in this way: When there is a Bishop in charge of the Diocese, the Standing Committee shall be the Bishop’s Council of Advice. If there be…

Executive Council

The Executive Council carries on the work of the Diocesan Convention during the rest of the year when the Convention is not in session. It consists of nine at-large members, one member from each of the five deaneries and various ex-officio members (see the chart below). Meetings of the Executive Council are open to anyone who would like to attend and see how the governance of the diocese works. Executive Council & Committees

Mission and Outreach

Meet the members of the Mission and Outreach Committee for 2018: Chair – Dr. Tim Stevens The Rev. Bob Gross Ms. Gretchen Smith Dr. Jane Dennis The Rev. Karen Calafat Mr. Fred Morgan Mr. Tom Foster Grant Proposals The application for mission and outreach grants will be open from June 1 through August 1. View information and apply online here.