2013 Diocesan Convention

2013 Diocesan Convention

Journal of the 2013 Convention

The Journal of the 2013 Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth, held in Wichita Falls, Texas, on November 8-9, 2013, is available in this PDF. This was the 31st Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth. 2013 Convention Journal PDF – file size is 1.8Mb

Treasurer’s Report of the 2013 Diocesan Audit to 2014 Convention

The treasurer’s report to the 2014 Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth is submitted by the Diocesan Treasurer Robert Hicks. You may download a PDF of this report here. In accordance with Canon 5.2.3, the Treasurer shall “Render to the Convention annually an accounting for all monies collected and disbursed for the calendar year ended prior to the date of the Convention, which accounting shall be subject to audit at the direction of the Executive Council.” An audit of the diocesan accounts…

Bishop’s Address to 2013 Diocesan Convention

The following is a transcript of Bishop High’s address to the 2013 Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth In years past, when I was rector of three different parishes, I always looked forward to our annual parish meetings where the community would gather – we even got folks from the 8 a.m. service to show up! We shared what we were doing to build up God’s kingdom in Victoria, or McAllen, or Waco, how we cared for each…

Diocesan Outreach

At the 2013 Diocesan Convention (November 8-9 in Wichita Falls), diocesan treasurer Robert Hicks reported to convention delegates that in 2013 the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth gave $17,785 to outreach causes beyond the diocese and $15,158 within the diocese, for a total charitable giving of $32,943 – 6.39 percent of assessment. An additional $29,546.41 was received and passed on for disaster relief, ERD, and UTO.

Election Results from Diocesan Convention 2013

The 2013 Diocesan Convention November 8-9 in Wichita Falls elected new members of the Standing Committee, deputies and alternates to General Convention, and filled positions on the Disciplinary Board, and elected a lay Trustee to the University of the South, Sewanee. Standing Committee – New Members Lay Jeff Boleware – St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Hurst Clergy Carlye Hughes – Rector, Trinity Episcopal Church, Fort Worth Immediately after convention, the Standing Committee met, and Elinor Normand (Trinity Episcopal Church, Fort Worth)…