Documents (Page 4)

Documents (Page 4)

The Ordination Process

If you feel called to the ministerial priesthood or the vocational diaconate, your first step should be to speak to your parish Rector. She or he will help guide you through the process and provide the information you need regarding diocesan rules and practices. For more complete information, download and read the Ordination Process Handbook

Calendar Request Form

If you would like to have an event placed on the Diocesan Calendar, please fill out the form below. Your information will be reviewed by the diocesan office and, if approved, added to the calendar as soon as possible. Once your information is entered in the calendar, expect to receive a confirmation message from the diocesan office. If you have accompanying data, such as a registration form, information for a feature article, or a brochure that you would like to…

Background Check Request Form

Use this form to request a background check on a volunteer or employee of your congregation, group, or ministry. Background checks are required for all employees and volunteers within the Diocese who work with children, youth, or vulnerable populations; additionally, vestry member, lay leaders, and others who have unsupervised access to funds, facilities, or financial records are required to have a background check.

Constitution 2013

This version of the Constitution of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth was approved November 3, 2012 by vote of the Annual Convention of the Diocese and remained in effect until it was replaced by a new version on Nov. 15, 2015. Click here to download the 2013 Constitution of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth (effective 11/3/12 – 11/15/2015)

Canons 2013

The Canons of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth, effective as of November 3, 2012, as approved by vote of the Annual Convention of the Diocese. Click here to download the Canons of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth.

Rules of Procedure approved by 2012 Diocesan Convention

The Rules of Procedure of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth, effective as of November 2, 2012, as approved by vote of the Annual Convention of the Diocese. Click here to download the Rules of Procedure for the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth. Note: The document originally posted in December 2012 was modified to add subparagraph numbers in paragraph 13 and to correct errors in the document title.  A subsequent revision corrected the year that the rules were effective.