Dio Convention

Dio Convention

Additional materials for 2018 Convention

Convention voted to approve these additional materials and distribute them for consideration. Episcopal Relief and Development Report Bishop’s Appointments and Nominations Communications and Evangelism Report Resolution R1 on 2019 Convention Location The secretary of Convention informs that the chancellor’s report was submitted on time but was omitted by error. Chancellors’ Report 2018

Bishop Scott Mayer’s nominations and appointments

Each year at convention, Bishop Scott Mayer makes his nominations and appointments to various positions for the next year. The complete list is below. Bishop’s Nominations and Appointments – 2019 Nominees Secretary: The Rev. Dr. Andrew Wright for a one-year term Treasurer: Mr. David Lowder for a one-year term Chancellor: Ms. Sandy Liser for a one-year term Registrar: The Rev. Tracie Middleton for a one-year term Historiographer: Ms. Karen Shepherd for a one-year term Trustee for The Corporation: Mr. Robert…

One more week to register for diocesan convention!

All are invited to the 2018 Diocesan Convention November 9-10 in Decatur. This video gives some interesting tidbits about Decatur and about what will happen at convention — hint: It’s not all business. Registration doesn’t close until midnight Wednesday, November 7. Watch it below or on YouTube.  
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2018 pre-convention deanery meetings

Review the list of 2018 pre-convention deanery meetings and attend one near you – or the one your congregation is part of – to find out what will be happening at Diocesan Convention: budget, nominees for elected positions, resolutions, and more. Fort Worth East – Monday, Oct. 15; 7 pm at St. Martin in the Fields, Keller Fort Worth South – updated – Monday, Oct. 15; 5:30 pm at St. Christopher’s, Fort Worth Fort Worth West – Tuesday, October 16; 5:30…

Diocesan Convention – Last week for early registration

Register before October 1 to receive the “Early Bird” rate for Diocesan Convention. If you register in September, Early Bird rates are $75 for a 2-day registration and $50 for a 1-day registration. On Oct. 1, rates go up to $90 for a two-day registration and $65 for a one-day registration. The registration fee includes one meal per day. The 2018 Convention occurs Friday, November 9 – Saturday, November 10, 2017 at the Decatur Civic Center. Visit the Convention web page for…
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Nominations open for 2018 Diocesan Convention

Nominations are now open for eight positions that will be filled at the 2018 Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth in Decatur, Texas, on November 9 and 10. The Nominations Committee earnestly seeks participation from parishioners across the spectrum of our diocese. The committee invites you to read, pray, and discern if you know someone to nominate for any of the elected positions described below. Please verify with the person you want to nominate whether they are willing…

Convention sermon: “Drink living water . . .”

The Very Rev. Doug Travis preached at the opening worship service of the 2015 Diocesan Convention on Friday, November 10, 2017, at the Cleburne Conference Center. An excerpt: “Living water, living water, living water. I realized in contemplating these verses that if I do not experience the well of living water flowing up in my own soul it’s because I’ve refused to share, even if only in my own heart, Jesus’ living water with some other soul I think doesn’t…

Bishop’s Address at 2017 convention

Bishop Scott Mayer delivered his address to the 35th Convention of the Diocese of Fort Worth on Friday, November 10, at the Cleburne Conference Center in Cleburne, TX.   He began by thanking the hosts, greeting guests, listing important transitions, and recognizing the work of the many volunteers who serve on committees of the diocese. He gave special recognition to the members of the diocesan Corporation. Then he began exploring the passage from the fourth chapter of John’s Gospel, when Jesus…
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2017 Pre-Convention Deanery meetings

Attend a deanery meeting to learn what’s going on at the upcoming Diocesan Convention and get involved in collaborating with other Episcopal churches in your area. Links below include a map to each location. Fort Worth West – Tuesday, Oct. 17; 5:30 pm at All Saints’, Fort Worth Southwestern – Sunday, Oct. 22; 2:30 pm at St. Luke, Stephenville Fort Worth South – Tuesday, Oct. 24; 5:30 pm at St. Christopher, Fort Worth Northern – Sunday, Oct. 29; 11:30 am at…

Register early for Diocesan Convention

Register now to receive the “Early Bird” rate for Diocesan Convention. Early Bird rates (before Oct. 1) are $65 for a 2-day registration and $40 for a 1-day registration. After Oct. 1, rates are $80 for a two-day registration and $55 for a one-day registration. The registration fee includes one meal per day. The 2017 Convention will be held Friday, November 10 – Saturday, November 11, 2017 at the Cleburne Conference Center. Visit the Convention web page for complete details; the page…

The Nominations Committee wants you!

Are you called to serve in elected office? Your life experience, passion, and voice can make a difference in this diocese. At every level of organization, in everything we do, the Church benefits from new, energetic, and committed leadership. There are eight positions to be filled by election at the 2017 Diocesan Convention. Executive Council members-at-large Standing Committee Members Sewanee Trustee Disciplinary Board members Are you called to lead us forward? Experience in a previous leadership role is not required.…

Note deadlines for submitting items related to 2017 Convention business

The 35th Annual Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth is coming up November 10-11, 2017 in Cleburne. Take note of these 2017 convention deadlines below. Also available are templates, forms and guidelines related to submitting information, proposals, nominations, and anything else required for the business of Convention. Open the sections below the deadline chart to see information related to Nominations, Resolutions, and Reports. Items that are underlined and in blue are links that you can click to access forms and…

Training for Racial Justice and Reconciliation

At the 2015 General Convention in Salt Lake City, Resolution C019, entitled Work for Racial Justice and Reconciliation, affirmed “as a top priority of The Episcopal Church in the upcoming triennium the challenging and difficult work of racial reconciliation through prayer, teaching, engagement, and action.” Read the General Convention resolution Time Commitment and Cost The training is 13.5 hours, over two days: Friday, May 12 – 2 pm to 8:30 pm Saturday, May 13 – 9 am to 4 pm…
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