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Ecumenical event focus on joint Syrian response

Dr. Mary Mikhael, the first female president of a seminary in the Middle East, will talk about the impact of the war in Syria and solutions Syrian Christians and others are proposing for helping people and to end the war. The Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth is one of the sponsors of this ecumenical event. The free event is open to all at 3:30 pm Saturday, October 1, at First Presbyterian Church, 1000 Penn Street, Fort Worth, TX, 76102. Map. Learn…

Collaboration points way forward

In an unprecedented alliance, the Building Funds of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, the Presbyterian Church (USA), the United Church of Christ and The Episcopal Church have come together to answer the question, “Now what?” Now What? A Symposium on Repurposing…Our Buildings, Our Outreach, Our Stewardship, Our Leadership will be from 9 am to 4:15 pm on  Friday, October 28, 2016, Northway Christian Church, 7202 W Northwest Hwy, Dallas, TX 75225. Registration is $25 and…

Come be kindled anew

Come be kindled anew is a video inviting everyone to attend Diocesan Convention 2016. Watch it below or on the Diocesan YouTube Channel.  

Register for Convention

Registration is now open for Diocesan Convention 2016 on the Diocesan Convention page. Register during the month of September to take advantage of lower “Early Bird” rates of $45 for a two-day registration or $30 for a one-day registration. It is customary for congregations to pay for their delegates. Church administrators can register and pay for their entire delegations, using this form. Vendors and exhibitors may register this year for free and come for either or both days. Refer to…

Art at St. Martin’s

Come and enjoy Art at St. Martin’s, an art showing featuring the work of local artists, quarterly on second Saturdays at 6 pm at St. Martin-in-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church in Keller/Southlake. See art, speak with artists, learn about their creative process and their unique creations, and understand art through the artist’s eyes at a reception with refreshing beverages and cheese. Unlock the creative side of your brain and gather in fellowship! Childcare will be provided. September 10, 6 – 8 pm –…
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Andrew Ellison to be ordained priest in Marshall, TX

God willing and the people consenting, the Rt. Rev. Rayford B. High, Jr. will ordain Andrew Ellison to the priesthood at 7 pm on Thursday, September 22, 7:00 pm at Trinity Episcopal Church in Marshall, TX. Ellison is a cradle Episcopalian, born and raised in the DFW metroplex, mostly in the Diocese of Fort Worth. He grew up at St. Mark’s in Arlington and Church of the Holy Comforter in Cleburne. Ellison attended college at Texas Tech University, graduating with a Sociology degree in…
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Lynne Waltman to be ordained priest at All Saints’

Bishop Sam Hulsey will ordain Lynne Waltman to the priesthood at 7 pm on Wednesday, September 14 at All Saints’ Episcopal Church in Fort Worth. Waltman grew up in Lake Bluff, Illinois. She came to Texas in 1974 for graduate school at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Dallas. Her first career was as medical illustrator, which she pursued for 18 years. Her second career was in digital animation and web development. She and husband, Bill, celebrated their 40th…

Trinity Treasure Trove Resale Extravaganza set for August 27

The Trinity Treasure Trove Resale Extravaganza will be Saturday, Aug. 27 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church, 3401 Bellaire Drive South, Fort Worth, 76109. Come browse and buy from a carefully curated collection of clothing, furnishings, books, household items and much more. Proceeds benefit the ministries of Trinity Episcopal Church. Directions Google Map
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Support outreach by enjoying “Guys and Dolls”

St. Alban’s meeting at Theatre Arlington is sponsoring a Thursday, September 8, benefit performance of “Guys and Dolls.” Everyone is invited to attend. The event, an exclusive preview of the performance, will help support outreach programs such as those with Crow Elementary School and the Arlington Life Shelter. The musical comedy portrays the underworld of Prohibition-era New York and features a talented local cast. The show is directed and choreographed by Brandon Mason, with music direction by Alex Vorse. The evening…

EFM Mentor Training

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Stephenville, TX is hosting a Mentor training event September 9-11, 2016 for prospective and continuing mentors in the Education for Ministry (EfM) program, as well as others interested in the program. Training options There will be two training events offered: Basic/In Service: Foundations of Seminar Life Formation: Ministry in Daily Life Please be reminded that Sewanee’s change in training requirements for experienced mentors may necessitate your taking basic training: “mentors must return to Basic In-Service after…
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On Fire!

The theme for the 2016 Diocesan Convention November 11-12 at All Saints’ Episcopal School is On Fire With the Spirit.  The theme emerged from conversations among Bishop J. Scott Mayer and members of the diocesan staff about exciting and innovative ministries being developed by congregations in the diocese. As they prepared to tell the story of our diocese to members of the Executive Council of The Episcopal Church in February, the sense of the Spirit working in the diocese was…
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Convention workshops announced

The 2016 Diocesan Convention is November 11-12 at All Saints’ Episcopal School. On Fire with the Spirit is the theme of this year’s convention. The convention will feature workshops open to all comers. Is your congregation struggling for ways to help deal with poverty in your area? Have you looked for ways to connect across a racial, class, or income gap, whether at church, at home, or at work? Have you wondered how to help the rest of the church…

Save the dates: three ordinations

The following ordinations are coming up in the next few months; two will be held in the Diocese of Texas. Save the dates so you can plan to attend. Lynne Waltman – September 14, 7 pm at All Saints’ in Fort Worth Andrew Ellison – September 22, 7 pm at Trinity Episcopal Church in Marshall Lisa Neilson – October 22, 11 am at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in College Station Ordination announcements will follow closer to these dates with more…

Help send young people on pilgrimage – eat spaghetti!

All are invited to enjoy Spaghetti Dinner & Bingo at All Saints’ Episcopal Church at 6 pm on Friday, July 8. Proceeds benefit the youth participating in the All Saints’ 2017 Journey 2 Adulthood (J2A) confirmation pilgrimage to Canterbury Cathedral in England. The members of this J2A group have gotten to know each other over period of years, sharing experiences, studying, and praying together. The picture below is from a retreat they attended in Mineral Wells. The pilgrimage to Canterbury represents both a culmination…

Join St. Christopher’s DOK to explore praying with imagination

St. Christopher Episcopal Church is hosting a Quiet Day organized by the Daughters of the King on Saturday, August 6, 2016 from 9 am to 2 pm. Come spend time together in quiet and prayer. Topic Deacon Tracie Middleton from the Diocesan Office will lead an exploration of praying from scripture using the imagination. Here is her description of the day: There are many ways to approach the Bible. Some forms of Bible study focus on closely studying the words of…

Conference for church administrators

Church administrators, including treasurers, communicators, chancellors, church office staff, and clergy are the intended audience for an inter-denominational conference of The Church Network scheduled for July 6-8 at the Gaylord Texan in Grapevine. Get more details and register online. Christopher Thomas, currently serving as administrator of the Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration in Dallas and previously administrator in the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth, is a long-time member of the organization and recommends it highly: I have been an active member of…