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Solemn Evensong October 4, All Saints’ Episcopal Church, Fort Worth

Come to All Saints’ Episcopal Church, Fort Worth, to experience Solemn Evensong on Sunday, October 4 at 6:00 p.m. with the All Saints’ Choir, directed by Organist and Choirmaster Frederick Grimes. Music will include Magnificat and Nunc dimittis in B minor by T. Tertius Noble and the motet, Save us O Lord by Thomas Matthews. Admission is free. All Saints’ Episcopal Church is located at 5001 Crestline Road, Fort Worth.

St. Luke’s, Stephenville to host EfM Mentor Training

This first Education for Ministry (EfM) Mentor Training in the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth is scheduled for September 11 – 13 at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Stephenville. Sixteen trainees have registered from the dioceses of West Texas, Dallas, Northwest Texas, and Fort Worth. Some are experienced mentors returning to established seminar groups, and others hope to start new EfM seminar groups in their congregations. The trainers are sent from around the country by the Beecken Center of the School of Theology at the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee.…

See “Hello Dolly!” and benefit local charities

St. Alban’s meeting at Theatre Arlington is sponsoring a September 10 benefit performance of Theatre Arlington’s “Hello, Dolly!” and invites everyone in the diocese to attend. The event, an exclusive preview of the performance, will help support outreach programs like Crow Elementary School and the Arlington Life Shelter. The performance stars Persis Ann Forster as the incomparable iconic matchmaker, Dolly Gallagher Levi. The evening begins with a reception at 6:30 p.m., and show time is 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $25…

Explore the Holy Land – Trinity invites pilgrims from across the diocese

Trinity Episcopal Church is organizing a group to attend the “Palestine of Jesus” pilgrimage course at St. George’s College Jerusalem this spring from February 23 to March 3, 2016. The trip is open to people from all congregations in the diocese. The 10-day course is $2,330 (includes course and housing fees). Trinity organizers have to submit a $300 deposit for each attendee by August 15. Deposits can be made by leaving a check in the church office at Trinity or by completing…

General Convention Deputation shares what happened

Greetings from your deputation to General Convention! It was an honor to represent the Diocese of Fort Worth in the recent historic gathering of the church. As part of our responsibility, we have reviewed the work of the Convention and identified the resolutions requiring action from our various ministries. Please review the document (click on this link)  with an emphasis on the “responsible party” identified by each resolution. The ministry you lead could be the subject of many of the resolutions…

You’re invited to an open forum on Canon revisions at Trinity on July 16

Do you have questions or comments about proposed changes and additions to the canons of the diocese? Come to an open forum at 6:30 pm on Thursday, July 16 in the parish hall of Trinity Episcopal Church. The forum, moderated by the Rev. Courtland Moore, is anticipated to last no longer than two hours. Members of the Constitution and Canons committee will be present to hear your thoughts and answer questions on the canon revision process. People from across the diocese have been sending…

General Convention chooses the next Presiding Bishop Saturday

Tomorrow – Saturday, June 27 – the House of Bishops will meet in a closed session at the Cathedral of St. Mark in Salt Lake City, Utah to elect the next Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church; the House of Deputies then has the decision whether to concur. Follow details on the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth deputation’s blog, on social media under the hashtags #DioFW and #GC78, or through the General Convention Media Hub. There are four nominees: The Rt. Rev. Thomas…

Fort Worth AME churches invite community to march and pray in solidarity

In memory of the nine people killed at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, two African Methodist Episcopal churches in the Fort Worth area have organized a solidarity march and memorial prayer service the evening of Thursday, June 25, 2015. Our bishops, the Rayford High and Scott Mayer, encourage you to act and in the wake of this tragedy and to respond to our neighbors’ invitation to stand together in support. Details…

Attend May 16 Special Meeting of Convention

Updated on Thursday, May 14 – online registration is now closed. The Rt. Rev. Rayford B. High. Jr., has called a Special Meeting of Convention for 10am Saturday, May 16, 2015, at Trinity Episcopal Church,  3401 Bellaire Drive So., Ft. Worth, TX 76109 to elect the next provisional bishop. The Standing Committee of the diocese has nominated the Rt. Rev. J. Scott Mayer, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Northwest Texas. Under the proposed arrangement, Mayer will continue as bishop of…

Taste of Trinity fundraiser May 29

Mark your calendars: Trinity Episcopal Church will hold a Taste of Trinity fundraiser on Friday, May 29 from 6 to 9 pm in the parish hall. The event includes a meal and wine tasting featuring selections from Lost Oak Winery in nearby Burleson, Texas. The fundraiser will help Trinity fulfill its vision of strengthening parish systems and structure. SILENT AND LIVE AUCTION ITEMS INCLUDE… Golf outing for four: Mira Vista Country Club Weekend getaway at Bishop Hulsey’s Weatherford ranch Membership for two: Stage West…

Offer your gratitude on May 17 through the United Thank Offering

Each year, the United Thank Offering (UTO) receives contributions that go toward funding grants for a wide range of outreach projects through the Episcopal Church across the country and around the world. Many people adopt the UTO’s model as a spirtual discipline to help themselves stay mindful of the many blessings in life that might otherwise go unnoticed. If you pick up a blue UTO box, you can begin this practice anytime, offering small contributions and prayers of thanks to God…
logo and chalkboard image for St. Martin's Episcopal School fundraiser

St. Martin’s Episcopal School Annual Fundraiser

St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church and School invites you to its annual fundraiser for St. Martin’s Episcopal School from 6 to 9 pm Saturday, May 16, in St. Martin’s education building at 223 South Pearson Lane, Keller, Texas.  You’ll enjoy a night of fun, food, and fellowship with dinner, cocktail hour (cash bar), online silent auction, live auction, raffles, and announcement of silent auction winners! This fundraiser will benefit a new outside learning center, expansion of St. Martin’s Episcopal School to…

Convention Registration Form

Registration for the May 16 Special Meeting of Convention is now closed. If you would still like to let us know you’re coming or have any questions about registration, please contact the diocesan office.

The Rev. Dr. Wil Gafney’s Inaugural Address

The Rev. Dr. Wil Gafney, Associate Professor of Hebrew Bible at Brite Divinity School and an Episcopal priest, gave her Inaugural Address on Tuesday, April 14, in the Robert Carr Chapel on the campus of Texas Christian University. Watch a video of her 22-minute address.

Crestline Neighborhood Market opens April 18 at All Saints’

The Crestline Neighborhood Market (CNM) at All Saints’ Episcopal Church, Fort Worth, will open its second season on Saturday, April 18, 2015 with several new vendors and others returning from its inaugural season. Also new this year is a parish-wide Garage Sale and the Community Garden. Hours are 8:00 a.m. to noon in the parking area on Penticost Street, directly behind All Saints’ Episcopal Church, 5001 Crestline Rd., Fort Worth. Crestline Neighborhood Market operates on an alternating schedule in cooperation with…