Event (Page 9)

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Benefit for medical mission work in India successful

A medical mission fundraising dinner at St. Christopher, Fort Worth, on Saturday, February 21, 2015, raised approximately $3,500 for Hopewallah, a tax exempt charity organization helping the lepers of Hyderabab, India. More than 100 people attended the event, which included a meal of Indian food, a slide show of the work of the medical mission, a fashion show of Indian clothing, and the singing of Telugu and English songs by the children and grandchildren of the late Bishop Prabhudas, the first bishop…

Episcopal congregations featured in news about Ash Wednesday

Six congregations and a campus ministry of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth figured prominently in news coverage of Ash Wednesday in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and on KTVT Channel 11. Read the Star-Telegram story and watch embedded video. These congregations offered Ashes to Go as a form of outreach, taking Ash Wednesday out into the world of commuters, parents dropping children off at school, college students, and people on lunch breaks. Traditional Ash Wednesday services also were offered by…

Visit ERD’s photo exhibit in Dallas or online

Learn more about Episcopal Relief and Development’s 75 years of worldwide work by visiting their traveling anniversary photo exhibit, which will be at the Episcopal School of Dallas, 4100 Merrell Rd., Dallas, 75229, March 19 to April 2, noon to 7 p.m. Or visit it online here.  

Hamilton County Episcopalians host Valentine’s Day party

The Episcopal Church in Hamilton County invites everyone to come enjoy some bluegrass, gospel, and folk music next Saturday, February 14. Hear the guitar and banjo sounds of “Dueling Hearts,” a gospel and bluegrass singing group from the Waco area, and folk singers “The States” from points northwest of Hamilton.They will be entertaining at the Episcopal Church of Hamilton County, 1101 S. Rice (Hwy 281 S) from 2:00 pm until people get tired.  There is no charge for the event…

Abundant Living conference offered for seniors and caregivers

Are you over 60? Feel like 60? Care for someone over 60? Then this conference is for you. Seniors, family members, and caregivers are encouraged to attend the Province VII Older Adult Ministries’ 2015 Abundant Living conference “A Time for Transition” for three days of exploring aging as a spiritual journey. The conference is Monday, March 16, through Wednesday, March18, at Camp Allen in Navasota, TX. Check-in begins on Monday at 10 am, with the event ending at 1 pm on…
Longest Night Christmas service at St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church

The Longest Night – a service of remembrance on December 20

St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church in Keller/Soutlake invites you to a service of remembrance, The Longest Night, at 5 pm on December 20, 2014. The holidays are often the loneliest time of the year for those who have experienced recent loss in their lives. These losses can be the death of a loved one, loss of a job, divorce, death of a dear pet, loss of health, or any of the other losses people deal with. The Longest Night service allows us to grieve…

Applications open for Official Youth Presence at General Convention

Applications and nominations are now accepted for high school teens to participate in the General Convention Official Youth Presence (GCOYP) at the Episcopal Church 78th General Convention to be held June 25 – July 3, 2015 in Salt Lake City, UT. In collaboration with the General Convention Office and the president of the House of Deputies, the Office for Youth Ministries is coordinating the application and discernment process for high-school teens to become a part of the GCOYP. Applications and nominations are available here. Now Closed…

People across church participate in meeting via webcast

The twelve people gathered at St. Christopher Episcopal Church, Fort Worth, on Thursday, October 2, 2014, to take part in the webcast of the church wide meeting of the Task Force for Reimagining The Episcopal Church (TREC) were among 4,000 people who watched the meeting at the National Cathedral online. Some of the Fort Worth diocese’s deputies to the 2015 General Convention in Salt Lake City, were among those at St. Christopher. One hundred forty people attended the meeting in…

An invitation to celebrate the continuing, 60-year ministry of the Rev. Courtland Moore

The Rt. Rev. Rayford B. High, Jr., Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth, invites us to celebrate the ongoing ministry of the Rev. Courtland Moore: Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, Our friend and colleague in ministry Courtland Moore is about to mark a truly momentous day. On Dec. 21, 2013, Court will have served his Lord as an ordained Episcopal priest for 60 years! As you all know, he has played a major role in many of the key developments…

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)…

Advancing to General Convention 2015: “Greening and Screening”

Plans are well underway for the Episcopal Church’s General Convention in 2015, with noticeable adaptive changes to reducing the convention’s carbon footprint and to use software and technology to streamline legislative work. Noticeably, laptops, tablets, smartphones, and video monitors will be the primary media of legislative materials. This “convention of screens” will be made possible by a robust Wi-Fi system, which will be available for the first time on the floors of the House of Deputies and the House of Bishops.