Member churches:

  • Good Shepherd, Granbury
  • The Episcopal Church of Hamilton County (St. Mary’s)
  • St. Luke, Stephenville
  • St. Francis of Assisi, Willow Park

Deanery Officials:

Dean – Norm Snyder – Good Shepherd, Granbury
Sub-Dean – Joe R. Christopher – Good Shepherd, Granbury
Secretary – Marti Fagley – St. Francis, Willow Park
Deanery Representative to Executive Council
Louis Eichenberger – St. Francis, Willow Park
Alternate Dave Shockley – Episcopal Church of Hamilton County

Each of these offices is for a one-year term, concluding in October of 2017.


News and Stories from Deanery – Southwestern

Pre-Convention Deanery Meetings begin

Attend your Pre-Convention Deanery meeting during the next few weeks to become familiar with the business to be completed at Diocesan Convention on November 11-12. Deaneries There are five deaneries in the diocese; see which deanery your congregation is in, and click … Continue reading

Note deadlines for submissions related to business at 2016 Convention

The 34th Annual Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth is coming up November 11-12, 2016. Take note of the following deadlines, templates, and guidelines related to submitting information, proposals, nominations, and anything else required for the business of Convention. … Continue reading

Nominations committee invites nominees for 28 open positions

Updated 7/20/2016 Nominations are now open for 28 (previously reported as 27) positions that will be filled at the 2016 Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth in Fort Worth, Texas, on November 11 and 12. The number of … Continue reading

Prepare for pre-convention deanery meetings

It is time for pre-convention deanery meetings. Delegates, voting clergy members, alternates, and youth representatives should attend in order to be best prepared for the business they will handle as members of the convention November 13,14 at the Botanic Garden … Continue reading

Frank Reeves honored by Good Shepherd, Granbury

On Sunday, June 7, 2015, the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, Granbury, honored the Rev. Frank B. Reeves and Susan Reeves for their ministry with the congregation. Reeves has been their sustaining priest for the past six-and-a-half years, and … Continue reading

Bishop to hold town hall meetings with all deaneries

Bishop Rayford B. High, Jr., has begun holding a series of town hall meetings with the deaneries of the diocese. All of these meetings are open to anyone who wishes to attend. Bishop High is particularly interested in “how each … Continue reading

Constitution and Canons Committee Reports to Executive Council

Mr. George Komechak, chair of the Constitution and Canons Committee reported on the work of the committee at the Executive Council’s first meeting of 2015. Read a report of that meeting He said that in response to the new Canon … Continue reading

Convention Evaluation Summary presented to Executive Council

Ministry Support and Communications Officer Tracie Middleton presented a summary of the evaluations filled out by those attending diocesan convention at the Jack Daniel’s Club at Globe Life Ballpark in Arlington to the January 2015 Executive Council meeting. Read a report … Continue reading

Pre-diocesan convention deanery meetings set

Pre-diocesan convention deanery meetings have been scheduled in all deaneries of the diocese. The meetings are open to all interested people. All convention delegates are expected to attend the meeting in their deanery as part of their leadership role as … Continue reading

Episcopal/Lutheran ministry aids new service in Comanche

Beginning on Sunday, June 8, the Rev. Curt Norman, rector of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church and pastor of Common Grace Lutheran Church in Stephenville, will travel to Comanche on every second Sunday of the month to lead a communion/healing service … Continue reading

Seminarian Carl Saxton graduates from Sewanee

  Carl Saxton, seminarian and postulant for Holy Orders sponsored by St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church, Willow Park, graduated from the School of Theology at the University of the South, Sewanee on May 9, 2014. The Rt. Rev. Rayford … Continue reading