Christmas

Christmas

Saying “yes” to wonderful things

Bishop J. Scott Mayer has issued a Christmas greeting: In my Advent message, I reminded us of the courage of Mary and Joseph in saying “Yes” to God. I urged us all to say “yes” to God in our own ways, opening ourselves to the Holy Spirit. As we enter this joyous Christmas season, my prayer is that you will carry your “Yes” with you as we move into a new year. As we do so together, I believe the…

Nativity nichos focus of Pray All-Ways event

St. Alban’s, Theatre Arlington, gathered for Pray All-Ways: Advent to learn about the history, symbols, and spirituality of the nativity creche. Then participants made their own nativity nichos as a practice of prayer through creativity. A nicho is a diorama construction from Mexican folk art, a mini-scene in a box that uses dried flowers, paste jewels, colored paper, photographs, and other objects to pay tribute to iconic figures – in this case, Baby Jesus, Mary, and Joseph. Pray All-Ways is…

Episcopal Churches welcome you

Everyone is invited to join the Episcopalians of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth as we celebrate the arrival of the Christ Child and begin the Christmas Season. Have a blessed and merry Christmas! Arlington St. Alban’s Episcopal Church Holding services at Theatre Arlington 305 W. Main, Arlington Christmas Eve 5:30 pm – Worship (Come at 5:00 pm for carols.) Christmas Day 9:30 am – Christmas Day service Fort Worth All Saints Episcopal Church 5001 Crestline Road Fort Worth, 76107…

“Do not be afraid!”

Bishop Scott Mayer has issued a Christmas message: “Do not be afraid!” The Christmas story tells us these are the first words of the angel who appeared to the shepherds outside Bethlehem on a long ago December night. And no wonder. Here are humble hard-working folk, minding their own business, camping out with their sheep on a landscape not unlike those we see in parts of rural Texas north and west of Fort Worth – hardscrabble land redeemed day and…
Invitation to Christmas Worship in churches of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth

Celebrate Christmas – Episcopal Churches welcome you

We invite you to join the Episcopalians of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth as we celebrate the arrival of the Christ Child, and worship at an Episcopal Church near you. God loves us so completely that God became like us. God deeply loves us all, no exceptions.  May you experience God’s abiding love for you this Christmas. Arlington St. Alban’s Episcopal Church Holding services at Theatre Arlington 305 W. Main, Arlington (map) Christmas Eve 6:30 pm Service & Festive Reception Fort Worth All Saints Episcopal…

Good Shepherd, Granbury brightens holidays for children in Hood County

On Wednesday, December 16, Hood County Christmas for Children disributed toys, books, bikes, beds, clothes and other gifts to more than 2,000 families. The members of the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, Granbury support the highly-organized effort each year, donating gifts, volunteering to pack and organize gifts, and helping all day during distribution. Above, Barbara Snyder stands amid bags of gifts ready for distribution. Norm Snyder, Vice President of the organization and a member at Good Shepherd, has been volunteering for eight years and…