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Journal of the 2013 Convention

The Journal of the 2013 Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth, held in Wichita Falls, Texas, on November 8-9, 2013, is available in this PDF. This was the 31st Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth. 2013 Convention Journal PDF – file size is 1.8Mb

Treasurer’s Report of the 2013 Diocesan Audit to 2014 Convention

The treasurer’s report to the 2014 Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth is submitted by the Diocesan Treasurer Robert Hicks. You may download a PDF of this report here. In accordance with Canon 5.2.3, the Treasurer shall “Render to the Convention annually an accounting for all monies collected and disbursed for the calendar year ended prior to the date of the Convention, which accounting shall be subject to audit at the direction of the Executive Council.” An audit of the diocesan accounts…
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Christian Formation discussion begun at 2013 Convention continues- UPDATED

At the 2013 Diocesan Convention in Wichita Falls, one of several table talks at lunch on Saturday was about Christian Formation. That discussion will continue on Saturday, May 24, from 9 am to noon at St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church in Keller. UPDATE: this event has been postponed and will be rescheduled. All are welcome to attend this free event to discuss youth and adult formation. Participation in the table talk at convention is not a prerequisite. Childcare will be provided.…

Bishop’s Address to 2013 Diocesan Convention

The following is a transcript of Bishop High’s address to the 2013 Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth In years past, when I was rector of three different parishes, I always looked forward to our annual parish meetings where the community would gather – we even got folks from the 8 a.m. service to show up! We shared what we were doing to build up God’s kingdom in Victoria, or McAllen, or Waco, how we cared for each…

Diocesan Outreach

At the 2013 Diocesan Convention (November 8-9 in Wichita Falls), diocesan treasurer Robert Hicks reported to convention delegates that in 2013 the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth gave $17,785 to outreach causes beyond the diocese and $15,158 within the diocese, for a total charitable giving of $32,943 – 6.39 percent of assessment. An additional $29,546.41 was received and passed on for disaster relief, ERD, and UTO.

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)…

2013 Diocesan Convention – General Info

The 2013 Diocesan Convention will be held in Wichita Falls, Texas, on November 8-9, 2013. This will be the 31st Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth. This page has all your Diocesan Convention Info and links to all needed forms and resources.
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Entertainment at the 2013 diocesan convention

Attendees at the 31st Diocesan Convention in Wichita Falls on November 8-9, 2013,  will get a chance to learn more about their host city, not only by taking the Oil Baron Tour, but also from experiencing some local entertainment at the Friday night dinner and social hour. Dinner on Friday, November 8, will be accompanied by the Quartet of the Wichita Falls Youth Symphony Orchestra. The Wichita Falls Youth Symphony Orchestra provides music educational opportunities for junior and senior high string, wind and percussion students. During the season,…

Registration for delegates & alternates to the 2013 Diocesan Convention

Registration for delegates and alternates for the 2013 Diocesan Convention November 8-9 in Wichita Falls are being handled through their congregations, and not online. This year, congregations have been asked to register and pay for their representatives prior to the Oct. 4 cut-off for the “early bird” rate, as posted in Announcing registration dates and fees for the 2013 Diocesan Convention. Each congregation has been sent a registration packet from the diocesan office to conduct registration of their delegation. If you are a congregation’s delegate or…

President of Standing Committee seeks more nominees for open positions

A letter from the president of the Standing Committee about nominations: We are coming to the end of the nominating process for the open positions that will be filled at Diocesan Convention November 8-9 in Wichita Falls. The Nominations Committee informs me that five lay and two clergy nominations have been received for deputy to General Convention. It is heartening to see that so many are interested in representing the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth at the 78th General Convention…

Nominations open for positions to be filled at 2013 Diocesan Convention

Nominations are now open for positions that will be filled at the 2013 convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth November 8 and 9, 2013, in Wichita Falls. Qualified candidates are invited to read, pray, and discern if they are called to offer themselves in nomination for any of the elected positions described below. In all cases, a nominee must Be at least 18 years of age Meet qualifications to hold office nominated Be willing to stand for election…

Diocesan convention plans gearing up

It’s only July, and the November diocesan convention seems far away. But the good folks of the Northern Deanery are already busy planning a Wichita Falls welcome for all comers. And registration for exhibitors is already available online.
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