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Bishop Mayer visits All Saints’

Bishop Scott Mayer visited All Saints’ Fort Worth on Sunday, January 12, 2020, the First Sunday after the Epiphany and Feast of the Baptism of Jesus Christ. The Rev. Christopher Jambor, rector, baptized and the bishop anointed Patrick Gordon Teas Ferchill, Leighton Grace Watt, Saylor Rue Fowler, Elizabeth Kelly McCarty, Maudie Mae McCarty, Theodore Kent McCarty, Ian David Hobgood, and McKenna Alyse Hobgood. The bishop confirmed Harrison John Hobgood, Jeremy Phillip Janssen, Laura Jean Janssen, Edward Jones Phillips VI, Sue…

Bishop visits reveal tradtional roots/modern outlook of parishes

Bishop Scott Mayer’s visitations in the last six months have been to three different parishes that reflect the variety and diversity of the worship experience and congregations in the diocese. St. Alban’s worships in Theatre Arlington, which makes it unusual right off the bat, and means the backdrop to its altar changes regularly — depending on the play being presented. Trinity worships in its historic building, which grounds it in tradition while creating a stable space for trying new things,…

Bishop Mayer visits All Saints’ Fort Worth

Bishop Scott Mayer visited All Saints’, Fort Worth, on Sunday, January 13, 2019. He preached, celebrated, and baptised, confirmed, and reaffirmed the baptismal vows of several people. In his sermon, Mayer explores the power of love, and the impact of Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’s bold declaration that “if it’s not about love, it’s not about God.” That message resonates with people as they shift from seeing church as a place to go to seeing church as a body of people, to…

Bishop High confirms, receives several at St. Martin’s, Keller

Bishop Rayford B.High, Jr. visited St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Keller, on Sunday, April 2, 2017, for confirmations, receptions, and reaffirmations of faith. Bishop High stepped in for Bishop Scott Mayer, who was away for a family funeral. As it was the first Sunday of the month, it was the children’s service, in which children do the readings and gather around the altar during the Eucharist. Before the sermon, Bishop High showed his bishop’s “gear” to the children assembled on the floor before the altar…
Bishop Scott Mayer of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth after sacraments of baptism and confirmation

Bishop Mayer visits St. Elisabeth/Christ the King

Bishop Scott Mayer visited St. Elisabeth/Christ the King Episcopal Church on Sunday, October 25. He confirmed Matthew Edward Moskal, Liam David Ruiz-Riquer, and Kiefer Thorne Wise. He baptized Olivia Michelle Aquillon.   There was a luncheon afterward in the Parish Hall. See more photos at the Diocesan Flickr Gallery.

Bishop Mayer visits St. Luke’s, Stephenville

Bishop Scott Mayer visited St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Stephenville, on Sunday, October 4, 2015, The congregation is still celebrating the return of their red front doors, recently repaired and repainted after an attack by a vandal. Bishop Mayer celebrated and preached and confirmed Alice Arrington Newsome, Randi Barnes, MacKenze Brister, Reegan Brister, and Cade Norman. There was a luncheon afterward in the parish hall. Watch a video of the bishop’s sermon, “A story of separation and unity.” See more photos…
Bishop High with people from St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Fort Worth

Bishop High visits St. Luke’s, Fort Worth

The Rt. Rev. Rayford B.High, Jr., made  his last official visitation before his June 30 retirement to St. Luke’s in the Meadow, Fort Worth. He confirmed  Olivia Wilson, Gabriel Phillips, Caleb Fisher, and T. J. Jennings,and received John Dickinson and Nicholas Busken. There was a reception in the parish hall afterward. Watch a video of the bishop’s sermon.   See more photos in the diocesan Flickr gallery.

Bishop High visits Trinity, Fort Worth

The Rt. Rev. Rayford B.High, Jr., visited Trinity Episcopal Church, Fort Worth, on Sunday, June 14, for a baptism, confirmations and a reception. He baptized Jenna Cleoe Ross, confirmed Viney Polite Chandler, Jon Scott Nishimura, David Stanley, and Caron Lynn Moore-Rico; and  received Mattthew Stephen Pierson.   There was a reception in the parish hall afterward. Since it was Bishop High’s last official visit to Trinity, the congregation marked the occasion with a gift card from a sporting goods store…

Bishop High visits Hamilton County

On Sunday, May 3, Bishop Rayford B. High, Jr., visited the Episcopal Church of Hamilton County. He confirmed Brandi Marie Rogers, Elizabeth Page Rogers, Nathan Blake Rogers, Helen Francis Rogers, David William Powers, Jordyn Deahl Johnson, Dorothy Jean Buckner, and Billy Gene Buckner. He received Anthony L. Rogers into The Episcopal Church. Each of them was presented with a prayer book signed by the bishop. Musicians Janie Stein and Marty Bates provided music, followed by a luncheon. See more photos at the diocesan Flickr gallery.  

Bishop High visits Trinity, Fort Worth

On Sunday, June 22, 2014, the Rt. Rev. Rayford B. High, Jr. visited Trinity Episcopal Church in Fort Worth. He confirmed six people, received five, and reaffirmed the baptismal vows of one person. Some people arrived early for the service, as this Sunday was the first in which Trinity’s new summer worship schedule was in place. From now until August 17, Trinity will hold Sunday services at 8 am (Rite I),10 am (Rite II), and 5 pm (Rite II) instead of the usual…