'election' Tagged Posts

'election' Tagged Posts

Carlye Hughes elected bishop of the Diocese of Newark

The Rev. Carlye J. Hughes, rector of Trinity Episcopal Church Fort Worth was elected as the 11th bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Newark at their convention on Saturday, May 18, 2018. Election on first Ballot The first ballot of the election convention returned a clear result, showing Hughes to have been elected as the next bishop. As the Diocese of Newark’s website explains:   In order to be elected, a candidate needed to receive a simple majority of votes…

Congratulations Bishop Curry!

The Rt. Rev. Michael B. Curry was elected presiding bishop of The Episcopal Church on Saturday, June 27, 2015, at the 78th General Convention in Salt Lake City. Bishops Rayford B. High, Jr., and Scott Mayer participated in the election and deputies from Fort Worth were among those voting to confirm the election. Watch how it happened, and hear what our bishops had to say in this video:

Wrapping up the 30th Diocesan Convention

The 30th Diocesan Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth on November 2-3 was full of milestones. The Rt. Rev. Rayford B. High, Jr.,  recently retired bishop suffragan of the Episcopal Diocese of Texas, was elected and installed as the third provisional bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth on Saturday, November 3, at the convention in Stephenville at Tarleton State University. Watch the video of the installation of Bishop High. Departing Bishop C. Wallis Ohl issued a…