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Christopher Thomas to be ordained priest May 17, 2018

Bishop Sam Hulsey will ordain Christopher Thomas to the priesthood at 7 pm. Thursday, May 17, 2018, on behalf of Bishop Scott Mayer, at St. Elisabeth and Christ the King Episcopal Church. Thomas served as deacon at St. Alban’s, worshiping in Theatre Arlington before moving to St. Elisabeth and Christ the King. He is a cradle Episcopalian, having been raised at Trinity Episcopal Church in Morgan City, in the Diocese of Louisiana. He spent many years on the staff and as a…

Christopher Thomas ordained deacon

Christopher Thomas was ordained to a deacon by Bishop Scott Mayer at St. Luke’s in the Meadow Episcopal Church,  Fort Worth, on Thursday, October 19, 2017.  The Rev. Dr. Jo G. Hudson,  teacher-pastor for The Carpenter Initiative in Gender, Sexuality, and Justice at Brite Divinity School and  former senior pastor of the Cathedral of Hope (UCC) in Dallas, preached. See more photos at the diocesan Flickr gallery. See photos by Judith Cariker at the 4Saints’ Episcopal Food Pantry gallery. Cariker’s photos are among…

Stephanie Moncrieff ordained priest

Stephanie Patterson Moncrieff was ordained to the priesthood on Friday, January 13, 2017, by the Rt. Rev. Jeff Fisher, bishop suffragan of the Diocese of Texas, at Trinity, Fort Worth. The Rev. Patrick J. Miller preached. Watch a slideshow below. Moncrieff grew up in the Diocese of Texas at St. George’s and St. Patrick’s, Houston, and St. Peter’s, Brenham. She graduated from the University of Houston with honors and served as a social studies teacher in Houston Independent School District.…
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Stephanie Moncrieff to be ordained priest at Trinity

The Rt. Rev. Jeff Fisher, Bishop Suffragan of the Diocese of Texas, will ordain Stephanie Moncrieff to the priesthood at 7 pm on Friday, January 13 at Trinity Episcopal Church, Fort Worth. Moncrieff grew up in the Diocese of Texas at St. George’s and St. Patrick’s, Houston, and St. Peter’s, Brenham. She graduated from the University of Houston with honors and served as a social studies teacher in Houston Independent School District. After college, she served as a Sunday School teacher…

Lisa Neilson ordained priest

Lisa Neilson was ordained to the priesthood on Saturday, October 22, by Fort Worth Assisting Bishop Rayford B. High, Jr., at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in College Station. Presenters were the Rev. Kenneth L. Fields, rector of St. Thomas; the Rev. Jim Said, assistant rector of St. Thomas, Ms. Ellen Hevenor, Canterbury senior warden; Mr. Joel Walker, Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth; and Gilbert Kleinwechter, St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Keller. Bishop High preached. Watch a video of the sermon below or on the…
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Lisa Neilson to be ordained priest in College Station

Bishop Rayford B. High, Jr. will ordain Lisa Neilson to the priesthood at 11 am on Saturday, October 22 at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in College Station. The festal color is white. Neilson graduated from Syracuse University and spent nine years on active duty as an Army officer, then worked for BNSF Railway for over nineteen years. She met her husband, Bob, while serving in the Army in Korea, and they have been married for 28 years. They have two adult children. Heather…

Andrew Ellison ordained priest

Andrew Elllison was ordained to the priesthood on Thursday, September 22, by Assisting Bishop Rayford B. HIgh, Jr., at Trinity Episcopal Church, Marshall. Presenters were Ms. Casie Ellison, Mr. Kenneth Kerr, Ms. Magda Altnau, Ms. Franceen Lyons, the Rev. Dr. John Himes, the Rev. Lecia Brannen, and the Rev. Kevin Johnson.   The preacher was the Rev. Dr. Nathan Jennings, professor of liturgical theology at Seminary of the Southwest. Watch a video of the sermon below or on the Diocesan…

Lynne Waltman ordained priest at All Saints’, Fort Worth

The Rt. Rev. Sam B. Hulsey, assisting bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth, ordained Lynne Waltman to the priesthood at All Saints’ Episcopal Church, Fort Worth, on September 14, 2016. Presenters were the Rev. Christopher Jambor, the Rev. Melanie R. Barbarito, the Rev. J. Frederick Barber, Mr. Edwin Ferree, Mr. Kent Hennng,and Ms. Ann House. Mr. William D. Waltman, III and Ms. Katherine M. Aulman assisted with vesting. Jambor, rector of All Saints’, preached. Watch a video of…
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Andrew Ellison to be ordained priest in Marshall, TX

God willing and the people consenting, the Rt. Rev. Rayford B. High, Jr. will ordain Andrew Ellison to the priesthood at 7 pm on Thursday, September 22, 7:00 pm at Trinity Episcopal Church in Marshall, TX. Ellison is a cradle Episcopalian, born and raised in the DFW metroplex, mostly in the Diocese of Fort Worth. He grew up at St. Mark’s in Arlington and Church of the Holy Comforter in Cleburne. Ellison attended college at Texas Tech University, graduating with a Sociology degree in…
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Lynne Waltman to be ordained priest at All Saints’

Bishop Sam Hulsey will ordain Lynne Waltman to the priesthood at 7 pm on Wednesday, September 14 at All Saints’ Episcopal Church in Fort Worth. Waltman grew up in Lake Bluff, Illinois. She came to Texas in 1974 for graduate school at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Dallas. Her first career was as medical illustrator, which she pursued for 18 years. Her second career was in digital animation and web development. She and husband, Bill, celebrated their 40th…

Lisa Neilson and Lynne Waltman ordained deacons January 15

The Rt. Rev. J. Scott Mayer ordained Lisa Neilson and Lynne Waltman to the Sacred Order of Deacons on Friday, January 15, 2016, at St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Keller. The Rt. Rev. Rayford B. High, Jr., preached. Neilson, a cradle Episcopalian, was baptized and confirmed in the Diocese of Colorado. She was active in the Episcopal Campus Ministry at Syracuse University and served in a parish near the campus as a Lay Eucharistic Minister, lector, and clerk of the vestry. She and…

Lisa Neilson and Lynne Waltman to be ordained deacons at St. Martin-in-the-Fields

Bishop Scott Mayer will ordain Lisa Neilson and Lynne Waltman as deacons at 7 pm on Friday, January 15, at St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church, Keller. A reception will follow. Lisa Neilson Lisa Neilson graduated from Syracuse University and spent nine years on active duty as an Army officer, then worked for BNSF Railway for over nineteen years. She met her husband, Bob, while serving in the Army in Korea, and they have been married for 27 years. They have two adult children.…

Andrew Ellison ordained deacon

The Rt. Rev. Rayford B. High, Jr., recently retired provisional bishop of Fort Worth, ordained Andrew Ellison as deacon at St. Alban’s at Theatre Arlington on Wednesday, December 16. He was presented by the Rev. Kevin Johnson, the Rev. Jordan Haynie Ware, Mrs. Casie Ellison, Mrs. Franceen Lyons, Mrs. Priscilla Promise, and Mr. Walt Cabe. Those assisting with vesting were Mrs. Ellison, Ms. Jeanne Casstevens, and Mr. Dyke Ellison. The Rev. Dr. Jane Patterson,  Assistant Professor of New Testament and…

Annette Mayer ordained deacon

Bishop Scott Mayer ordained Annette Mayer a deacon on Thursday, October 22, at St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Keller. The preacher was the Rev. Dr. Katie Long, pastor of First United Methodist Church, Hamilton. Watch a video of the sermon on the diocesan YouTube Channel. Mayer worked in dentistry as practice manager for 35 years before returning to school in 2005. She graduated from the University of North Texas with a Bachelor of Social Work, and has been employed by Walls’ Universal Health Services…

Forms related to Discernment and Ordination

Click on the tab “Docs, Forms” to see a list of documents and forms related to the process of discernment about ordination. If the text in a cell is underlined, you can click to open that document. If the text is not underlined, the document is not yet linked. Click here to open this chart in a separate window. Some documents are in pdf format. Most will open in a Google Docs viewer; from the Google Docs viewer, click “File” and “Download…

Tony Hiatt ordained priest at St. Luke’s, Fort Worth

The Rt. Rev. Rayford B. High, Jr. ordained Tony Hiatt to the priesthood on Saturday, April 11, 2015, at St. Luke’s in the Meadow Episcopal Church, Fort Worth. The Rt. Rev. C. Wallis Ohl, Jr., retired bishop of Northwest Texas and former provisional bishop of Fort Worth, was the preacher. The Rev. Hiatt was ordained a deacon on October 7, 2014, at Trinity Episcopal Church, Fort Worth by Bishop High. Hiatt graduated from Brite Divinity School with a Master of Arts in Theology…