'ordination' Tagged Posts (Page 2)

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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…
photo of Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth clergy at Tony Hiatt's ordination to the diaconate

Tony Hiatt ordained deacon

Tony Hiatt was ordained to the Sacred Order of Deacons on Tuesday, October 7, 2014, at Trinity Episcopal Church, Fort Worth, by the Rt. Rev. Rayford B. High, Jr. The Rev. Fred Barber, former rector of Trinity and director of Episcopal studies at Brite Divinity School, preached. Hiatt has lived in Fort Worth since 1999. He and his wife Lydia have been married for 31 years. They have three adult children and became grandparents for the first time in July.…

Tony Hiatt to be ordained deacon October 7, 2014

The Rt. Rev. Rayford B. High, Jr., will ordain Tony Hiatt to the Sacred Order of Deacons at 7 pm on Tuesday, October 7, 2014, at Trinity Episcopal Church, Fort Worth. Tony Hiatt is originally from Indianapolis, Indiana. He graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering in 1982. He is employed by Trinity Industries in Dallas. Tony and his wife Lydia have been married for 31 years. They have three adult children and became grandparents…

Carl Saxton ordained deacon

Carl Saxton was ordained to the Sacred Order of Deacon by Bishop Rayford B. High, Jr.,on May 22, 2014, at St. Christopher Episcopal Church, Fort Worth. He was sponsored by St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church, Willow Park. The people of St. Francis put on a reception afterward in the Parish Hall. The preacher at his ordination was the Very Rev. Katherine B. (Kate) Moorehead, dean of St. John’s Cathedral, Jacksonville, Fla.. Saxton will begin his ministry at St John’s in the Episcopal…

Seminarian Carl Saxton graduates from Sewanee

  Carl Saxton, seminarian and postulant for Holy Orders sponsored by St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church, Willow Park, graduated from the School of Theology at the University of the South, Sewanee on May 9, 2014. The Rt. Rev. Rayford B. High and Mrs. High attended the graduation — and to his surprise, Bishop High participated in the graduation.  Sharon and Dennis Lasater and Louis and Cynthia Eichenberger from St. Francis, Willow Park, also attended.

Jordan Haynie to be ordained to the priesthood

The Rev. Jordan Melissa Haynie Ware will be ordained a priest at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at All Saints Episcopal Church, 5001 Crestline Road, Fort Worth, TX 76107. The Rt. Rev. Rayford B. High, Jr. will officiate. The Rev. Ware is the Associate for Youth and Young Adults for All Saints, working with youth and young adult programming, fellowship, and pastoral care as well as taking part in the Sunday rota. She was ordained to the transitional diaconate…

Save the Date for Day of Discernment on June 1, 2013

The Diocesan Commission on Ministry is sponsoring a Day of Discernment from 9 am to 4 pm on Saturday, June 1, 2013, at All Saints Episcopal School, 9700 Saints Circle, Fort Worth, TX, 76108, in the McNair Theater of the Upper School. The registration fee is $15, which includes lunch. “Christian ministry is primarily an action in the Name of Christ; it is something done in response to discerning God’s will. Some ministry demands immediate action. Other ministry requires special training and,…

COM offers day of discernment June 1

Mark your calendars for the June 1 event “Exploring the Discernment Process,” sponsored by the diocesan Commission on Ministry (COM). The day is aimed at congregational leaders who are seeking to discern candidates for ordination to the priesthood or the diaconate, as well as for individuals discerning a call to ordination, along with their spouses, partners, and family members.

The Ordination Process

If you feel called to the ministerial priesthood or the vocational diaconate, your first step should be to speak to your parish Rector. She or he will help guide you through the process and provide the information you need regarding diocesan rules and practices. For more complete information, download and read the Ordination Process Handbook

Jordan Haynie Ordained Deacon

Jordan Melissa Haynie was ordained to the Sacred Order of Deacons on the Feast of St. Thomas, Friday, December 21, 2012, at St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church, Keller, TX.

Former Fort Worth Parishioner to be Ordained

We have received notice that Laura Eileen Beck will be ordained to the Sacred Order of Deacons in Christ’s One Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church by The Right Reverend Dr. Edward J. Konieczny, Bishop of Oklahoma, on Saturday, the twenty-ninth of December, 2012, at Trinity Episcopal Church in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Laura attended St. Christopher, Fort Worth, from 2003 until 2008. Her interest in becoming an Episcopal priest was stimulated by her training as a Stephen Minister here. She was commissioned…

Henry Penner Ordained to the Diaconate

Henry Penner of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Keller, was ordained to the sacred order of deacons at the 30th Diocesan Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth on November 2, 2012, at Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX.

Bishop Ohl’s sermon at the ordination of Henry Penner

Sermon preached on occasion of Henry Penner Ordination to the Vocational Diaconate at the 30th convention of the Episcopal Diocese of For Worth on November 2, 2012 by the Rt. Rev. C. Wallis Ohl Today is traditionally called “All Souls Day”, a day when we celebrate the lives of all those unknown Christians whose lives were lived in faith but whose deeds did not bring them to the forefront of Christian history to be celebrated either with their own feast…

Henry Penner ordained to the vocational diaconate

Henry Penner was ordained to the vocational diaconate during the opening Eucharist at the 30th Diocesan Convention Friday, November 2, in the Thompson Student Center at Tarleton State University in Stephenville. Henry is a member of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Keller, where he has served as a chalice bearer, on the vestry, and as senior warden. He is licensed as a worship leader and as a lay Eucharistic visitor. He is a Stephen Minister. He graduated from TCU, and has studied at…