'ordination' Tagged Posts (Page 3)

'ordination' Tagged Posts (Page 3)

Cynthia Ruiz-Riequer ordained to the diaconate

In a service full of joy, Cindy Ruiz was ordained as a deacon Tuesday evening, October 23, at St Elisabeth’s Episcopal Church in Fort Worth (River Oaks). Bishop Sam Hulsey and Bishop Wallis Ohl laid hands on her, praying, “Father, through Jesus Christ your Son, give your Holy Spirit to Cynthia; fill her with grace and power, and make her a deacon in your Church. Make her, O Lord, modest and humble, strong and constant, to observe the discipline of…

Jordan Haynie to be ordained to diaconate

Jordan Haynie will be ordained to the transitional diaconate at 7 p.m. on Friday, December 21, 2012, St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church, 223 S. Pearson Lane, Keller, Texas, 76248. She is a native Texan who joined the Diocese of Fort Worth at St. Martin-in-the-Fields in the spring of 2009. A 2007 graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer, she has spent the past three years studying at Berkeley Divinity School at Yale, and hopes…

Commission on Ministry identifies ordination candidate characteristics

Bishop Ted Gulick met with the Commission on Ministry on Saturday, May 16. They discussed the characteristics they will be looking for in candidates for ordination. For deacons – Hospitality, Fearless, Discerning, Socially aware (networking/collaborative), Innovative, Articulate, Values the story of every person, Intelligent, Compassionate, Advocate/”Paraclete”, Equipper. For priests, they will look for candidates who are Healthy/Balanced, Compassionate, Courageous, Well Read and Educated, Articulate (Preacher), Spiritually Grounded, Humble, Critical Thinker/Reflective, Faithful Living, Story Teller, Intelligent, Generosity of Spirit-One Who Makes…