'Special Meeting of Convention' Tagged Posts

'Special Meeting of Convention' Tagged Posts

Scott Mayer elected provisional bishop

The Rt. Rev. J. Scott Mayer, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Northwest Texas,  was elected provisional bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth at a special meeting of Convention on May 16 at Trinity Episcopal Church, Fort Worth. Delegates also voted to accept the resignation of the Rt. Rev. Rayford B.High,Jr., effective June 30.  A luncheon followed the election and installation, with food provided by All Saints’, Fort Worth; Trinity, Fort Worth; St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Keller; and St. Alban’s,…

Attend May 16 Special Meeting of Convention

Updated on Thursday, May 14 – online registration is now closed. The Rt. Rev. Rayford B. High. Jr., has called a Special Meeting of Convention for 10am Saturday, May 16, 2015, at Trinity Episcopal Church,  3401 Bellaire Drive So., Ft. Worth, TX 76109 to elect the next provisional bishop. The Standing Committee of the diocese has nominated the Rt. Rev. J. Scott Mayer, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Northwest Texas. Under the proposed arrangement, Mayer will continue as bishop of…

An interview with the Rt. Rev. J. Scott Mayer

The Rt. Rev. J. Scott Mayer has been nominated as provisional bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth by the Standing Committee of the diocese. The election will be at the Special Meeting of Convention on May 16 at Trinity Episcopal Church, Fort Worth. All people attending the convention – lay and clergy delegates, members of the diocese, visitors, and guests – will register online. There will be a reception for Bishop Scott and Mrs. Kathy Mayer from 5:30…

Convention Registration Form

Registration for the May 16 Special Meeting of Convention is now closed. If you would still like to let us know you’re coming or have any questions about registration, please contact the diocesan office.
photo of Bishop Mayer

Standing Committee announces nominee for Provisional Bishop

The Standing Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth, a group of elected clergy and lay leaders, announced on April 10, 2015, that the Rt. Rev. J. Scott Mayer, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Northwest Texas, is the nominee for the next provisional bishop of Fort Worth. The Rt. Rev. Rayford B. High, Jr., provisional bishop of Fort Worth, has called a special meeting of the convention at which the diocese’s clergy and lay representatives will vote on…

Bishop High writes to the diocese

Dear Friends in Christ, As I announced earlier, I have called for a special meeting of Convention on May 16, at Trinity Episcopal Church, Fort Worth, for the purpose of electing a provisional bishop to succeed me. I want to share with you some thoughts of how I came to this decision. First, at the 2014 November Convention, I asked our Standing Committee to look into any and all creative approaches to the office of bishop for us in Fort Worth. I know…

Bishop calls a Special Meeting of Convention – May 16, 2015

Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, In accordance with Article 4 of the Constitution of the Diocese of Fort Worth, I am calling a Special Meeting of Convention for the purpose of electing a Provisional Bishop. I have set the date for May 16, Saturday, beginning at 10 a.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, Fort Worth.  I have notified the Presiding Bishop’s office of my intention. This notification of the Special Convention falls within the 30 day time frame as specified in Article 4.…