'St. Alban’s Episcopal Church Arlington' Tagged Posts

'St. Alban’s Episcopal Church Arlington' Tagged Posts

Bishop visits reveal tradtional roots/modern outlook of parishes

Bishop Scott Mayer’s visitations in the last six months have been to three different parishes that reflect the variety and diversity of the worship experience and congregations in the diocese. St. Alban’s worships in Theatre Arlington, which makes it unusual right off the bat, and means the backdrop to its altar changes regularly — depending on the play being presented. Trinity worships in its historic building, which grounds it in tradition while creating a stable space for trying new things,…

Funeral for St. Alban’s Jeph Abara January 28

After a long battle with cancer Jeph Abara, beloved member of St. Alban’s, Theatre Arlington, died December 27, 2016. A life-long runner, Abara in his later years organized races benefiting charities throughout Fort Worth and Arlington. The Rev. Kevin Johnson, priest in charge at St. Alban’s, said, “With the Grace of God Jeph’s final charity race was Christmas Eve morning, to benefit the Outreach Ministries of St. Alban’s.” Funeral will be Saturday, January 28th, 10:30 a.m. at Shepherd of Life Lutheran…

News coverage of Ash Wednesday features Episcopalians

Ash Wednesday news coverage in the Fort Worth – Dallas area featured congregations of our diocese. Ellen Bryan of NBC Channel 5 News interviewed the Rev. Karen Calafat of St. Luke’s in the Meadow, Fort Worth, about the burning of palms to make the ashes for Ash Wednesday and about Ash Wednesday in general.   St. Luke’s offered Ashes to Go in front of the church across from Meadowbrook Elementary School and Meadowbrook Middle School. St. Alban’s, worshiping in Theatre…

Bishop Mayer visits St. Alban’s, Theatre Arlington

The Rt. Rev. J. Scott Mayer visited St. Alban’s, Theatre Arlington, on Sunday, January 17, 2016. Nathan Jeremy Bronner was baptised and Mallory Dale Basore was confirmed. This was Bishop Mayer’s first visit to St. Alban’s and there was a reception and a get-aquainted session with the bishop in the lobby of Theatre Arlington after the worship service. For more photos visit the diocesan Flickr Gallery. Dave Burrows of St. Alban’s contributed photos. Watch a video of the bishop’s sermon.…

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…

Blessing of the animals Sunday October 4 in Arlington

Have your animals blessed from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, October 4, at Gene Allen Park, adjacent to the Arlington Museum of Art, 201 W. Main Street, Arlington. “All your varmints are welcome, large and small. If you have a cat, please put it in a carrier. Snakes, too!” said the Rev. Kevin Johnson of St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, worshiping in Theater Arlington. Johnson will perform the blessings. The tradition dating back to the 12th century was first observed by St.…

Kevin Johnson installed as priest-in-charge, St. Alban’s, Arlington

The Rev. Kevin A. Johnson was installed as priest-in-charge of St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, meeting at Theatre Arlington, on Thursday, June 11. 2015, by the Rt. Rev. Rayford B. High, Jr. Johnson’s wife, Sandy, was present for the celebration of new ministry, as was his father, Ray Johnson; his brother and sister-in-law, Kerry and Lou Johnson; and his mother-in-law, Gloria Belisch. Johnson grew up in Arlington, was confirmed at St. Alban’s, and graduated from Nolan High School. He graduated from…

The Rev. Kevin Johnson to be installed at St. Alban’s, Arlington- UPDATED

  The Rt. Rev. Rayford B. High, Jr., provisional bishop of Fort Worth, will install the Rev. Kevin A. Johnson as priest-in-charge at St. Alban’s Episcopal Church meeting in Theatre Arlington, at 7 pm Thursday, June 11, 2015. There will be a reception afterward in the theater lobby. Johnson grew up in Arlington, was confirmed at St. Alban’s, and graduated from Nolan High School. He graduated from the University of Texas, served in the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers,…
Bishop High visits a congregation in Arlington TX in the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth

Bishop High visits St. Alban’s, Arlington

Bishop Rayford B. High, Jr., visited St. Alban’s, worshiping in Theatre Arlington, on Sunday, February 15, 2015. He baptized and confirmed Sherry Morgan, confirmed, Fred Morgan and Robin Vaughn and received Beth Marshall into The Episcopal Church. There was a reception in the theatre lobby after the service. Bishop High then met with the St. Alban vestry. The Rev. Bruce Coggin also was there. He will be serving as interim until St. Alban’s new priest in charge, the Rev. Kevin…

Jeph Abara of St. Alban’s, Arlington, featured in news story

Jeph Abara, a member of St. Alban’s, worshiping in Theatre Arlington, is featured in a February 17, 2015, story in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram: Man’s love of running may be saving his life. The story begins,”Running is Jeph Abara’s life. It’s also one of the reasons the 70-year-old Arlington man is alive and doing so well today, his doctor says.” The story continues. “’Every day is a gift from God. Tomorrow may never arrive, whether you are healthy or not,”…

October 5 – Open House, Hymn Fest, and new clergy welcomed

Sunday. October 5, 2014, was a busy day in the diocese. In addition to all the regular Sunday worship services, three congregations welcomed new clergy, the  Episcopal Church of Hamilton County held an Open House, and the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd in Granbury hosted a Hymn Fest of Traditional Christian Hymns. The Episcopal Church of Wichita Falls welcomed the Rev. Amy Haynie, their new priest in charge. Almost 60 people were present. The Rt. Rev. Sam B. Hulsey…

St. Alban’s, Arlington, hires interim priest

St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, Arlington, has hired the Rev. Norma Barr as an interim priest. Her first Sunday was October 5, 2014. She will serve until they have a permanent priest-in-charge. Barr was born and raised in Dunfermline, Scotland. She went to college in Edinburgh, Scotland. She has two children, Mhairi-Anne and Greg. Not long after her children left home for college, Barr made her first trip to Iona, a very small island in the Western Isles of Scotland, to be on…