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Summer Salad Suppers and VBS at St. Christopher, Fort Worth

“…If you cannot preach like Peter, if you cannot pray like Paul, then tell the love of Jesus who died to save us all….” The Balm of Gilead St. Christopher Episcopal Church, Fort Worth, invites all to Summer Salad Suppers and Vacation Bible School on four Wednesdays in July, beginning  July 10. The evening starts with Eucharist in St. Simon’s Chapel at 6:15 p.m. followed by a dinner of salads and desserts in the Parish Hall. The program will be…

Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori visits St. Christopher

Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori visited St. Christopher, Fort Worth, March 20-21, 2019. She celebrated and preached at a Eucharist and spoke at the Lenten Soup Supper on Wednesday, March 20, and met with the diocesan clergy on Thursday, March 21. Bishop Jefferts Schori played a significant role in the continuation of this diocese following the departure of a former bishop, many clergy, and several lay leaders from The Episcopal Church.  She called a Special Meeting of the Convention at which…

St. Patrick’s Breastplate and Celtic Christianity, a day of quiet exploration and inspiration

All are invited to St. Patrick’s Breastplate and Celtic Christianity, a day of quiet exploration and inspiration led by the Rev. Ray Ball, U.S. Guardian of the Community of Aidan and Hilda, from 9 am to 3 pm Saturday, March 16, 2019, at St. Christopher Fort Worth.  The occasion marks the 25th year since the inception of the Community of Aidan and Hilda (CA&H). Participants will “delve deeply into those prayer experiences that can change our conventional way of experiencing faith into a vital, living relationship…

Gingerbread housing development at St. Christopher

The St. Mary Chapter of the  Junior Daughters of the King (JDOK) sponsored a gingerbread house making event on Sunday, December 9, immediately after St. Christopher’s 10:30 am service. Members of St. Elizabeth Chapter of DOK and other members of the parish provided candy, cereals, and other decorations for these buildings.   There were 12 houses with seven children and five adults doing the design work. A pizza lunch was provided so no one would have to work hungry. Everyone had fun — and despite…

Christmas Bazaar to benefit medical ministry for lepers

Get a head start on your Christmas shopping at the Hopewallah Christmas Bazaar Saturday, December 1, 11 am to 2 pm, in the Family Life Center, St. Christopher Episcopal Church, Fort Worth, Texas, 76133. Items on sale will include beautiful Indian silk and pure cotton clothing, jewelry and Indian food. Items on sale go fast! So, come early and the best items! We will serve hot masala chai, cold drinks, cakes and biscuits. All proceeds go to Hopewallah,  a 501(c) charity that…

St. Christopher to have Taize service December 9

St. Christopher, Fort Worth, will have a service of contemplative prayer enriched by the music of Taize at 6 pm Sunday, December 9, 2018. The Taize Community is an ecumenical Christian monastic community in Taize, Burgundy, France, founded by Brother Roger Schutz in 1940.  It has become one of the world’s most important sites of Christian pilgrimage, with a focus on youth.  The overarching theme of Taize is reconciliation through prayer. The brothers provide hospitality for thousands of pilgrims from…

Bishop Mayer visits St. Christopher, Fort Worth

Bishop Scott Mayer visited St. Christopher, Fort Worth, on Sunday, March 18. He confirmed Linda Loggins and reaffirmed the baptismal vows of Linda Johnson. Listen to a podcast of the bishop’s sermon or read the sermon. Bishop Mayer challenges us to be the evangelists who proclaim God’s mercy and love to a world desperately in need of both. See more photos at the diocesan Flickr gallery

Learning to love to tell the story

“I love to tell the story” was the theme of the visit of Presiding Bishop Michael Curry, who calls himself Chief Evangelism Officer of The Episcopal Church. On Friday, April 7, 2017, Episcopalians gathered at St. Christopher, Fort Worth, to learn to love telling the story. They heard a riveting telling of the Gospel of John from storyteller Kathy Culmer and an inspiring homily from Bishop Scott Mayer at Morning Prayer. Watch the telling of scripture below or on YouTube.…

Bishop Mayer visits St. Christopher, Fort Worth

The Rt. Rev. J. Scott Mayer visited St. Christopher Episcopal Church in Fort Worth on Sunday, April 17, 2017. He confirmed Allene Brown and Danielle Kahn. There was a reception afterward in the parish hall. Watch the bishop’s sermon. See more photos at the Diocesan Flickr Gallery.

Leadership Inspiration & Training Day – Saturday, March 21

This story was updated on March 6 with links to resources. Are you: an elected or appointed leader in your congregation? a leader who hasn’t been elected or appointed? a paid or volunteer worker-bee who needs more information to be effective? wrestling with a particular question about managing parish money? wrestling with some parish communication issue ranging from pew sheets to websites to social media? wanting to compare ideas and collaborate with others about how to make your congregation grow?…

Benefit for medical mission work in India successful

A medical mission fundraising dinner at St. Christopher, Fort Worth, on Saturday, February 21, 2015, raised approximately $3,500 for Hopewallah, a tax exempt charity organization helping the lepers of Hyderabab, India. More than 100 people attended the event, which included a meal of Indian food, a slide show of the work of the medical mission, a fashion show of Indian clothing, and the singing of Telugu and English songs by the children and grandchildren of the late Bishop Prabhudas, the first bishop…

Episcopal congregations featured in news about Ash Wednesday

Six congregations and a campus ministry of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth figured prominently in news coverage of Ash Wednesday in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and on KTVT Channel 11. Read the Star-Telegram story and watch embedded video. These congregations offered Ashes to Go as a form of outreach, taking Ash Wednesday out into the world of commuters, parents dropping children off at school, college students, and people on lunch breaks. Traditional Ash Wednesday services also were offered by…

St. Christopher, Fort Worth, gets a Cheer

The Op-Ed Page of the Wednesday, December 17, 2014, Fort Worth Star-Telegram featured a Cheer for St. Christopher, Fort Worth. The text says: Cheers: To St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church. I was invited by a close friend to share in their Thanksgiving celebration. Giving, caring, friendly and an open door to all is the true spirit of St. Christopher’s. The congregation exemplifies the true meaning of a church family with its diversity in ages, cultures and race.” The Cheer was from Elsie…

People across church participate in meeting via webcast

The twelve people gathered at St. Christopher Episcopal Church, Fort Worth, on Thursday, October 2, 2014, to take part in the webcast of the church wide meeting of the Task Force for Reimagining The Episcopal Church (TREC) were among 4,000 people who watched the meeting at the National Cathedral online. Some of the Fort Worth diocese’s deputies to the 2015 General Convention in Salt Lake City, were among those at St. Christopher. One hundred forty people attended the meeting in…

Participate in TREC’s church wide meeting via webcast

The Task Force to Reimagine the Episcopal Church (TREC) will convene a church wide meeting on Thursday, October 2, 2014, at 6:30 pm Central Time. The meeting will be webcast live from Washington National Cathedral. Although the meeting will be open to the entire church, TREC encourages attendance from each diocese: a bishop, a lay deputy, a clerical deputy, and one person under the age of 35. The Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth has participated actively in the Reimagining process, not only through the…
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