'St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church Keller' Tagged Posts

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The Very Rev. Ron Pogue to be interim rector at St. Martin’s, Keller

Senior Warden Keen Haynes and the vestry of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Keller, have announced that they have called the Very Reverend Ronald D. Pogue to be the interim rector. The former rector, The Rev. Scot McComas, left to accept a call to the Church of the Nativity in Scottsdale, AZ. “We invite you to meet Father Pogue and his wife, Gay on Sunday, September 1, 2019. He will celebrate and preach at each of our services the following weekend, September 7-8,…

Scot McComas called as rector in Scottsdale, Arizona

The Rev. Scot McComas, rector of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Keller, has accepted a call to be rector of The Episcopal Church of the Nativity in Scottsdale, Arizona. He will begin there in mid-August. McComas was installed as the third rector of St. Martin on May 30, 2015, by Bishop Rayford B. High Jr. His last Sunday there will be July 14, 2019. There will be a farewell reception after the 10:30 am service in the large parish hall. McComas has spent…

Two parishes take on hard issues

Racism, refugees, sexism, politics — these topics can be hard to deal with. Two parishes in the diocese are tackling them, each in their own way. St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Keller, is participating in a Real Talks about Race Event from 3 to 5:30 pm. Sunday, April 28, 2019, in the small, west parish hall of St. Martin’s school building. Light refreshments will be available. A donation of $5 per attendee is welcome but not required Real Talks about Race was formed…

Annette Mayer ordained priest

Bishop Scott Mayer ordained Annette Mayer a priest on Thursday, March 1, 2018, at St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Keller. A reception followed, hosted by St. Martin’s, St. Alban’s, Theater Arlington; and St. Stephen’s, Hurst, all congregations where Mayer has served. The Rev. Maurine Lewis preached. Lewis began her sermon by welcoming everyone “on this most joyous occasion, the ordination of Annette.” And, she said, “. . .it’s time.  In theology class in seminary we talk some about time.  Greek has two words…
Annette Mayer's ordination

Annette Mayer to be ordained priest March 1, 2018

Annette Mayer will be ordained to the Sacred Order of Priests at 7 pm Thursday, March 1, 2018 at St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church in Keller. The Rev. Maurine Lewis will preach. A reception will follow. Mayer was ordained a deacon on October 22, 2015, also at St. Martin’s. New Call Mayer has accepted a call to serve as rector of The Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration in Palos Park, IL, in the Diocese of Chicago. Most recently, she has been…

Bishop High confirms, receives several at St. Martin’s, Keller

Bishop Rayford B.High, Jr. visited St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Keller, on Sunday, April 2, 2017, for confirmations, receptions, and reaffirmations of faith. Bishop High stepped in for Bishop Scott Mayer, who was away for a family funeral. As it was the first Sunday of the month, it was the children’s service, in which children do the readings and gather around the altar during the Eucharist. Before the sermon, Bishop High showed his bishop’s “gear” to the children assembled on the floor before the altar…

July Vestry Papers includes article by Susan Kleinwechter

The July Vestry Papers includes an article by Susan Kleinwechter, communications and publications director for St. Martin-in-the-Fields, about the partnerships St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Keller/Southlake has with both the City of Southlake and Fever Futbol. The original theme for the issue was buildings and grounds yet after hearing the stories of this congregation, as well as the others featured in this issue, Editor Nancy Davidge said she knew this Vestry Papers was really about mission and vision as well as bringing people together.…

St. Martin’s hears Mass in French on Pentecost

The Rev. Scot McComas of St. Martin-in-the-Fields said Mass in French on Pentecost this year, a new experience for the Keller/Southlake congregation. “I think it’s a way to show that the church or the diocese thinks outside the box. It connects people to when they studied French years ago. It allows us to connect with a larger church body, our convocation of Europe is based in Paris, etc.  The church of Burundi, Rawanda speak French,” McComas said. He also pointed…

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…

Lisa Neilson and Lynne Waltman ordained deacons January 15

The Rt. Rev. J. Scott Mayer ordained Lisa Neilson and Lynne Waltman to the Sacred Order of Deacons on Friday, January 15, 2016, at St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Keller. The Rt. Rev. Rayford B. High, Jr., preached. Neilson, a cradle Episcopalian, was baptized and confirmed in the Diocese of Colorado. She was active in the Episcopal Campus Ministry at Syracuse University and served in a parish near the campus as a Lay Eucharistic Minister, lector, and clerk of the vestry. She and…

Lisa Neilson and Lynne Waltman to be ordained deacons at St. Martin-in-the-Fields

Bishop Scott Mayer will ordain Lisa Neilson and Lynne Waltman as deacons at 7 pm on Friday, January 15, at St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church, Keller. A reception will follow. Lisa Neilson Lisa Neilson graduated from Syracuse University and spent nine years on active duty as an Army officer, then worked for BNSF Railway for over nineteen years. She met her husband, Bob, while serving in the Army in Korea, and they have been married for 27 years. They have two adult children.…
photo of Service Sunday at St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church in Keller, TX

St. Martin’s, Keller, featured in ENS Christmas story

St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church in Keller is featured prominently in an Episcopal News Service story headlined “Episcopalians across the world help others to celebrate Christmas.” Read the whole story here. St. Martin’s is featured along with congregations in Buffalo, New York; Shrewsbury, New Jersey; Miami, Florida; Atlanta, Georgia; and Kansas City, Missouri as well congregations as in the Diocese of Central Pennsylvania and the Episcopal Church Women of the Diocese of Pittsburgh along with all the Episcopalians giving gifts from Episcopal…

Theologian, author Michael Hardin to speak September 28, 29

Michael Hardin, theologian, author of The Jesus Driven Life and co-founder of Preaching Peace, will speak in three lectures September 28 and 29 in the sanctuary of St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church in Keller. Hardin will be addressing questions such as: Who is Jesus Christ for us today? How did Jesus view scripture? Did he believe every word was divinely inspired? Did the early church have the same doctrines we do today? Is God bipolar, loving one moment and full of wrath the…
new rector at St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church in Keller/Southlake

Scot McComas installed as rector

The Rev. Scot McComas was installed as the third rector of St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church in Keller on Saturday, May 30, 2015, by the Rt. Rev. Rayford B. High, Jr. Among the symbols of ministry presented to him was a stole that the children and youth of the parish had made. McComas was surprised and moved by the gift. He donned the stole immediately after Bishop High blessed it. McComas’ mother, Mary, and his brother, Andy, helped celebrate the occasion.…

St. Martin’s, Keller, announces new rector

St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church, Keller, announced on Tuesday, December 2, that their new, and third, rector is the Rev. Scot McComas. He will start on February 9, 2015. McComas has spent ten years in ordained ministry, with experience in parishes and schools in Florida, North Carolina, New Jersey, and most recently, two parishes and the Parish Episcopal School in the Episcopal Diocese of Dallas. He is a graduate of Southern Methodist University, Harvard Divinity School, and General Theological Seminary, as…

Bishop High visits St. Martin’s, Keller

The Rt. Rev. Rayford B. High, Jr., visited St. Martin in the Fields Episcopal Church, Keller, on Sunday, November 9, 2014. Two were baptised, Leslie Fowles and Nicholas Hardman. The bishop received three, Kathy Wilkinson, Gary Wilkinson and John Dumbleton, and confirmed four, Leslie Fowles, Heather Wilson, April Elliott, and Gregory Anderson. It was also the last Sunday for the Rev. Mike Wallens, who has been the interim rector at St. Martin’s. The parish will be calling a rector soon. The parish marked the…
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