The Episcopal Church of North Texas Votes Unanimously to Reunite with The Episcopal Diocese of Texas
JUNE 18, 2022: The Episcopal Church in North Texas, (ECNTX) formerly the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth, today voted overwhelmingly to reunite with the Episcopal Diocese of Texas (EDOT). The vote was the sole business of a Special Meeting of Diocesan Convention at Trinity Episcopal Church, Fort Worth. The vote for reuniting was 69 to 0. This action follows the June 9, 2022, reconvening of the 173rd Council of the Episcopal Diocese of Texas that also overwhelmingly voted to reunite…
Special Meeting of Convention information / registration
The opening worship and the Special Meeting of Convention will be live streamed. See information about how to access the livestream at the bottom of the story. Bishop Mayer’s Convention Address will be his sermon. UPDATES 6/15/2022 – If you are attending worship via the live stream, download the worship leaflet here. It also contains the Convention agenda and the text of the resolution on reunion. UPDATED 6/14/2022 – The offering at Opening Worship of the Special Meeting of Diocesan…
Bishop issues call for Special Meeting of Diocesan Convention
Bishop Scott Mayer has issued a call for a Special Meeting of Diocesan Convention at 10 am Saturday, June 18, 2022, at Trinity Episcopal Church for the sole purpose of voting on reunification with the Episcopal Diocese of Texas. Read the letter. Read much more at Reunion2022.org
Registration for the 39th Annual Convention of The Episcopal Church in North Texas, which will be Saturday, November 13, 2021, via Zoom, opened September 14, 2021. There is no registration fee. Registration will close November 1, 2021. We will use the same voting system we did last year, which means delegates and clergy must register with the email they will use in voting. Register here.
Do you have a resolution?
Do you have a resolution to propose to this year’s Diocesan Convention on Saturday, November 13, 2021, via Zoom. Detailed information about the 2021 Diocesan Convention VIEW GUIDELINES FOR RESOLUTIONS The canonical deadine to submit a resolution is Monday, September 9, 2019. Once the Resolutions Committee and the Constitution and Canons Committee review proposed resolutions and have a chance to communicate with the proposer about any questions or changes, the proposed resolutions will be linked below. The following topics customarily involve a…
UPDATED with Courtesy Resolutions, Election Results, Supplemental Reports to Convention, the Bishop’s Address to Convention, Nomination from the Floor, Worship Leaflet, Resolutions and Reports to Convention for the Delegates Packets. Nominees for election also are listed. ELECTION RESULTS STANDING COMMITTEE – Lay – Matt Pierson, Trinity, Fort Worth Clergy – Karen Calafat, St. Luke’s in the Meadow, Fort Worth EXECUTIVE COUNCIL – Lay – Jon Back, Good Shepherd, Granbury Laura Fleming, All Saints’, Fort Worth Clergy – Paula Jefferson, St.…
Nominations now open
Nominations are now open for eight positions that will be filled at the 2021 Convention of The Episcopal Church in North Texas, which will be held via Zoom on Saturday, November 13, 2021. The deadline for submitting nominations is September 17, 2021. The positions to be filled are: Standing Committee — 1 lay, 1 clergy Disciplinary Board – 1 lay, 2 clergy Trustee, University of the South – 1 lay Executive Council – 2 lay, 1 clergy When you submit…
Report from Sewanee, University of the South
Download the annual report from Sewanee, the University of the South. Dio Report-Fort Worth FY20
2020 Diocesan Convention Nominations
[This list was updated on October 30 with a correction.] Download a PDF of photos and bios of those nominated for positions to be filled at the 2020 Diocesan Convention for your packet. Nominations for 2020 Dio Convention (1) Nominations Standing Committee – Lay (elect one) Judy Cariker – Resurrection, Decatur Bob Hicks – St. Christopher, Fort Worth Standing Committee – Clergy (elect one) Amy Haynie – Trinity, Fort Worth Dana Wilson- St. Luke’s, Stephenville Disciplinary Board – Lay (elect…
2020 Diocesan Convention Resolutions
Download a PDF of 2020-EDFW-Resolutions for your packet.
Reports to the 2020 Diocesan Convention
Download a PDF of 2020-EDFW-Reports for your Convention packet.
The presiding bishop and president of the House of Deputies stand with us
Both Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and the Rev. Gay Jennings, president of the House of Deputies, have sent assurances of their affection, support and prayers. Michael Curry’s letter Curry wrote: Dear Bishop Mayer, Clergy and People of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth, I recall with great fondness the time not so long ago when I was blessed to make a pastoral visitation with you. We worshipped God together, visited several of your ministries, had opportunity for conversation and fellowship.…
Election results, 2019 Diocesan Convention
Here is the list of people elected to various positions at the 2019 Diocesan Election. General Convention Deputies, Lay Katie Sherrod, St. Luke’s in the Meadow, Fort Worth Marti Fagley, St. Christopher, Fort Worth Brent Walker, Episcopal Church of Wichita Falls Kathleen Wells, Trinity, Fort Worth First Alternate – Aidan Wright, St. Christopher, Fort Worth General Convention Deputies, Clergy Bradley Dyche, St. Luke’s, Stephenville Kevin Johnson, St. Alban’s, Theatre Arlington Karen Calafat, St. Luke’s in the Meadow, Fort Worth Amy…
Nominees for election at 2019 Diocesan Convention
The Nominations Committee, chaired by the Rev. Christopher Rodgers, has announced the nominees for election to various offices at the 2019 Diocesan Convention. Go here for more information on Diocesan Convention. Download a PDF of all nominees bios and photos Nominees
Early Bird registration for diocesan convention ends October 1
Diocesan Convention is November 8 and 9 in Decatur. Early Bird rates are $50 for one day, $75 for two days and will be available until midnight, October 1. After October 1, registration is $65 for one day, $90 for two days. Registration includes afternoon snacks and dinner with wine on Friday; continential breakfast, lunch, and an afternoon snack on Saturday. Register and find more detailed information about convention.
Do you have a resolution for the 2019 Diocesan Convention?
Do you have a resolution to propose to this year’s Diocesan Convention? Convention is November 8 and 9 at the Decatur Civic Center. Detailed information about Diocesan Convention. VIEW GUIDELINES for resolutions The canonical deadine to submit a resolution is Monday, September 9, 2019. Once the Resolutions Committee and the Constitution and Canons Committee review proposed resolutions and have a chance to communicate with the proposer about any questions or changes, the proposed resolutions will be linked below. The following…