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Episcopal Studies Program at Brite Divinity School

Brite Divinity SchoolMuch planning and preparation have taken place to launch the Episcopal Studies Program on the TCU campus at Brite Divinity School. Weekly Eucharists are already being conducted at Robert Carr Chapel. These Eucharists take place on Wednesdays and begin at 12:15 p.m.

The first course, entitled Special Topics: The Book of Common Prayer, is set to launch next semester, Spring-2010. Instructor for the course is David R. Brockman, Ph.D. of St. Lukeís in the Meadow Episcopal Church in Fort Worth. Click here for a complete course description. If you are interested in auditing the course, the deadline for application is mid-November. Click on the link to the right to download an audit application, and return it with your payment to Brite Divinity School.

Acting Director of the Episcopal Studies Program is the Rev. Fred Barber, Rector of Trinity Episcopal Church near the TCU campus. For more information about the program, you may contact him at 817-926-4631 or

For those who wish to be admitted to the program, you are encouraged to contact the Brite Admissions Office, which can be reached directly at 817-257-7513. The director of admissions is Dr. Valerie Forstman.

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Report on weekly Eucharist - 10/21/09
Sloshing through the puddles to arrive at Carr Chapel, we were wonderfully surprised that Rev. Maurine "Mo" Lewis was celebrating. Fred Barber slated Mo to be the first woman priest to be our spiritual shepherd in the series of Wednesday 12:15 p.m. Eucharists that he is coordinating. Yes, it was drear and raining on October 21, but the celebrant was radiant. more...

Report on weekly Eucharist - 09/30/09
"What is your name?" Fr. Bill Stanford must have quietly asked the first person taking communion. It became apparent when each successive person softly spoke a first name as he moved around the standing semi-circle of folks. Fr. Bill spoke each personís name and added "the body of Christ" as he placed the host in each personís out-stretched hands. more...

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