The Episcopal Diocese
of Fort Worth
3550 Southwest Loop 820
Fort Worth, TX 76133
Rt. Rev. C. Wallis Ohl, Bishop
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Congregations invited to "Growing Church Funds."
Mark Oct. 22 on your calendar if you want to learn more about multiplying
your church's financial assets. Ken Quigley and Sarah Matthews, both
consultants with the Episcopal Church Foundation, will lead a 9am to 3pm
workshop at St. Christopher, Fort Worth, designed especially for vestry
members, finance committees, treasurers, clergy, diocesan officers, and
all others interested in church finances.
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The complete diocesan calendar is now online.
Want to know when diocesan events are scheduled? Or need a map to attend a
diocesan event? Or want to post an event to the diocesan calendar? Go to the
Stewardship inserts focus on gratitude.
To help congregations with their stewardship efforts, a series of bulletin inserts
is available for free download at the Episcopal Church
more . . .
You can test drive Webex Sept. 20, Sept. 28, or Oct. 9.
Want to ask diocesan chancellor Kathleen Wells about legal questions? How about
checking with diocesan communications director Katie Sherrod about websites or
newsletters? Or learning more from Bruce Coggin, a member of the Commission on
Diocesan Structures (CODS)? Now's your chance!
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Know how to tweet for Jesus? Need to learn more about social media?
Come to a free, group viewing of the webinar "I Tweet for Jesus: Understanding
Social Media and the Church" at 3pm on Thursday, Sept. 8 at Trinity, Fort Worth.
The webinar, presented by the Consortium for Endowed Episcopal Parishes (CEEP),
will offer an opportunity to learn in "English-speak" about social media and what
it has to do with your congregation’s future. Or you can join the webinar from your
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Spotlight on Congregations
What have The Episcopal Church and the diocesan office done for you lately? Last month,
all diocesan congregations received information about savings to be gained by securing
proper state tax exemption certification. (Thank you, Jackie Robinson at Trinity,
Fort Worth!) In addition, earlier this year the eight diocesan congregations with access
to their church buildings were provided (at no cost to the congregations or the diocese)
a detailed risk assessment. That analysis targeted preventative action congregations can
take to keep their congregations safer. (Thank you, Church Insurance Corporation!)
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