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A monthly publication from the Diocesan Office

  December, 2011      

The Episcopal Diocese
of Fort Worth


3550 Southwest Loop 820
Fort Worth, TX 76133
Phone: 817-921-4533

episcopaldiocesefortworth.org

Rt. Rev. C. Wallis Ohl, Bishop













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Good News!

  • Happy New Year – Mark Your Calendars!
    The new liturgical year – Year B in the lectionary, the year we hear from Mark – began the Sunday after Thanksgiving. In the midst of the hopeful expectation of Advent, we have begun preparing for a new year. Coming up soon on the diocesan calendar: Save the dates! Read more . . .
     
  • You’re invited to join the bishop in a book discussion during Advent. See the discussion and post your comments here
     
  • More than 250 people registered at diocesan convention in Hurst – Next year in Stephenville! More than 250 delegates, clergy, and visitors from 27 congregations participated in the diocesan convention Nov. 18 & 19, and plans were announced for the Nov. 2 & 3, 2012 convention, to be held at Read more . . .
     
  • Congregations team with missio:Engage to practice radical hospitality Using detailed demographic studies provided by The Episcopal Church (TEC), five-member teams from up to six congregations in the diocese will be working with some of the most skilled church planters and re-developers in TEC. The congregation teams will use demographic data to develop a plan for their church to root its life deeply in its community and to reach out to its neighborhood. Teams must be formed and ready to begin work by March 2012. For more information about missio:Engage, click here. For more information about this work in the Diocese of Fort Worth, contact Demi Prentiss.
     
  • Spotlight on Congregations
    What have The Episcopal Church and the diocesan office done for you lately? Anthony Guillen, missioner for Hispanic / Latino Ministries for The Episcopal Church, announced at convention that the diocese’s grant request has been funded with $20,000 for 2011-12 and $20,000 for 2012-13 to develop Latino ministry in the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth. To further that work, and the work of missio:Engage (see article above), The Episcopal Church has provided demographic studies for every congregation and county in the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth.
     

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