The Episcopal Diocese
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3550 Southwest Loop 820
Fort Worth, TX 76133
Rt. Rev. C. Wallis Ohl, Bishop
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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
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
For more information about this work in the Diocese of Fort Worth, contact
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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