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The mission of the diocese is To Equip the Saints for the Work of Ministry

It is 1:33:56 PM

on Tuesday, April 13, 2021
in Fort Worth.

Services online and in-person

A Message from Bishop Reed
on the Church’s mission during a pandemic

Bishop Reed’s Pastoral Directive
to the Diocese
(Latest update issued March 2)

prepared by the diocesan Christian Education team
using the 1979 BCP Lectionary

Elder Care Ministry
Offering support to caregivers

Book of Remembrance
Book of Remembrance

Anglican Relief and Development Fund


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San Juan Apostol, Fort Worth

Bishop Reed baptized two little girls during his visitation
to San Juan Apostol on the Second Sunday of Easter.
Fr. Salvador Diaz is vicar of the congregation located
in Fort Worth’s Southside.

Ikers donate statue

Donna and Bishop Iker have presented a statue of St. Mary
with Jesus to the Church of the Holy Apostles in Fort Worth.
The gift, blessed and dedicated by Fr. Joel Hampton on
Sunday, April 11, is a reproduction of the Madonna of
Bruges, a work by Michelangelo for an altarpiece in
the Cathedral of Our Lady in Brussels. It is given by the
Ikers “in thanksgiving for the faithful witness and support
of the Diocese of Fort Worth.”

Daughters chapter formed

A new chapter of the Daughters of the Holy Cross was
instituted Sunday at St. Timothy’s, Fort Worth. Members
follow a rule of life that includes, prayer, services, study, and
evangelism. Fr. Andrew Powell serves as chaplain to the group.

See our Calendar page for updates
to scheduled events

U.S. Supreme Court upholds Texas ruling
Press Release from the Diocese

Texas Supreme Court
rules in favor of Diocese

Statement on the Court’s opinon

A Pastoral Letter from Bishop Reed
to be read in every church on the Day of Pentecost

Older diocesan news can be found in the
Realignment News Archive
Legal News Archive

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