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

It is 6:53:41 PM

on Thursday, May 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, 2021)


On the first Sunday in May, the congregation of St. Timothy’s Church in Fort Worth continued its tradition of crowning the image of Mary, mother of Jesus. May is often called “Mary's month,” and the crown symbolizes the saint's pre-eminence as the Mother of God.

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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on May 13, 2021

St. Matthias, Dallas

On the Sixth Sunday of Easter, Fr. Christopher Cantrell
presented three adult members for confirmation during
Bishop Reed’s annual visitation to St. Matthias church
in Dallas.

Mite Box Offering

With Bishop Reed looking on, members of St. Andrew’s,
Fort Worth, presented the proceeds of the parish's annual
Lenten mite box offering to the people of Iglesia San Miguel,
a mission congregation founded in 1999. The gift, totaling
over $6,600, will be used to improve play equipment
on the church grounds.


April 16: Concerning a proposed Missionary District

April 27: Jeff Walton puts the Missionary District
in its ACNA context

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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