The Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth
Equipping the Saints for the Work of Ministry


The 28th Annual
Diocesan Convention
November 12 & 13, 2010 • Hosted by the Western Deanery

Live Webcast on Saturday.

Our special guest at convention:

The Rt. Rev. William Godfrey
Bishop of Peru

The Lord has done great things for us
Get Ready
for Convention!
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» Check the calendar at right:
• Make a note of the convention dates and locations
• Make a note of your deanery's meeting date

» Which deanery is yours? Check the chart.

» Read the Canon's Letter
» Make your meal reservations
» Need a room reservation? Information is here.
» Review the proposed 2011 budget and assessment tables
» See who is nominated for elective office.
» Read the draft agenda
» Nominate someone in your deanery for a place on the Executive Council
» Be sure to print a copy of the budget, nominee profiles, and proposed Constitutional changes to take to your Deanery Meeting!
» Clergy: Submit your parish Necrology by Oct. 29

» Review the Standing Rules of Procedure & the Bishop's Policies



A letter from Canon Hough

Sept. 29, 2010

Dear Clergy and Convention Delegates:

On behalf of the Bishop, we are providing this packet to you with regard to information that you will need for the upcoming Pre-Convention Deanery meetings and the 28th Annual Convention. The Convention will be hosted by the Western Deanery and held at the Will Rogers Memorial Center in the Round-Up Inn.

This year’s Convention will begin with the Holy Eucharist at Chruch of the Holy Apostles, 3900 Longvue Avenue, Fort Worth, 76126, on Friday, Nov. 12, at 5 p.m. All Clergy are to vest and process in cassock, surplice and white stole. Since this is the opening session of Convention, all clergy and delegates should be in attendance at the opening Eucharist and the dinner following, which is described below.

The evening will continue at the Ridglea Country Club, 3700 Bernie Anderson Drive, Fort Worth, 76116, with hospitality beginning at 6:30 p.m. followed by dinner. Reservations are required and are included in this packet with the Meal Reservation Form. Please pay strict attention to the deadlines. Also, there is information included for those needing overnight accommodations. ...


Sept. 10  Nomination and Resolution forms due
Oct. 12
6:45 p.m.
Eastern Deanery meeting, St. Laurence, Grapevine
7 p.m.
Southern Deanery meeting, Good Shepherd, Granbury
7 p.m.
Northern Deanery meeting, Good Shepherd, Wichita Falls
7 p.m.
Fort Worth East Deanery meeting, St. John’s, Fort Worth
Oct. 17
4 p.m.
Western Deanery meeting, All Saints, Weatherford
Oct. 25
7 p.m.
Fort Worth West Deanery meeting, Holy Apostles, Fort Worth
Oct. 29  Necrology forms due

Nov. 12

5 p.m.
Convention Eucharist at Church of the Holy Apostles, Fort Worth (Clergy: Process in cassock, surplice, and white stole for the Friday Eucharist)
Nov. 13
9 a.m.
Convention business session at the Will Rogers Convention Center, Fort Worth





We’ll see you there!
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