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The Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth

  This Diocese is a constituent member of the Anglican Communion, a Fellowship within the One, Holy, Catholic, and Apostolic Church, consisting of those duly constituted Dioceses, Provinces and regional churches in communion with the See of Canterbury, upholding and propagating the historic Faith and Order as set forth in the Old and New Testaments and expressed in the Book of Common Prayer. The mission of the diocese is To Equip the Saints for the Work of Ministry  


It is 10:12:14 AM
on Wednesday, January 28, 2015
in Fort Worth.

March for Life 2015
Joseph Francis flew to Washinton, D.C.,
to participate in Thursday’s March for Life.
He is pictured here with Archbishop Foley Beach.

Parish business and admin workshop! Sign up for the
Parish Leadership Workshop
Saturday, Feb. 7
8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

(Register at 7:30 a.m.)
Church of the Holy Apostles, Fort Worth

Find upcoming events on our
blog for congregations and ministries:

40 Days for Life parish: St. John's, Fort Worth

Diocesan Church Women
News • Events • More


Read about the diocesan

Elder Care Committee

Church Finance and Administration
Parochial Reports • Insurance
Budget & Audit • Risk Management


The Episcopal Lay Evangelism Training

can be offered at your church!

St. Anselm’s School of Theology
A ministry of the diocese

Bishop’s Challenge Golf Tournament
See photos of diocesan events on our flickr page.

dove Services of Healing
offered in the diocese

A proposal to support
clean water in Malawi
Clicking this link takes you to, where your purchase of their polish product will generate a donation for a project that can provide clean water to families in Malawi.
Click here for a 2-page PDF about the project.


Visit the web site of the
World Mission Committee at:

Book of Remembrance
Book of Remembrance

Anglican Relief and Development Fund

Check out the
Diocesan Resource Room

This site was last updated
on Jan. 23, AD 2015

Annual clergy retreat
Clergy retreat group photo
Over 50 members of clergy are gathered this week near Lake
Dallas for study, rest, reflection, and fellowship. Bishop Ray Sutton
was invited by Bishop Iker to present several talks on the character
of the Eucharistic liturgy.
Click on the image above to see the entire photo.

Jan. 23: Diocese files reply to TEC plaintiffs
Hearing set for Feb. 20 on Motions for Summary Judgment

Dec. 22: Diocese files response to TEC plaintiffs

Dec. 1: Parties file for Summary Judgment

Nov. 3: U.S. Supreme Court denies TEC petition

Bishop Iker’s sermon at the convention
of the Diocese of Mid-America

Also: Resolution thanking Bishop Iker

Texas Supreme Court
rules on our direct appeal

Bishop Iker’s Statement
on the Supreme Court ruling

See the Court’s page, with links to documents

For older items, see the
Legal News Archive

Bishop Iker addresses the
Forward in Faith national assembly on

“The Authority of the Bible in Anglican Tradition”

For older diocesan news items, including
photos from the ACNA Inaugural Assembly,
see the

Realignment News Archive

For those with additional questions about our diocese
and The Episcopal Church:

A Page of Questions, Answers, and further Resources

Schools in the Diocese:
St. Gregory’s Preschool (18 mo. - 5 yrs.)
St. Vincent’s Cathedral School (Pre-K-12)

Contact Info

Contact us at
contact.diocese [at]
The Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth
2900 Alemeda Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76108

Telephone: 817.244.2885
Fax: 817.244.3363
Toll Free 1.888.777.1811

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The Forward in Mission
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