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


It is 9:44:47 AM

on Sunday, September 23, 2018
in Fort Worth.

La Gran Familia 20th Anniversary Dinner

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Call for a Bishop Coadjutor
Press Release

Diocesan Church Women
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Mother’s Day Honors

See the names of those who were honored by family and friends this year.

Bishop Iker talks about his personal prayer life.
Video courtesy of Kyle Spradley and SOMA USA.


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on this diocesan program

Find out about more events around the diocese
in our blog for congregations and ministries:

Elder Care Ministry
Offering support to caregivers

prepared by the diocesan Christian Education team

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

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

Book of Remembrance
Book of Remembrance

Anglican Relief and Development Fund


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on Sept. 21
, AD 2018

San Juan Apostol, Fort Worth

Fr. Javier Loyo presented several youth confirmands and
first communion children to the Bishop on Sunday at his
annual visitation. He is in his 24th year as Vicar of this
growing mission.

Font blessing

A beautiful new stone baptismal font made in Mexico was blessed
and consecrated by Bishop Iker at Christ Church in Waco
at a special midweek Eucharist. Fr. Lee Nelson is the first
Rector of the newest parish in the Diocese. They are planting
a new congregation in College Station under the leadership
of Fr. Greg Crosthwait.

Sept. 12: Bishop Iker announces surgery

Sept. 8: Ordination Homily
delivered by Fr. Lee Nelson

July 27: Diocese, Corporation file
Petition for Review by State Supreme Court

GAFCON Communique: A Letter to the Churches


Sept. 29: Celebration of the 40th
anniversary of the Church of St. Gregory
the Great in Mansfield

Oct. 6: Celebration of 20 years’
partnershiip with La Gran Familia
St. Vincent’s Cathedral, 6 p.m.

Oct. 27: Ordination of John Heffron
to the permanent diaconate

Oct. 28: Installation of the Rev. Jake Worley
as 16th Rector of St. Andrew’s, Fort Worth

Nov. 9 & 10: 36th Annual Diocesan Convention

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

For older items on litigation, see the
Legal News Archive

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