Posts from September 2021

Posts from September 2021

Registration open

Registration for the 39th Annual Convention of The Episcopal Church in North Texas, which will be Saturday, November 13, 2021, via Zoom, opened September 14, 2021. There is no registration fee. Registration will close November 1, 2021. We will use the same voting system we did last year, which means delegates and clergy must register with the email they will use in voting. Register here.

Do you have a resolution?

Do you have a resolution to propose to this year’s Diocesan Convention on Saturday, November 13, 2021, via Zoom. Detailed information about the 2021 Diocesan Convention VIEW GUIDELINES FOR RESOLUTIONS The canonical deadine to submit a resolution is Monday, September 9, 2019. Once the Resolutions Committee and the Constitution and Canons Committee review proposed resolutions and have a chance to communicate with the proposer about any questions or changes, the proposed resolutions will be linked below. The following topics customarily involve a…

Convention 2021

The 39th Annual Convention of The Episcopal Church in North Texas will be Saturday, November 13, 2021. Delegates will attend via Zoom, visitors via YouTube. THEME The theme of the convention is There is a New Creation, from 2 Corinthians 5:17: So if anyone is in Christ, there is a new creation: everything old has passed away; see, everything has become new!  2 Corinthians 5:17 opening worship The opening worship will be at 10 am Saturday, November 13, and will…

Nominations now open

Nominations are now open for eight positions that will be filled at the 2021 Convention of The Episcopal Church in North Texas, which will be held via Zoom on Saturday, November 13, 2021. The deadline for submitting nominations is September 17, 2021. The positions to be filled are: Standing Committee — 1 lay, 1 clergy Disciplinary Board – 1 lay, 2 clergy Trustee, University of the South – 1 lay Executive Council – 2 lay, 1 clergy When you submit…

The Episcopal Church pays legal fees

On February 22, 2021, the Supreme Court of the United States declined to hear our cases, which meant the decision of the Texas Supreme Court awarding more than $100 million worth of property and our name to people who left The Episcopal Church in 2008 stands. Despite the fact some fees and expenses may have been paid by an insurance company and that there is no statute obligating the ACNA Diocese to seek recovery of their fees, the ACNA Diocese…