People (Page 2)

People (Page 2)

photo of Taber Meyers

Taber Meyers

Taber is a cradle episcopalian who was christened and attended St Michael’s and All Angels in Dallas. He is a Texas Aggie through and through, practicing veterinary medicine for 26 years at his clinic, Park Cities Animal Hospital.  Upon retirement Taber, his wife, Suzanne, and their son, Jake moved to Stephenville to care for aging parents and to raise Jake.  Taber’s family has been active at St Luke’s Episcopal Church in Stephenville since 1998. He and his wife are fourth…
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Elizabeth McPherson-Darrow

I have been an Episcopalian for approximately 40 years, and a member of St. Alban’s for 38 years. I love the Episcopal Church and its tenets. I have served on the Vestry at St. Alban’s for 2 terms. I previously served in the diocesan Mission and Outreach Committee and currently serve on the Nominations Committee. I was eletected delegate to convention for three years (not this year.) I am currently serving as sub-dean for the Fort Worth East Deanery. My…

Barbara Evans-Chowning

All Saint’s Episcopal Fort Worth Barbara is a current member of the Disciplinary Board. She has served several terms on the Executive Council, is currently serving on the Commission on Ministry, and on the Risk Management Committee. At All Saints’ she is a past member of the vestry and past president of the Women of All Saints. She presently serves as a greeter and usher. Barbara Evans-Chowning has been a member at All Saints’ Episcopal in Fort Worth since the…
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Andrew Wright

Originally from Northwest Texas and native to the Episcopal Church, Andrew Wright also spent some prior history in Fort Worth, attending TCU for college, participating in Trinity, St. Christopher’s, and St. Anne’s during those years. Wright returned to Fort Worth in 2013, serving initially as Associate Rector at Trinity, working with Children, Youth, Young Adults, and Families, and now serves as Interim Rector of Trinity. Wright earned a Th.D. in Liturgical Theology in 2012 and has taught as an adjunct…
Administrative Assistant
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Michele King

Michele L. King joined the diocesan staff as administrative assistant on March 3, 2014. King came to the diocesan position after  being parish administrator at St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church in Keller. She has extensive church-related work, having the pastor’s secretary at Christ Lutheran Church in Hebron, Connecticut; executive assistant to the senior pastor at Crown of Life Lutheran Church in Colleyville, Texas; and office manager at Center Point Church in North Richland Hills. She has an Associate’s Degree from Bauder…
Social Media & Communications

Susan Kleinwechter

Susan Kleinwechter was an independent contractor in communications for The Episcopal Church in North Texas until she and her family moved in 2020. She served on the diocesan communications staff as Social Media Coordinator. She was the communications Director at St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church and a photographer at Lasting Memory Photography. She holds a BS in Computer Science, and is an instigator and technology advocate.
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David Lowder

I was born an Episcopalian in Hollywood, CA and was raised in California. I grew up in the Episcopal Diocese of San Joaquin where I was an acolyte and in my senior year of high school was elected deanery president of EYC. High school years were spent at Calaveras High School in San Andreas, CA, a small town 100 miles east of San Francisco. My father and mother owned the local drug store; both were pillars of St. Matthew’s Episcopal…
Canon to the Ordinary
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Janet Waggoner

The Rev. Canon Janet Cuff Waggoner was hired by the Rt. Rev. Rayford B. High, Jr., to serve as his Canon to the Ordinary in 2013.  When the Rt. Rev. J. Scott Mayer was elected the fourth provisional bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth in 2015, he asked Waggoner to continue in this role.  Waggoner is the first woman to serve as Canon to the Ordinary since the founding of the diocese. Waggoner is a native of the…
Assisting Bishop

Sam B. Hulsey

Assisting Bishop Sam B. Hulsey has a long and distinguished career in The Episcopal Church, which culminated in his tenure as bishop of the Diocese of Northwest Texas from 1980-1997. Prior to his election to the episcopacy, Bishop Hulsey headed parishes in Corsicana, Pampa and Midland, as well as in Nashville, Tennessee. A Fort Worth native, Bishop Hulsey graduated with a Master of Divinity degree from Virginia Theological Seminary (1958). During his episcopacy, Bishop Hulsey chaired the Planning Committee of…
Assistant Treasurer
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Adriana Cline

Adriana Cline is the assistant  treasurer in the diocesan office. She began in March 2013. Ms. Cline was born and raised in Bogotá, Colombia. She attended the National University of Colombia, earning a degree in computer science. She worked in the Information Technology field for some years, during which she met her husband, Marc Cline. They lived in Mexico and Louisiana before moving to Fort Worth in 2011. She speaks Spanish and English, and will make use of both her…

Your Name Here

Submitting your bio and photo will allow the diocesan communications team to 1. share the information with delegates to Convention if you are running for an elected position; and/or 2. create – or update – a page about you as a diocesan leader on the diocesan website. Thank you!

David Skelton

David Skelton, M.D., has recently retired from decades in family medical practice in Hillsboro, Texas. Formerly Chief of Staff of Hill Regional Hospital and managing partner of his medical firm, he also has served that community in scouting and youth sports leagues, the Chamber of Commerce, on Historic Preservation boards, and as City Council member and Mayor Pro Tempore of the City of Hillsboro. An active Episcopalian, at St. Mary’s he has served as senior warden, junior warden, auditor, and…

Janet Nocher

The Rev. Janet Nocher was ordained in 1996 and served as Deacon at St. Christopher and at Trinity Episcopal Church. She has served as a hospital chaplain at Baylor All Saints Hospital and is currently Chaplain at the Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation in southwest Fort Worth. Janet served on the Commission on Ministry of our diocese for over ten years. Janet was an alternate deputy to The Episcopal Church’s General Convention in 2009. She is a Stephen Ministry leader who…

Connie Lefler

I am now retired and thoroughly enjoy volunteer work. In the diocese, I am a delegate to Diocesan Convention and have been a delegate or alternate for many years. I am currently a lay member of the Diocesan Disciplinary Board and also served on the Disciplinary Board in the past. I served on the diocesan Constitution and Canons Committee for seven years, and I have served as sub-dean for Fort Worth West Deanery. At All Saints’ Episcopal Church Fort Worth,…

Jane Jolley

In adulthood, I found the Episcopal Church in the Diocese of Northwest Texas at St. Mark’s, Coleman. A mission, sometimes without a priest, but always with Sam Hulsey our bishop and priest who led by example and encouraged lay leadership. I came to Northeast Tarrant County practicing family law, probate, and bankruptcy. Several years were spent conducting 341 meetings and teaching financial management classes for the Chapter 13 bankruptcy trustees in the DFW area. Over the years, I have heard…

Lynn Waltman

The Rev. Lynne Waltman is a transitional deacon serving at All Saints’ Fort Worth. God willing, she will be ordained priest on Holy Cross Day, September 14. Waltman has a Master of Ministry from Nashotah House and completed studies for her Master of Divinity equivalent at Brite Divinity School earlier this year. She has Master’s degrees in Biomedical Communication and Business Administration in addition to her theological studies. She served for almost two years at St. Stephen’s, Hurst, for her…