'budget' Tagged Posts

'budget' Tagged Posts

2015 Convention: Elections, canon changes, and other actions

As a result of diligent and informative work at pre-convention deanery meetings, the delegates to the 33rd Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth worked so efficiently that they finished their work two hours earlier than expected. They elected members of the Standing Committee, the Disciplinary Board, and a trustee to the University of the South. Dr. Jane Dennis of St. Luke’s, Stephenville, and the Rev. Kevin Johnson of St. Alban’s, meeting in Theatre Arlington, were elected to the Standing…

Executive Council meets for first time in 2015

The Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth met on Saturday, January 31, 2015, at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Hurst. Among other business, the council heard about the Rt. Rev. Rayford B. High’s plans for town hall meetings in each deanery, heard updates on the Funding for the Future campaign and proposed revisions to the diocesan canons, acted on revisions to the 2014 and 2015 budgets, and organized into committees.   See more photos of the meeting in the diocesan Flickr…

Parish assessments supported diocesan vision in 2014

The assessments that congregations pay to the diocese are the basis for the diocesan budget. At the January 31, 2015, meeting of the Executive Council, Diocesan Treasurer Bob Hicks reported many of the ways the diocesan vision was supported by diocesan dollars in 2014: Paid the full Asking of The Episcopal Church and Province VII Assessment for the 6th year in a row. Continued our growth towards a charitable tithe with donations to: Episcopal Relief and Development Sewanee, Seminary of…

Congregations CAN talk straight about money

The June 19 posting on the Vital Practices “Vital Posts” Blog is all about how congregations discuss and perceive their finances. Half-way through our fiscal year, how do your congregation’s finances look? Are they on track? Does your congregation need to take stock or change course?

Finance committee drafting budget

By the end of July, the members of the diocese’s finance committee will be ready to present a proposed budget – to deaneries during the month of August, and to the executive council at its Sept. 28 meeting at All Saints, Fort Worth.
Bishop High to Executive Council form his smartphone.

Executive Council meeting highlights, March 2013

The Executive Council of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth voted to adopt a revised Vision/Mission Statement and make adjustments to the diocesan budget at their meeting on Saturday, March 16, 2013, in the Lee Conference Center on the courthouse square in Hamilton.