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Ted Clarkson receives award for outstanding academic performance

Ted Clarkson, a postulant from the Diocese of Fort Worth and a member of All Saints’, Fort Worth, was named the recipient of this year’s Freeman Award for Merit at the School of Theology, the University of the South at Sewanee. This award honors a rising middler student who has demonstrated outstanding academic performance and promise. The award was announced by the Rt. Rev. J. Neil Alexander, dean of the School of Theology, and presented by the University’s Vice-Chancellor John…

Correction on Sewanee Trustee nomination for Convention

In the list of offices up for election at Diocesan Convention November 8 and 9 at the Decatur Civic Center in Decatur, the listing for Trustee of Sewanee, University of the South, was incorrect. The position that will be filled is for a lay Trustee, not a clergy member. The deadline for nomination is Monday, September 9. See more information. Detailed information on Diocesan Convention

8th-11th graders: apply for SUMMA Debate Camp at Sewanee

Do you want to dig deeper in your faith? SUMMA Student Theological Debate Society is inviting high school students who will be entering grades 9–12 next fall to apply for SUMMA Debate Camp, held July 17–25 at the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee. SUMMA Camp is a unique opportunity for students to explore their faith through intellectual channels, meet lifelong friends, and have fun on one of the most beautiful college campuses in the country. At SUMMA Camp,…

Bishop High given honorary doctorate

The Rt. Rev. Rayford B. High, Jr., was given an honorary Doctor of Divinity by the University of South, Sewanee, as part of the Founders’ Day Convocation on Friday, October 17, 2014. The Rev. Curt Norman, member of the board of trustees of Sewanee and rector of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Stephenville, also attended. The University also conferred honorary degrees upon Sir Abed, founder and chairperson of the world’s largest development organization, who received an honorary Doctor of Civil Law;…

Seminarian Carl Saxton graduates from Sewanee

  Carl Saxton, seminarian and postulant for Holy Orders sponsored by St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church, Willow Park, graduated from the School of Theology at the University of the South, Sewanee on May 9, 2014. The Rt. Rev. Rayford B. High and Mrs. High attended the graduation — and to his surprise, Bishop High participated in the graduation.  Sharon and Dennis Lasater and Louis and Cynthia Eichenberger from St. Francis, Willow Park, also attended.

Nominations open for positions to be filled at 2013 Diocesan Convention

Nominations are now open for positions that will be filled at the 2013 convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth November 8 and 9, 2013, in Wichita Falls. Qualified candidates are invited to read, pray, and discern if they are called to offer themselves in nomination for any of the elected positions described below. In all cases, a nominee must Be at least 18 years of age Meet qualifications to hold office nominated Be willing to stand for election…