Think. Serve. Worship. Belong.

Ph: (817)  927-8411 • 2700 McPherson Ave, Fort Worth

Annual Calendar of Events – 2022-2023

Year Round

  • Troop 17 Boy Scouts – Tuesdays – 7:30 pm – Scout House
  • Thursday Morning Prayers & Breakfast – 7:00 am – Chapel/Parish Hall
  • Samaritan House Supper Delivery  – 3rd Thursday each month – Committees choice
  • 4th Friday Book Group – Monthly – 11:00 am – Macaluso’s Restaurant
  • Noon Bible Study – Wednesday – Sharon Curry, leader via Zoom
  • Presbyterian Women (PW)
    • Card Ministry – 1st and 3rd Tuesdays – 1:00 pm – Eastminster
    • Knitting Guild – weekly – 1:00 pm – Eastminster
  • PW Knitting Guild – Weekly – 1:00 pm – Eastminster
  • Sentinel newsletter – Published every 2 weeks

September – May

  • Presbyterian Women Council – 2nd Tuesday each month – 10:00 am
  • Morning Glories Bible Study – 2nd Tuesday each month @ 10:30 – Eastminster
  • Presbyterian Women’s Evening Bible Study (L.O.T.E.) – 6:30 pm – Meet in member homes
  • Youth Sunday – 2nd Sunday in November & May (Mother’s Day)
  • Faith on Tap – Selected Friday nights – 5:30 – 7:30 pm
  • Choral Evensong – 1st Sunday of the month – 6:00 pm – except December
  • Choral Compline – 3rd Sunday of the month – 8:00 pm
  • Concerts at St. Stephen – schedule varies

Every 3 years – R. W. Jablonowski Speaker Series (Last held in 2019 and 2022)

TCU Game Day Parking – September-November – Parking lot opens 3 hours before kickoff 

July–August 2022 and December–February 2023 

  • Room in the Inn – Tuesdays – 4:00 pm thru Wednesday 8:00 am

Remaining Dates for 2022

August

  • Room in the Inn
  • Day School Staff Development – 8/22 & 24 | 9:00-3:00 pm
  • Day School – Meet the Teacher Night – 8/24/2022 | 5:00 pm
  • Faith on Tap – 8/26/2022 – 5:30-7:30 pm | Guest speaker Rev. Marcus Hayes | Beverages & snacks
  • Day School resumes – 8/29/2022 – 9:30-2:30 pm

September

  • Church office closed – 9/5/2022 – Labor Day
  • Return to Fall Worship & Sunday School – 9/11/2022
    • Sunday School Kickoff – 9:30 am | Breakfast in Parish Hall
    • Worship – 8:30 am | West Transept | weekly communion
    • Worship – 11:00 am | Nave | monthly communion
    • Concerts at St. Stephen – 7:00 pm | An Evening of Brahms, Debussy & Schubert
  • TCU vs Tarleton State – 9/10/2022 – Parking lot opens @ 4:00 pm – Kickoff 7:00 pm
  • Concerts at St. Stephen – An Evening of Brahms, Debussy & Schubert | 7:00 pm
  • Choral Compline – 9/18/22 – 8:00 pm
  • Faith on Tap – 9/23/2022 – Rev. Jennifer Hayes, guest speaker

October

  • TCU vs Oklahoma – 10/1/22 – time TBD
  • World Communion Sunday – 10/2/2022 – 8:30 & 11:00 am | Welcome Rev. Angie Mabry, Interim Pastor
  • Choral Evensong – 10/2/22 – 6:00 pm
  • Blessing of the Animals – 10/4/22 – 6:00 pm | 1st Tuesday in October
  • TCU vs Oklahoma State – 10/15 – time TBD
  • Kirkin O’ the Tartans – 3rd Sunday in October | 10/16/22 – 11:00 am – (one service only)
    • Choral Compline – 8:00 pm
  • TCU vs Kansas State – 10/22/2022 – time TBD
  • Children’s Sabbath – 10/23/2022 – 11:00 am 
  • Trunk or Treat – 10/23/2022 – 4-6 pm – Outdoor carnival
  • Concerts at St. Stephen – 10/29/2022 – 7:00 pm | Organ Concert – featuring Jordan Smith, Peggy Graff, Bradley Reznick & Clive Driskill-Smith

November

  • TCU vs Texas Tech – 11/5 – time TBD 
  • All Saints Sunday – 11/6/2022
    • Reading of the Necrology – 8:30 & 11:00 am services
    • Choral Evensong – 6:00 pm
  • Election Day Voting – 11/8/2022 – 7a-7p – Parish Hall
  • Car Show – 11/12 – tentative date | time TBD
  • Youth Sunday – 11/13/2022 – 11:00 am service
  • Choral Compline – 11/20/2022 – 8:00 pm
  • Church office closed – Thanksgiving holidays – 11/24-25
  • TCU vs Iowa State – 11/26/2022 – time TBD
  • Christmas on the Hill – Sunday after Thanksgiving (11/27/2022)
  • 4-6pm Outdoor carnival

December

  • PW Christmas Program & Lunch – 2nd Tuesday – 11:30 am – Eastminster
  • Staff Christmas Lunch – 3rd Thursday – 11:30-1:30 pm – Select restaurant
  • Lessons & Carols– 12/11/2022 – time TBD
  • Choral Compline – 12/18/2022 – 8:00 pm
  • Christmas Eve – 12/24/2022
  • 5:00 pm – Family Outdoor Christmas Pageant w/animals
  • 7:15 pm – Organ and Choral Prelude
  • 8:00 pm – Candlelight Service & Communion
  • Christmas Day – 12/25/2022 – 11:00 am – (one service only)
  • Church office closed – Dec. 26-Jan. 2 – Christmas holidays & staff vacations

2023 Calendar

January 2023

  • New Year’s Day – 1/1/2023 –11:00 am – One service only – (one service only)
  • Church office closed – 1/2/2023
  • Room in the Inn
  • Church Officers Ordination & Installation – 1/15/2023 – 8:30 & 11:00 am services
    • Choral Compline – 8:00 pm
  • Office closed – 01/16/2023 – Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Ordination & Installation of Officers – 1/22/2023 
  • Concerts at St. Stephen – 1/28/2023 – 7:00 pm | Music for Violin and Piano

February 2023

  • Children’s Sabbath – 2/5/2023 – 11:00 am service
    • Choral Evensong – 6:00 pm
  • Souper Bowl of Caring – 2/12/2023 – Youth collect donation for hunger relief
    • Concerts at St. Stephen – 7:00 pm | Spectrum Chamber Music Society
  • Choral Compline – 2/19/2023 – 8:00 pm
  • Pancake Supper – 2/20/2023 – Shrove Monday – 6:00-8:00 pm – Parish Hall
  • Ash Wednesday – 2/22/2023 – Imposition of Ashes
    • Noon 
    • 7:00 pm – Liturgy w/communion
  • 1st Sunday of Lent – 2/26/2023

March 2023

  • Concerts at St. Stephen – 3/12/2023 – 7:00 pm | The Concordia Choir
  • Spring Break – 3/13-17/2023 – Fort Worth ISD and TCU
  • Choral Compline – 3/19/2023 – 8:00 pm

April 2023

  • Palm Sunday – 4/2/2023
    • Donkey & Palm procession – 11:00 am
    • Choral Evensong – 6:00 pm
  • Lenten Lunch and programs – 4/3-7/2023 – Noon – Staff lead program |Volunteer cooks
  • Maundy Thursday – 4/6/2023
    • Noon-Simple Liturgy
    • 5:15 Family service 
    • 7:00 pm Solemn Liturgy & Communion
  • Good Friday – 4/7/2023
    • Noon service
  • Tenebrae Service – 8:00 pm
  • Holy Saturday – 4/8/2023
    • Awakening” – 8:30 am – Morning meditation and reflection (outside/weather permitting)
  • The Great Easter Vigil – 8:00 pm – Outside & Chapel
  • Paschal Feast follows this service – Parish Hall
  • Resurrection of the Lord – Sunday – 4/9/2023
    • 10:30 am- Organ, Brass & Choral Prelude
    • 11:00 am – Worship & Communion – (one service only)
  • Office closed – 4/14/23 – Staff Easter holiday
  • AGO/Quimby Regional Competitions for Young Organists (RCYO) – Sanctuary 
  • Choral Compline – 4/16/23 – 8:00 pm

May 2023

  • Concerts at St. Stephen – 7:00 pm | Orpheus Chamber Singers
  • Youth Sunday – 5/14/2023 (Mother’s Day)
    • Senior sermons | Presentation of Bibles & blankets
  • Choral Compline – 5/21/2023 – 8:00 pm
  • Pentecost – 5/28/2023
  • Office closed – 5/29/2023 – Memorial Day

June 2023

  • Worship Summer Schedule begins – 10:00 am – (one service only + communion) 
  • Office closed – Juneteenth – 6/19/2023
  • Vacation Bible School – Dates TBD

July 2023

  • Office closed – 7/4/23 – Independence Day
  • Garage Sale
  • Youth Mission Trip 
  • Room in the Inn

August 2023

  • Room in the Inn – Tuesdays
  • Day School Staff Development
  • Day School – Meet the Teacher night 
  • Day School resumes

September 2023

  • Office closed – 9/4/2023 – Labor Day
  • Sunday School Kickoff
  • Return to Fall Worship & Sunday School schedule
  • TCU Game Day Parking – time TBD

October 2023

  • Kirkin O’ the Tartans – 3rd Sunday in October – 11:00 am – (one service only)
  • Blessing of the Animals – 1st Tuesday in October – 6:00 pm | Front Lawn
  • Children’s Sabbath – 11:00 am service
  • Trunk or Treat – 4-6 pm – Outdoor carnival

November 2023

  • TCU Parking – TCU home games 
  • All Saints Sunday – 11/5/2023 – Reading of the Necrology
  • Daylight saving time ends – 11/5/2023
  • Youth Sunday – 2nd Sunday in November – 11:00 am service
  • Office closed – 11/23-11/24/2023 – Thanksgiving holidays

December 2023

  • Amahl and the Night Visitors – 12/1 & 12/2/2023 – 7:00 pm – Parish Hall
  • 1st Sunday of Advent – 12/3/2023
    • Amahl Cast Party & Strike Set – 3:30 pm – Parish Hall
  • Lessons & Carols service – 2nd Sunday in December – Time TBD
  • PW Christmas Program & Lunch – 2nd Tuesday – 11:30 am – Eastminster
  • Staff Christmas Lunch – 3rd Thursday – 11:30-1:30 pm – off site
  • Christmas Eve – 12/24/2023
  • 5:00 pm – Family Outdoor Christmas Pageant w/animals
  • 7:15 pm – Organ and Choral Prelude
  • 8:00 pm – Candlelight Service & Communion
  • Christmas Day – 12/25/2023