ALMIGHTY and everliving God, ruler of all things in heaven and on earth: Look graciously on your Church and send your Holy Spirit to enlighten and guide those who shall choose a Bishop for this Diocese. Grant that they will choose a faithful shepherd, a steward of your Word and Sacraments, who will drive away all erroneous and strange doctrine, and vigorously promote missionary work and the spiritual growth of those entrusted to his care. Grant that we may receive a faithful pastor who will equip the saints for ministry in all that they undertake, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
ALMIGHTY God, who by thy Son Jesus Christ didst give thy holy Apostles many excellent gifts, and didst charge them to feed thy flock; we humbly request thy favor and blessing as we seek a new Bishop and defender of the for the Diocese of Fort Worth. In thy good time, bring us a good shepherd who will diligently preach thy Word and duly administer the godly discipline thereof, that we and all thy people ma obediently follow the same; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Offered by the Nominating Committee for the Election of a Bishop Coadjutor — 2018-2019
The Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth