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The Episcopal Diocese
Northwest Texas

Mission Statement
The Diocese of Northwest Texas will provide the energy, resources, and support necessary to help all our communities become mission outposts and, where needed, to help plant new ones.

1802 Broadway
Lubbock, Texas 79401

The Rt. Rev. J. Scott Mayer, Bishop

Phone (806) 763-1370; Fax (806) 472-0641

Contact The Diocese or Diocesan Staff Members


Bishop Mayer has started a new blog as an additional way to communicate with the Diocese. After some unfortunate down-time, the Blog is now up and running. To visit the blog, click here.

Congratulations to our New Bishop

More information and links to pictures of the Consecration can be found here.

Bishop Mayer was Consecrated on Saturday, March 21st, at First United Methodist Church in Lubbock. Our Presiding Bishop, the Most Rev. Dr. Katharine Jefferts Schori, was the chief consecrator and was joined by Bishops from around the Church.

At the Special Electing Convention held at St. Paul's in Lubbock on November 22nd, 2008, the Rev. J. Scott Mayer, Rector of the Church of the Heavenly Rest in Abilene, Texas, was elected the Fifth Bishop of the Diocese of Northwest Texas. Fr. Mayer was elected on the second ballot.



Links to the October 31-November 1, 2008 Diocesan Convention

Click here for links to previous conventions

Bishop Ohl's Retirement Letter

Web Pages of the Bishop Search Committee

Links to Diocesan Coverage of the 76th General Convention
 July 7-17, in
Anaheim, California

Links To Previous Diocesan and General Conventions


Some Collected Links Concerning Recent Issues in the Anglican Communion


 Quarterman Conference Center | Diocesan Customary and Guidelines for the Use of Deacons



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Last Updated: June 15, 2009