Episcopal Diocese of Northwest Texas

Diocese of Northwest Texas

Diœcesis Texensis Septentrionalis
Location
CountryUnited States
Ecclesiastical provinceProvince VII
Statistics
Congregations28 (2021)
Members4,924 (2021)
Information
DenominationEpiscopal Church
EstablishedOctober 31, 1958
Current leadership
BishopJames Scott Mayer
Map
Location of the Diocese of Northwest Texas
Location of the Diocese of Northwest Texas
Website
nwtdiocese.org

The Episcopal Diocese of Northwest Texas is one of the Dioceses of the Episcopal Church in the United States of America. It is in Province 7. The diocese is based in Lubbock, Texas.[1]

History

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The Missionary District of North Texas was created in 1910 by the General Convention. It incorporated territories previously part of the Diocese of Dallas and the Diocese of West Texas. In 1958, the Missionary District of North Texas was established as the Diocese of Northwest Texas. The diocese has no cathedral.[2]

Bishops

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  • Missionary District of Northern Texas
  1. Edward Arthur Temple, 1910-1924
  2. Eugene Cecil Seaman, 1925-1945
  3. George H. Quarterman, 1946-1958
  • Diocese of Northwest Texas
  1. George H. Quarterman, 1958-1972
  2. Willis Ryan Henton, 1972-1980
  3. Sam Byron Hulsey, 1980-1997
  4. Charles Wallis Ohl, 1997-2008
  5. James Scott Mayer, 2009–present

References

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  1. ^ "Map & Directions to HEC". nwtdiocese.org. Archived from the original on 2014-09-23.
  2. ^ Northwest Texas, Diocese of
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33°35′04″N 101°51′24″W / 33.5845°N 101.8567°W / 33.5845; -101.8567