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Health as Ministry

featureimage1 Congregations are partnering with Houston Methodist Hospital to launch the Golden Care Initiative in their communities.

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SCJ Mission Academy to Train
for Mission and Disaster Response
featureimage1Experienced and novice leaders across the jurisdiction will engage in conversations related to mission and disaster work at the September Academy in Nebraska.more
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Chapelwood Lake Jackson Maps
the Journey of Discipleship
featureimage1As a part of their recent focus on discipleship, Chapelwood UMC Lake Jackson and area leaders are hosting sessions on “Discipleship Forward” and “Going Deeper” in early May to help other congregations clarify this essential pathway.
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Somerville UMC MYF Students
Connect with Peers in Africa
featureimage1Thanks to the compassion of a computer guru’s heart and the power of technology, youth in a rural United Methodist church are learning to make a real difference in the lives of other children, 12,000 miles away in Africa.more
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Churches Link Arms to Address
Urgent Housing Needs for Foster Children
featureimage1Several conference committees and congregations are working to mitigate a placement crisis for children and teens in foster care.
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GCFA Announces New Method for Funding Ministry
featureimage1 A new corporate sponsor is providing a fundraising opportunity to empower churches and members to seamlessly connect to local merchants who give back to non-profit groups in their community.
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Free Flags, Food, and Fun: Rural Ministry Success

featureimage1Creating a sense of community in a very rural area is not always easy, but Harleton UMC found a way to do that well in March.
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April 13, 2017
BISHOP'S CORNER
Investing in the Young
The Wesleyan movement needs a strong group of lay and clergy leaders for the future.
SPOTLIGHT
Have a Happy and Blessed Easter!
Eastertide is the most joyous and celebrative season of the Christian year.
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Lay Ministry Trainings
Reason to Race: Fight Human Trafficking
Pre-Conference
Meeting Schedule
April 21&22
Trinity UMC Trainings: Voter Reg/Census
April 23
Native American Ministries 3rd Sunday
May 6 & April 29
Itinerancy and Relocation Events
May 8-10
LCI Church Conference
July 7 & 8
UMM National Gathering
TAC TIDBITS
Running with the Giants
Wiley College Youth Empowerment Summit for HS juniors & seniors
Crossing Boundaries
Texas UM Historical Society Annual Meeting April 28 & 29
BMCR Luncheon
May 30
Church and Society Breakfast
May 30
Clergy Spouse Luncheon
May 29
Hispanic Ministries Luncheon
May 29
Laity Luncheon
May 29
TAC 2017
Registration, childcare, meal, meeting and display information for Annual Conference 2017.
National UM News
UM News Service

Judicial Council Q&A

Many in the church are anticipating the upcoming Judicial Council ruling on the Western Jurisdiction’s recent election of a married lesbian bishop, Bishop Karen Oliveto.
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