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Cadre of Churches Respond to Victims of Historic Texas Floods

featureimage1Extensive rainfall requires extensive repairs, responses and reassurances. Congregations and volunteers have rallied from near and far to provide much needed assistance.

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Success Story: Toastmasters Classes
in Texas Prisons
featureimage1Leading by example, First UMC, Houston member Jim Arnold has revamped the Toastmasters curriculum to allow inmates in almost a dozen prisons to develop servant leadership and communication skills. more
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The TAC Transition Team is Preparing
the Way for a New Bishop
featureimage1A team is working behind the scenes to welcome a new episcopal leader this September, following Bishop Janice Riggle Huie’s retirement.
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Wesley Foundation Students Sing
at Wesley’s London Chapel
featureimage1Students from Texas A&M University and Stephen F. Austin’s Wesley Foundations spent Spring Break on a Wesleyan Heritage Tour.more
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Wiley College Debate Team
Wins Another Championship
featureimage1The Wiley College Great Debaters' legacy continues with more awards and more students dramatically boosted for personal success.
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May Mission Emphasis: Funding
Student Achievement on the Border
featureimage12016 Conference delegates and congregations are invited to support The Center for Missional Excellence mission project this year by raising funds for students and teachers on both sides of the border in Texas/Mexico. more
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Copyright Guidelines for Churches

featureimage1To avoid costly legal action, Chancellor Mary Daffin reminds congregations to abide by copyright laws, particularly in relation to protected music and images.
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April 14, 2016
SPOTLIGHT
Appointment Updates
See the latest appointments.
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April 15
Small Membership Church Retreat
April 17
Delegation Listening Session
April 24,25,26
Pre-Conference Meetings
April 30
Jubilee Women's Gathering Day in Longview
April 30, May 7
Itinerancy Events for Relocating Clergy
May 31
Laity Breakfast
TAC TIDBITS
GBHEM Offers 2016 Candidacy Guidebook, Answering the Call
The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry will release a new Candidacy Guidebook, Answering the Call: Candidacy Guidebook in April.
Best Communication Idea Contest Deadline Draws Near
The deadline for congregations to submit their entries is April 25th.
SMU's Perkins Announces New Dean
Dr. Craig C. Hill has been appointed the new dean of Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University, effective July 1, 2016.
Native American Ministries Sunday
On April 17 Bryan Jacobs will be speaking.
Save the Date for Houston Lay School of Theology
Course taught by Charlie Curran, Elizabeth Scurlock University Professor of Human Values, SMU, August 13, 2016
National UM News
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Childcare Registration for Annual Conference

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