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The CONNECT Project: Collaborative Community Development

featureimage1A unique partnership between St. Luke's UMC - Gethsemane Campus and several community groups is designed to revitalize an entire neighborhood.

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Pastors Gain Ministry Skills
Through Hospital Training
featureimage1Current pastors and candidates for ministry gain insight for leadership and pastoral skills through hands-on clinical programs at Houston Methodist Hospital.more
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VCI Coaching Role Inspires Retired Clergy
featureimage1Leaving the pulpit does not mean leaving the ministry for several retired/retiring pastors who are discovering the opportunity to coach congregations in the Vibrant Church Initiative.
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Christian Musicians Impacting
Kilgore College Students
featureimage1Investing in the Young comes in many forms, most recently allowing Kilgore College students to be up close and personal with several popular Christian musicians.more
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Join an "Open Table" Family Model
for Young Adult Orphans
featureimage1On May 7, learn how the Open Table model trains church volunteers to help resource, empower, and surround aging out foster youth so that they can thrive.
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Lessons Learned: Building the Church
Through Communication
featureimage1Attendees from the recent Small Member Church Retreat share how blueprints, tool belts and budgets relate to building stronger communication programs.
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"Being the Church' is Fun for Givers and Receivers

featureimage1When almost 500 people of all ages collaborate on 20 different mission-hearted activities, they 'build community' and strengthen their lifestyle evangelism skills.
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April 28, 2016
SPOTLIGHT
Special Dinner Celebrates Bishop Huie's Tenure
Last chance to purchase tickets before deadline.
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April 30
Jubilee Women's Gathering Day in Longview
April 30, May 7
Itinerancy Events for Relocating Clergy
May 1
Deadline: Childcare Registration for Annual Conference 2016
May 21
Cultivating Scriptural Imagination with Rob Erkblad
May 31
Laity Breakfast
July 21-24
YouthHarambee
July 28-29
Reimagining Incarceration and Reentry
August 31
Global Clergywomen Gathering
TAC TIDBITS
World UMC Conference Table Sponsors Needed
Churches can host a meal to fellowship with international guests at the World Methodist Conference.
Disaster Recovery
Learn how you can help those affected by recent flooding in Texas.
"Multi Ethnic Community"
Randall Butler to speak at Church and Society Committee Breakfast.
Keepiing Families Together (JFON)
Justice For Our Neighbors remembers those unable to be with loved ones.
Faith in the Future
A Ted-Talk - inspired retreat for young adults this weekend.
National UM News
UM News Service

May Brings Mega Opportunities for Youth Leaders and Youth

From intern training to conference gatherings, youth workers and those that aspire to lead youth have several activities to check out.
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