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Exploring Options: Appointed Task Force Studying SCJ Realignment

featureimage1Following 2012 General Conference, a jurisdictional task force has been researching hypothetical scenarios regarding the possible realignment of the South Central Jurisdiction (SCJ).

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Leaders Share A Call to Ministry
at Candidacy Summit

featureimage1Over 80 candidates began the exploring phase of ministry this month at the annual Candidacy Summit.

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A Leadership Story of Incredible Faith and Prayer

featureimage1Texas Annual Conference leaders who prayed fervently for Rev. Vano Kiboko, wrongly held in a Congo prison, are now celebrating his intense journey of ministry leading up to his release.more

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A New Twist on VBS
featureimage1Van UMC and Dickinson UMC applied creativity and intentionality when hosting this annual tradition in new ways this summer.more
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Tri-District Camp Impacts Young Lives
featureimage1Youth from north, central and southwest Houston and neighboring towns gathered at Lakeview Conference center in July to make new friends and encounter God in the piney woods of East Texas.
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Making the Most of a Fall Festival
featureimage1Churches across the conference share ideas on how to better leverage this popular outreach activity to make disciples for the transformation of the world.
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Responding to Racism: Westbury UMC
"Dialogues" with the Community

featureimage1Associate Pastor Rev. Hannah Terry shares ways in which Westbury UMC is pursuing and facilitating healing amidst a surge in racism-inspired division on a local, national and global scale.
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August 11, 2016
SPOTLIGHT
Service of Welcome
You are Invited to attend and welcome Bishop Scott Jones at one of two services in October.
Skydiving Bishop
Bishop Huie leaps into the sky - at 14,000 feet - to celebrate her retirement.
Chronicle: Houston's First Female Methodist Bishop Set to Retire
The Houston Chronicle looks back at Bishop Huie's tenure as she prepares for retirement August 31.
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August 29-31
Global Clergywomen Gathering
August 31-Sept. 3
World Methodist Conference
September 6-8
REFRESH
September 11-14
SCJ Mission Academy
September 13
Learning over Lunch Event (LOL)
September 26-27
The Gathering
October 2016
Bonhoeffer Tours
October 18-20
New Church Leadership Institute
TAC TIDBITS
Reduced Registration Fee for WMC
A one-day registration option of $80 is now available for the World Methodist Conference.
Coldspring UMC Homecoming
The oldest UMC sanctuary invites all to celebrate.
15th Annual Meet the Composer
All are invited to participate in this choral event.
Bishop Jones Worked to Avoid Trial in Great Plains
Resolution ends church complaint.
Houston Methodist Hospital Lay Ministers
Applications Due August 31st.
Lakeview Offers Father-Son Camp
Time for fathers and sons to connect in meaningful ways - October 28-30.
Lay Servant Training
North District hosts a training on October 22.
Fundraising Ideas
National UM News
UM News Service

TAC Dedicates New Disaster Relief Mission Center in Conroe

The facility sits on 5.8 acres on Loop 336 East.
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