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Challenge Grant Matching Opportunity: Invest in the Young

featureimage1Bishop Scott Jones is encouraging individuals and congregations to designate funds to the Emerging Leaders Endowment that will encourage young adults in their journey to ministry. Contributions and pledges are being matched through year-end.

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Social Media Leaders: Conference Success Can Enhance Congregational Success
featureimage1Within the South Central Jurisdiction, the Texas Annual Conference has the strongest social media presence of any other conference. The TAC Communications Committee adopted a goal for 2016 of increased social media presence and the initiative worked!more
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Bishop Jones and Others Model
"Holy Conversations"
featureimage1The Committee on Unity is hosting a February webinar to model ways to discuss tough issues within "Holy Conversations."
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Chapelwood Foundation Propels College Students Forward with Scholarships
featureimage1The Collegiate Challenge mentoring program at Chapelwood UMC Houston is the result of a school partnership focused on transforming lives.more
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Relevant Youth Activities: Two Impactful Stories
featureimage1Youth groups at St. Luke's UMC Houston and St. John's UMC Richmond are 'investing in the young' in unique ways.
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Coming in 2017: Valuable Trainings in All Districts
featureimage1The upcoming district training opportunities are ideal for members who want to be lifelong learners and add great vitality to their local congregations.
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Texas Conference Mission Center Helping Many
With UMCOR Grants for Flood Recovery

featureimage1Thanks to the generous donations to UMCOR, many who were devastated by two years of record-setting Texas floods are getting their lives back together with the help of the TAC Mission Center in Conroe.
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December 8, 2016
BISHOP'S CORNER
Louisiana Relief
Recently, I received a note of appreciation I want to share with you from Louisiana Conference Bishop Cynthia Harvey.
SPOTLIGHT
TMF Awards Medallion of Merit
Bishop Huie and James Walzel recognized.
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January 7
Marriage Resolution Retreat - Lakeview
January 26
BMCR MLK Brunch
February 10, 2017
Vision Day: Fresh Expressions
March 3-5
Celebration Women National Conference
TAC TIDBITS
Interpreter Magazine
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GC 2020 Prep Begins
Location: Minneapolis
Advent and Christmas Resources
Tis’ the season of anticipation, hope and preparation.
Cokesbury Launches Christmas Campaign to Help the Refugee Crisis
Will donate portion of sales of book 'Refuge.'
Social Media Toolbox
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National UM News
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FLSA Overtime Rules

Regarding the FLSA overtime rules previously scheduled to go into effect on December 1, 2016, part of the decision has been overturned.
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