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The Grand Parkway Ride: Methodists Help to Organize Unique Cycling Fundraiser to Fight Human Trafficking

featureimage1On your mark...get set, and pedal over to the once-in-a-lifetime biking event planned for March 19 before the newest segment of The Grand Parkway opens in North Houston.

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TAC Encourages Churches and Pastors
to Embrace the Sabbatical Opportunity
featureimage1Pastors view sabbaticals as an affirmation and can recharge their leadership batteries knowing the Conference is supportive via interim leadership.more
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Up Close Series: Meet Your Delegates
featureimage1 In this ongoing series, learn more about the delegates representing the Texas Conference at the mid-May General Conference. This edition spotlights elder, author and leadership expert Rev. Dr. Laceye Warner and worship leader Reggie Clemons.
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Envisioning a New Future: Iconoclast Students Debut Poetry Anthology March 4
featureimage1Help teens flourish as published and public poets by attending the March 4 event at Houston’s Museum of Fine Arts, or by purchasing their first anthology entitled “They Say.”more
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Campus Ministry Leaders Energized
by Sharing Best Practices
featureimage1New ideas and networking were among the biggest benefits of attending the fourth annual campus ministry retreat designed to help leaders Invest in the Young.
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VCI Success Story: Exciting Anecdotes
from Cheatham Memorial UMC
featureimage1 Inspired by the Vibrant Church Initiative, members are witnessing the impact of having an intentional focus on "visioneering" from the inside out.more
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Elders Retreat Sparks Rejuvination

featureimage1Attendees hearing Dr. Jack Levison, featured speaker and professor of Biblical Hebrew/Old Testament Interpretation at Perkins, share personal highlights from the event. more

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February 25, 2016
SPOTLIGHT
2016 Pre-Conference Meetings
Pre-conference meetings will be held simultaneously on 3 nights in April.
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February 26-27
Spanish-Language Worship Event
February 27
Relatives as Parents Conference
Various Dates
Lay Servant Ministry Trainings
March 3
International Women's Day
Various March Dates
Letter from a Birmingham Jail
March 20
Native American Ministries 3rd Sunday
April 15-16
TAC Clergy Family Retreat
TAC TIDBITS
District Surrounds One Church with Love and Support
The Central South District of the Texas Annual Conference dedicated its District Work Day to one special church – the Iglesias Fuente De Vida Mission Congregation.
Clear Lake UMC Hosts Fleming Lenten Lectures
Popular author / archeologist Dr. Jim Fleming will present a “Journey to Jerusalem” lecture series on
Terry Hershey Speaks at Longview Church
Author to speak on Sanctuary at Grace Crossing March 13th.
Ash Wednesday TV Coverage
Rev. David Horton, St. Luke’s UMC Houston’s Gethsemane Campus pastor, blessed the southwest Houston community with Ashes To Go on Ash Wednesday.
National UM News
UM News Service

Communication Contest

The TAC Communications Committee is hosting a "Best Idea in Communications" contest and the winners will receive prizes.
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