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Texas' Members and 'Conversation Partners' Share Insight from the Commission on a Way Forward

featureimage1 Texans Leah Taylor, Rev. Jessica LaGrone and Rev. Tom Lambrecht are helping the Commission listen to diverse voices and obtain input and prayerful thought to foster unity and trust throughout the denomination.

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In Honor of Black History Month: Hear Historic Leaders Address Significant Issues
featureimage1Historic audio discovered in the Methodist archives is giving voice to prominent denominational and national leaders, for the benefit of current and future generations.more
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Matthis Named Director of New Faith Communities
featureimage1Effective July 1, Central North District Superintendent Rev. Morris Matthis will join the staff of the Texas Annual Conference as Director of New Faith Communities.
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Registration Open for Texas Youth Academy Mentors and Students
featureimage1When it comes to deepening discipleship, July is always extra special for leaders and students attending the annual Texas Youth Academy. Anyone in Texas can apply. more
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Perritte Memorial Launches Fine Arts Outreach
featureimage1Thanks to a grant from the Moody Endowment, Perritte UMC in the East District is offering group music lessons as an outreach initiative to local elementary students.
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"ABIDE" Pilot Program Underway
for Churches Worshipping under 50
featureimage1A dozen small churches in the North, Northwest and East districts are forming an ABIDE pilot group geared to boost their effectiveness at learning, leading and loving.
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Bible Study, Facebook Style

featureimage1Leaders are discovering that Facebook Bible studies can bring people together for instant and ongoing interaction without the logistical hurdles of travel time, babysitters, and personal schedules.
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February 9, 2017
BISHOP'S CORNER
Every United Methodist Should be an Evangelist
Evangelism is everything we do to help people start the Christian life.
SPOTLIGHT
Open Letter from Texas Methodist Bishops
"We cannot let fear rule the day; we must let love champion our actions."
Thank You for Your Extravagant Generosity
562 Churches paid 100% apportionments.
Survey Says
The conference communications committee would like your feedback.
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Lay Ministry Trainings
Reason to Race: Fight Human Trafficking
District Leadership Training Events
February 11
Houston Lay School of Theology
February 15 & 21
2017 Clergy/Church Finance Tax Seminars
February 16
Religion and Public Life Program
February 28
Mission Center Grand Opening
March 3-5
Celebration Women National Conference
TAC TIDBITS
Crossroads Celebrates 15 Years
Their focus: ministry with the homeless population and others in need.
Wellness Opportunity
Golden Care Ministry & Houston Methodist Hospital offer free mammograms to uninsured persons in the community
Ethnic In-Service Training Grant
Applications Open Through March 1.
College Pastoral Internship Project Accepting Applications
Spend 10 weeks in the daily life of a church and learn about pastoral ministry.
Long-Term Mission Volunteers Needed
Domestic and Global opportunities to serve are available.
TAC Communication Contest 2017
Share your work in communicaton ministry and invite others to do the same.
"Holy Conversations / Tough Issues"
Live Stream: Feb. 25 from 10 a.m.- noon with Bishop Jones.
National UM News
UM News Service

TAC 2017

Meal, Meeting and Display requests are now being accepted for Annual Conference.
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