Conference Launches Campaign to Impact Human Trafficking
January is Human Traffic Awareness Month and the Texas Annual Conference is inviting churches into a year-long campaign to raise awareness, raise funds and take action to fight this pervasive modern-day form of slavery.
From Student to Coach: Experiencing VCI from the Inside Out
Several pastors and retired pastors are encouraging their peers through the Vibrant Church Initiative as “coaches.” Here’s a peek at that leadership transition from the first pastor to experience VCI.
Bren Hardt: Trailblazer for Peace
Bren Butler Hardt was one of three to receive a Peacemaker Award from Houston Peace & Justice Center.
Campus Ministers and Retreats Promote Ways for Laity to be 'UNLEASHED!'
Empowering students and adults to be unleashed into ministry will be the focus of the February “All Campus Retreat” for Texas college students as well as a three-retreat-weekend experience this spring for individuals interested in having a more impactful ministry outside of the church.
Impactful Youth and Young Adult Events: Save the Dates
From trainings to special connections, retreats and trips, the 2017 schedule is filling up with amazing events for youth/young adults and their mentors and volunteers.
Third Annual "Best Communication Idea" Contest: Call for Entries
Share your best communication idea to give other congregations inspiration for 2017 – and get recognized at Annual Conference in the process!
Charis Spiritual Director Training Program Invites Applications for Class 5
Since the program began in 2005, Charis has trained 60 spiritual directors who can provide spiritual direction throughout the Conference in countless ways.