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Conference Launches Campaign
to Impact Human Trafficking

featureimage1January 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.

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From Student to Coach: Experiencing VCI
from the Inside Out
featureimage1Several 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.more
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Bren Hardt: Trailblazer for Peace
featureimage1Bren Butler Hardt was one of three to receive a Peacemaker Award from Houston Peace & Justice Center.
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Campus Ministers and Retreats Promote Ways
for Laity to be 'UNLEASHED!'
featureimage1Empowering 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.more
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Impactful Youth and Young Adult Events:
Save the Dates
featureimage1From 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.
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Third Annual "Best Communication Idea" Contest: Call for Entries
featureimage1Share your best communication idea to give other congregations inspiration for 2017 – and get recognized at Annual Conference in the process!
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Charis Spiritual Director Training Program
Invites Applications for Class 5

featureimage1Since the program began in 2005, Charis has trained 60 spiritual directors who can provide spiritual direction throughout the Conference in countless ways.
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January 12, 2017
BISHOP'S CORNER
We are the Church
We need greater clarity about our understanding of church.
SPOTLIGHT
Appreciation for Your Generous Support
Thank you to Moody Methodist Permanent Endowment Fund and supporters of the TAC Emerging Leaders Endowment.
"Holy Conversations / Tough Issues"
Live Stream: Feb. 25 from 10 a.m.- noon with Bishop Jones.
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January 15
Human Relations Day – January 15
January 15
Native American Ministries Third Sunday
January 16
BMCR MLK Brunch
January 16
Day of Service for Flood Victims
January 21
ERT Training
February 15 & 21
2017 Clergy/Church Finance Tax Seminars
March 3-5
Celebration Women National Conference
March 30-April 1
Houston Lay School of Theology
TAC TIDBITS
Bishop Jones District Vistation Schedule
Meet with our bishop and learn about his passion for ministry.
Annual Christian Unity Service
Jan. 18, Christ Church Cathedral
Diboll, Ryan Chapel UMC Dedicates New Building Following Fire
A Diboll congregation has a new home after the fire devastated their historic building in May of 2015.
Make Your Hotel Reservations for TAC 2017
Make your reservations soon for Annual Conference hotels.
College Pastoral Internship Project Accepting Applications
Spend 10 weeks in the daily life of a church and learn about pastoral ministry.
District Leadership Training Events
There are training dates scheduled in your area soon.
National UM News
UM News Service

TAC 2017

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