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Summer Bible Challenge:
There's an App for That

featureimage1St. Luke’s Houston launched a Scripture+Shared app that is engaging families, small groups and individuals of all ages in summer Bible reading, study, videos and more. Members and others are joining the 2017 summer challenge. Get started here.

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Church Tech Tips
featureimage1The Center for Congregational Excellence has specialists offering free technology consultation to churches across the district.
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Pastor Makes History

featureimage1The pastor of First UMC Brazoria is serving in a new ministry role for the US Coast Guard Auxiliary.

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Fun Raising While Fund Raising
featureimage1In less than two years, Grace Crossing UMC has ramped up a creative student ministry called The Crossing.more
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Lakeview Debuts New Model for Summer Camp
featureimage1Campers give two thumbs up to the improved camp features and Wesley-inspired curriculum.
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Bishop Jones Confirms 59 Students
featureimage1Kingwood UMC’s thriving confirmation ceremony featuring a record number of confirmands.
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Abundant Life UMC Facilitating New
Multi-Ethnic Connections

featureimage1A multi-ethnic and multi-denominational effort is resulting in a fruitful community garden and facilitating a harvest of new relationships.
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June 22, 2017
SPOTLIGHT
JFON Wins Grant from Texas Bar Foundation
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July 7 & 8
UMM National Gathering
July 15
Charis Spiritual Director Application Deadline
September 18-19
Clergy Gathering
September 27-29
Leadership Institute
October 8
Tony Campolo: Preaching Hope in a Culture of Violence
November 6-7
Clergy Women's Retreat
November 13-15
revitup! clergy 25-39
TAC TIDBITS
Bishop Hardt Passes
Memorial service Friday, June 23.
Wiley College Wins Grant for Debate
Awarded to implement a speech and debate league throughout HBCUs across Texas.
Geography & the Bible
Houston - Lay School of Theology day-long course led by Dr. Jaime Clark-Soles.
Global Young People's Convocation
Planning underway for July 2018 event.
Online Training Events
UMC Discipleship Ministries continually offers training events online.
SCJ Mission Academy
Come together with mission-minded people in September to discuss connecting with your neighbors in disaster response, emotional and spiritual care and more.
National UM News
UM News Service

Seeking Stories of Inter-Faith Partnerships

The Committee on Christian Unity and Inter-religious Concerns would like to hear stories that illustrate the multi-faith partnerships that are happening successfully around us.
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