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A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Bishop Selection Process

featureimage1Learn more about the key steps and best practice considerations involved in the election and assignment of new Bishops.

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New District Superintendent Assignments
featureimage1As Rev. Chuck Huffman heads to serve as the North District Superintendent, Rev. Anthony Vinson follows as East District Superintendent - each leveraging relationships, history and joint planning to make the most of these exciting new adventures.
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Flood Recovery Story Sends
Message of Inspiration

featureimage1UMCOR joined forces with Race2Rebuild Texas and other partners to bless two of Houston’s flood survivors with the help of the Texas Annual Conference Mission Depot staff.

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Retired Librarians Set Up Library
for Juveniles in Prison
featureimage1Juveniles serving sentences in adult prisons are discovering they love to read, thanks to passionate dedication of librarians wanting to Invest in the Young.more
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St. Andrews UMC Impacts Teens
Through Purity Class
featureimage1By creating a safe and supportive environment, St. Andrews UMC provided a dozen young girls with insight on the importance of seeing themselves as God sees them.
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First UMC Angleton Hosts "Fifty Shades of Grace"
featureimage1This 50-day post Easter campaign promoted spiritual growth in a highly shareable fashion.
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St. Luke’s UMC Bryan Helps Make
Ministry Memorable

featureimage1From unique painting classes to surprises within the sermon, St. Luke’s UMC, Bryan leaders are discovering the power of creating positive "buzz."
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June 23, 2016
SPOTLIGHT
Bishop Huie Speaks in Orlando
No one could have envisioned the tragedy that took place in Orlando just 5 days before her speech.
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June 25
Town Hall at Trinity with Mayor Turner
July 21-24
Youth Harambee
August 31-Sept. 3
World Methodist Conference
September 26
The Gathering
TAC TIDBITS
Sustaining the Courage to Serve
A 2016-2017 Courage & Renewal Retreat Series for clergy in the Texas Annual Conference.
Reimagining Incarceration and Reentry
A conference to bring together criminal justice professionals, community service providers and others to shape a new way forward together.
Changing Church for a Changing World: A Fresh Expressions Vision Day
This event in February is focused on helping people exploring new forms of the church.
Lamar Wesley Announces Director
Rev. Amy Walker has been named as Director effective August 1, 2016.
Moody Endowment Seeks Executive Director
The mission of the Permanent Endowment Fund is to support the ministry of The United Methodist Church.
National UM News
UM News Service

Methodist Retirement Communities Unveils New Community

Community leaders, including Mayor Pat Hallisey and State Sen. Larry Taylor were on hand to commemorate Methodist Retirement Communities’ unveiling of newest senior living community, The Crossings.
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