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Communication Contest Yields Creative Ideas, Trainings and Resources

featureimage1When churches of all sizes share ideas and communication success stories, everyone wins. Read about several real-life examples and check out a new resource forum designed to continue the conversation.

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Behind the Scenes with the Worship Leaders for Annual Conference
featureimage1Working with consultant Dr. Marcia McFee has been an uplifting experience for worship leaders Lindsay Smith and Michael Vaughn as they add special touches to the upcoming Annual Conference.more
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Methodists and Muslims Host Meet and Greet Events in Sugar Land
featureimage1Parkway UMC recently hosted the first of two faith conversations between Muslims and church members to foster new relationships among Sugar Land neighbors.
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Lakeview Launches Adopt-a-Camp-Staffer Opportunity This Summer
featureimage1Support the impactful summer camp ministry in a meaningful way by adopting a summer staffer via prayer, encouraging notes or occasional care packages.more
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Preschoolers Help with Outreach
While Learning to Garden
featureimage1The community garden teaches life lessons to students at the Children’s Development Center at St. Mark’s (Pecore) in Houston.
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A Dozen Churches Join the "Serve-olution"
to Impact Lives in Galveston
featureimage1Twelve churches and over 1200 volunteers worked to lift the name of Jesus throughout Galveston Island through a combined “Serve-olution” event.
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Bellaire UMC Welcomes the Neighbors
to "Food Truck Friday"

featureimage1Leveraging the "food truck frenzy," Bellaire UMC hosts a Friday fun night for families in Central Houston who might otherwise avoid visiting a church campus.
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May 12, 2016
SPOTLIGHT
2016 Mission Project
Help raise funds for school supplies to distribute on both sides of the border in Texas/Mexico.
Pre-Conference Journal
Pre-conference journal and addendums are now online.
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May 12
Human Trafficking Panel Discussion in Houston
May 15
Third Sunday Native American Worship
May 21
Cultivating Scriptural Imagination with Rob Erkblad
May 31
Laity Breakfast
July 21-24
YouthHarambee
July 28-29
Reimagining Incarceration and Reentry
TAC TIDBITS
Disaster Response
TAC Disaster Ministries continue to work throughout the conference following our recent disasters.
Candidacy Summit
This 3-day event is designed to help candidates explore their call to ministry.
New Staff at TAC
We welcome Ana Robles as the new Administrative Assistant for the Center for Missional Excellence.
2016 Global UM Clergywomen Gathering
Scholarships Available. Deadline to apply is May 31st.
Federal Assistance Includes Right of Appeal
For those affected by recent flooding, it's important to know your rights.
Appointment Announcements
See the latest TAC appointments.
#WeAreMore
See faith stories from United Methodists and share your own at WeAreMore.faith.
National UM News
UM News Service

General Conference

Please pray for our delegates as they go about necessary and difficult work in Portland.
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