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Immigrant Asylum Clinics

featureimage1The dozens of volunteers associated with helping immigrants at recent legal clinics believe everyone needs somewhere to call home - where they feel safe.

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Moody Methodist Hosts Course in World Religions
featureimage1Promoting peace and a greater appreciation of diversity was the goal behind an 11-week course on world religions offered this fall at Moody Methodist in Galveston.more
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Immigrants from Ghana Set to Worship
at Disciples UMC
featureimage1Disciples UMC and a new fellowship of believers from Ghana have entered into a shared space covenant in hopes that the new group will grow into a chartered congregation at some point in the future.
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Former Gang Member Success
featureimage1Wiley alum Tristan Love exemplifies the impact Wiley College has had on his life as he makes history as one of Houston ISD’s youngest assistant principals.more
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Coming Soon: Special Conferences and Conversations for Youth/Young Adults
featureimage1Registration is underway for the acclaimed 2017 Texas Youth Academy as well as youth retreats that will include “Conversations” with Bishop Scott Jones.
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New Ventures from Columbia UMC
featureimage1Members and residents in West Columbia are reaping the benefits of the Vibrant Church Initiative - especially the youngsters previewing the Love in a Big World curriculum.
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Hispanic Ministries Discover Creativity
Can Enhance Outreach

featureimage1Whether hosting an outdoor fiesta or a "prayer booth" at a fall festival, several Hispanic ministries are connecting with their neighbors in impactful ways.
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November 10, 2016
BISHOP'S CORNER
A Global Church
Bishop Jones serves Texas, Thailand, and Laos.
SPOTLIGHT
Save the Date
Join Bishop Jones and others for "Holy Conversations/Tough Issues" February 25.
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November 12
Celebration Women's Ministry with Judy Graham
November 17
East District Report Day Training
November 17
Pearland Golf Event
November 20
Third Sunday Native American Worship
November 20
St. Paul UMC, Port Arthur Annual UM Men Sunday
November 29
GivingTuesday 2016
January 28
2017 Southwest District Leadership Training
February 10, 2017
Vision Day: Fresh Expressions
TAC TIDBITS
Council of Bishops to call for 2019 General Conference
Sets forth actions to involve the whole church in prayer and conversation.
Lakeview Outlines Focus
Facility enhancements, new activities and scholarships.
Grace: Responding with piety and Mercy
Throughout the centuries, God has been extending grace to people through everyday practices.
Upcoming District Visits
Bishop Jones to meet with clergy and laity in Tyler and Nacogdoches in November.
Social Media Toolbox
Share your spirit. Use your voice.
National UM News
UM News Service

TAC Open Enrollment

The 2017 Annual Open Enrollment Period for Active Clergy and TAC Fiscal Office Lay Employees enrolled in the TAC Group Health Benefits (GHB) Plan is November 1-15, 2016.
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