Churches In the News

First United Methodist Church names new associate pastor - July 10, 2020

Church parking lots fill for COVID-19 testing - July 2, 2020

SHSU Food Pantry and Wesley Foundation join efforts to build vegetable garden - June 24, 2020

Methodist churches team up for coronavirus testing - June 23, 2020

The community of Elkhart stand unified despite through divisive times - June 18, 2020

Northwest Houston church cooks up a plan to feed furloughed neighbors - June 16, 2020

Houston religious leaders wait to reopen, citing caution as an act of love - June 11, 2020

Rev. Dr. Rodney L. Graves - pastor at McCabe Roberts Ave. United Methodist Church discusses their census work in Beaumont for NTR the Netherlands program "The Battle for Texas." - May 2020

Keep houses of worship closed, Houston-area faith leaders say - May 26, 2020 

Before we get ‘back to normal,’ we need to grieve and pray - May 11, 2020

Houston-Area Religious Congregations Commit to Make and Distribute 1 Million Masks to Locals - May 7, 2020

RESUMING IN-PERSON SERVICE: East Texas church leaders prepare as state slowly re-opens - May 1, 2020

Many Houston-area churches not planning to reopen after Abbott clears way for larger services - April 29, 2020

Tyler church talks about new COVID-19 guidelines effective May 1 -  April 29, 2020 

‘Nobody is kissing the cross tomorrow’: Churches prep for an Easter unlike any before it - April 12, 2020

St. Luke’s United Methodist Church in Bryan offers virtual Stations of the Cross  - April 11, 2020

Staying Home Easter Sunday An “Act Of Faith” Showing Love For Others, Church Leaders Say - April 11, 2020

A ‘drive-in’ Easter answers prayers - April 10, 2020

Texas pastor puts church members’ faces on pews: ‘Little church with a big heart’ - April 10, 2020

Churches have an obligation not to hold services until pandemic ends - April 9, 2020

Preaching in the parking lot: Conroe church set to turn bumpers into pews for Easter service - April 6, 2020

Houses of worship tasked with finding new ways to worship on Easter due to coronavirus - April 6, 2020

St. Luke’s volunteers band together to help feed, inform at-risk kids during COVID-19 crisis - March 24, 2020

A new way of worship: Local churches respond to COVID-19 challenges - March 24, 2020

Hospitals seek people to give blood as donations slip - March 23, 2020

Coronavirus shaking up Sunday traditions - March 22

By making so much of politics, Christians are at risk of shifting their focus away from God - February 9, 2020

Pleasant Hill Quilters make presentation on Underground Railroad coded quilts - January 25, 2020

Volunteers Fan Out Saturday to Help Explosion Victims Prepare for Incoming Rain - January 25, 2020

Spring’s Faithbridge Church Hosts Super Bowl Sunday Preach Off - January 24, 2020

Same-Gender Unions Blessed at Montrose’s Bering Church as Methodists Ponder a Breakup - January 13, 2020

Heights Church Springs Back from Fire with Christmas Pageant December 23, 2019

East Texas Experiences Old Town Bethlehem  December 7

Can Yoga Fix a Community Wrecked by Persistent Flooding? December 2, 2019

Montgomery Church Serves up Faith with Barbecue and Bible  November 27

8 UMC bishops say they can’t support denomination’s ‘current form of unity’ due to LGBT debate  November 12, 2019

Ministry Over a Shared Meal - November 11, 2019  (alternate source

First Pre-K Opens in Kirbyville - October 31, 2019

Houston Churches Provide an Amazing Place for People with Dementia - October 24, 2019

Historic East Texas Church Celebrates 175th Anniversary - October 26, 2019

Picture-Perfect Pumpkins Ready for Picking at Methodist Church in Dayton - October 16, 2019

Historic Heights Church Will Take Months To Recover From 2-Alarm Fire  September 23, 2019

Mckinney Memorial UMC is celebrating 100 years in the community - August 19, 2019

The Doors Are Open: East Texas church helps fellow sanctuary from closing - July 7, 2019

Kids’ Kaleidoscope Preschoolers Celebrate Texas Traditions During Two-Day Event  - April 28, 2019

Greggton UMC’s ‘miracle workers’ bless Hispanic pastor - Feb 17, 2019

Rev. Scott Moore of the Texas Annual Conference recently visits asylum seekers at border - Feb. 15, 2019

Christ UMC Sugar Land choir set to perform at Carnegie Hall Monday - Feb. 15, 2019

Karnack UMC leads backpack donation at Karnack ISD - Feb 9, 2019

Three couples who serve as co-pastors at their churches, find strength together - Feb. 8, 2019

Galveston County’s first all-girl Scouts BSA troop chartering in League City - Feb. 1, 2019

Asbury House: Loving Longview's children for 50 years - Jan. 29, 2019

Clear Lake church offers $150K to furloughed workers - Jan. 29, 2019

Athens prayer vigil at First United Methodist Church - Jan. 25, 2019

Authors with Houston ties delve into all aspects of faith: featuring Bishop Jones & Rev. Eric Huffman - Jan. 11, 2019

Marshall church hosts flood bucket assembly for Harvey storm relief - Sept. 3, 2017

Texas congregation dries out its flood-damaged church Sept. 3, 2017