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Happy Birthday! UMC Celebrates 50 Years

On April 23, 1968, the Methodist Church and the Evangelical United Brethren joined to form The United Methodist Church. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the 1968 Uniting Conference.

Texas Recovers

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"Go and Make Disciples" Hispanic Ministry Answers Call

Hispanic Ministries, under the leadership of the Rev. Arturo Cadar, has developed an innovative long-term discipleship program.
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The Cy-Hope Disaster Recovery Network

The Cy-Hope Disaster Recovery Network in Houston has been established to provide long-term recovery assistance for those impacted by Hurricane Harvey, as well as lay the groundwork for an organized and rapid response to future disasters.
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Trinity UMC: A Church Determined to Bridge the Privilege Gap for Kids

The Reverend Jill Daniels, Associate Pastor of Trinity UMC Beaumont, can’t stop thinking about children in need.
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Playing Tag on the Church Lawn: Children’s Ministry Returns to Community of Love UMC

Community of Love UMC in Angleton, Texas has undertaken the challenge to build a children’s ministry from the ground up.
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Like a Kid at Christmas: Blind Worship Director Finally Has the Braille Resources He Needs

Committee on Disabilities and Heartspring Methodist Foundation worked together to provide Winterfield UMC’s blind Contemporary Worship Leader, Dominic Bray, with braille music resources.
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First UMC Sealy Spreads the Joy of Easter One Egg at a Time

Every year on Palm Sunday, the First United Methodist Church in Sealy, Texas hosts a community-wide Eggstravaganza Easter egg hunt. This year, the church took the popular outreach ministry to a whole new level.

Texas Recovers

Other News
Opportunities

Live Stream Event on the Way Forward

Join Bishop Scott Jones in a Q&A on the future of the United Methodist Church May 12.

Appointment Announcements

New appointments have been announced. See the latest list.

Making a Difference in Uganda

Pastor Ronnie Kaluya, founder of Uganda Counseling and Support Services, had a vision to improve the quality of life and spread God’s love to people in remote communities of Uganda.

Church Communication Contest

Final Call: Entries due April 17.

Beyond These Walls April 26-28

Keynotes include Bishop Scott Jones, Adam Weber, and Danielle Strickland invite you to join them as they share how your congregation can take the church outside the four walls.

Texas Annual Conference 2018

Conference is just around the corner. Make sure to pre-register for the event, child care, and any luncheons you want to attend. The Pre-Conference Journal is now also available.

 

April 15
Third Sunday Native American Worship

April 21
Health Justice Project Symposium at Windsor Village UMC

April 22-24
Pre-Conference Meetings

May 20
Women's Day Celebration at Mount Vernon UMC, Houston

May 28
FAML Breakfast

May 28
2018 Laity Luncheon

May 29
BMCR Luncheon

Various Dates
Lay Ministry Training


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