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Handmade "Compassion City"

A Friendswood UMC family built a small village to depict living conditions in other cultures.
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Meet Rachel Roark

College pastoral intern Rachel Roark has found God in different areas of her life – and in a different area of Texas this summer.
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Power of Storytelling

Workshop attendees share tips on making Biblical stories come to life.


Nicole Miller brings consistency to kids’ ministry at the United Methodist Temple by serving as Children’s Director and Day School Director.

Collegiate Connection

There’s an easy new way for churches to stay in touch with their college students and seamlessly connect them with Wesley Foundation leaders.

Authentic Worship

The nine volunteers on the Committee on Authentic Worship want to help churches facilitate meaningful worship experiences.

Breaking Poverty

In 2010 Lynn Brown, principal at McDougle Elementary School in Houston, approached Pastor Dan Slagle of Faithbridge UMC with a shocking need.

Bishop's Corner

Other News

2017 Journal Online

The latest edition of the TAC Journal is now available.

Disaster Ministries Alert

The remnants of Tropical Storm Harvey are reforming and entering the Bay of Campeche off the coast of Mexico.

Hearn Lecture Series

Following Jesus: Church or No Church? The shape of religion in American culture is changing rapidly for a variety of reasons. Yet, the gospel is unchanging, and Jesus Christ is the same “yesterday and today and forever. Presented by Bishop Scott Jones September 24 and 25.

Spirit Journey

Spirit Journey is a 3-day retreat adapted from a model developed by The Upper Room and its “Academy of Spiritual Formation” program. Open to lay and clergy of all denominations, for 2017, Spirit Journey will be held October 26-28 at Lakeview in Palestine, Texas.

Your Church Communication Plan

Do you have a communication plan for your church? This UMCOM resource can help you get started.

August 29
Prayer vigil for immigrant neighbors at Bering UMC

September 10-13
SCJ Mission Academy

September 16
Free health fair planning event at Houston, Trinity

September 17
Good Shepherd 25th Anniversary Celebration

September 18-19
Clergy Gathering

September 29
TCCSA Clergy Spouse Retreat

November 6-7
Clergy Women's Retreat

November 13-15
revitup! clergy 25-39

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