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Graces Big and Small:
The One-Year Harvey Anniversary

The Texas Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church marks the one-year Hurricane Harvey anniversary by looking back at the last year’s struggle and forward to a hopeful future.
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Grace and Redemption Mingle in Harvey’s Floodwaters

The Rev. Keith Tilley, pastor of Faith UMC Orange, has witnessed God’s grace and redemption in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.
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"A Pastor Doesn’t Leave
His People"

It has been often said that heroes don’t always wear capes, and it is true. Sometimes, they wear clerical collars.
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Discovering Purpose in the Flood

Private First Class Barrett Besser was training for deployment overseas when Harvey dumped five feet of water and mud into his family home near Beaumont, Texas. Besser’s harrowing journey home to help his family, and the people he met along the way, reaffirmed his call to serve his fellow Americans as a serviceman in the Army National Guard.
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Hurricane Harvey’s Lasting Mental Health
Impact on Children

The trauma children experienced during Hurricane Harvey may lead to lasting mental health struggles.
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St. Luke's Houston:
Paying it Forward

Hurricane Harvey’s destruction was heartbreaking, but St. Luke’s UMC has witnessed God’s blessings too.
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Lessons in Faith from Hurricane Harvey

Leroy and Lynn McCarley suffered devastating flooding from Hurricane Harvey only to discover the hurricane also strengthened their faith.

Texas Recovers

Other News

The Way Forward

Read the Commmission on the Way Forward's report and analysis of the three plans that will be presented as options at the special session of the General Conference in February 2019.

Church and Society Seeks Input on Social Principles 2020

The Social Principles revision has been underway for two quadrennia. Born out of a request from General Conference, the General Board of Church and Society has undertaken the global project, and looks forward to presenting a final draft to General Conference 2020 for consideration.

Houston Lay School of Theology

Perkins School of Theology Presents an interfaith event: Keeping Faith in a Multifaith Society. This is a day-long class offered by the Perkins Houston Lay School of Theology August 25, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

A&M UMC Organ Dedication Service

A&M United Methodist Church will be hosting a special organ dedication service for their new pipe organ Sunday, September 16 at 5:00pm in their sanctuary.

Sign up to Ride with Tour de TAC

Learn about how new faith communities reach out to our unchurched neighbors in creative ways.

SFA Seeks 2nd Campus Minister

The Wesley Foundation at Stephen F. Austin State University plans to add a second campus minister and is looking for elders, deacons, and provisional members who are interested in college ministry.

August 31 Deadline
Houston Methodist Lay Ministry Training

September 1 Deadline
Local church racial/ethnic ministry grants

September 17-18
Clergy Gathering

September 17-18
2018 Reunión de Pastores Hispanos

October 2-4
Retired Clergy and Spouses Retreat

October 13
McMahan Chapel Day

October 18-20
Spirit Journey

November 9
The Big Event

November 12-14

November 17
Small Membership Church Retreat

Multiple Dates
Lay Ministry Trainings

 The Texas Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church
5215 Main St., Houston TX 77002-9792 | Phone: 713-521-9383
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