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"Don't Kick the Dog"
How to End Christmas Conflict at Last

Holiday gatherings can be stressful. Marilyn Wadkins, Executive Coach with TEAM Ministries, offers simple tips to avoid Christmas conflict.
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The Mission Field Outside Our Doors: We Love All God’s Children

The Core Leadership Team recently held training for church leaders concerning how they can best get involved in We Love All God’s Children.
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No One Battles Cancer Alone

Support is the key ingredient in the cancer ministry that Christ UMC Sugarland is restarting for patients and caregivers.
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The Future is Bright When We Invest in Young Leaders

Marquis Hobbs, recipient of this year’s Excellence in Clergy Leadership Scholarship, discusses what the scholarship has meant to his life and his hopes for future ministry.
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Empowering the Next Generation While Healing the Wounds of the Past

FUMC Marshall has begun an exciting internship program to create a pathway to ministry for exceptional students from Wiley College.
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Beyond Sunday Morning: Winterfield UMC Puts Community First

Winterfield UMC is rejuvenating their approach to missions with a fresh commitment to share the love of Christ with the city of Longview.
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Face to Face and Heart to Heart in the Worst of Times

District Superintendent Rev. Marlin Fenn challenged churches in his district to help pay the apportionments of the churches devastated by Hurricane Harvey. Murchinson UMC answered the call.

Bishop's Corner

Texas Recovers

Other News
Opportunities

Get Spiritually Fit in 2018

The Texas Annual Conference and GBHEM are offering two Resiliency Workshops for Clergy, Lay Ministers, and staff. Featuring guest presenter Chaplain and Retired Brigadier General Ray Bailey.

College Pastoral Internship Program

We are now accepting applications for the 2018 College Pastoral Internship Program!

Amendment to Apportionment Formula

The application deadline is March 31, 2018.

2018 Program Calendars

Wall calendars, desk blotters, pocket calendars and classic book style versions are available.

A Season of Gratitude

Interpreter Magazine's final issue is focused on gratitiude.

January 15
BMCR Annual MLK Jr. Brunch

Various Dates
Lay Ministry Training

February 17
Trinity UMC to Host Collaborative Health Fair

February 19-21
Deacon's Retreat, at Camp Allen

April 10
Extension Minister Breakfast Meeting

May 18
UMW Assembly Registration now open


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