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Welcome to a Church Where the Bread is Fresh, the Coffee's Hot… and the Waves are Epic

Through a commitment to grace, hospitality, and creativity, Central UMC, Galveston invites Galvestonians from all walks of life to “Come as you are.”
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Praying Our Way Forward: Seeking God's Face in Uncharted Territory

The Texas Annual Conference will devote the week of February 25- March 3 to “Pray Our Way Forward.”
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Sharing God's Love with Food from the Heart

Shepherd of the Heart shares God’s love with the children in their community by ensuring they never go to bed hungry.
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UMCOR School Kits Help Children Find a New Normal After Harvey

When the student body of Barbara Jordan Elementary in Richmond, Texas suffered devastating losses during Hurricane Harvey, Rev. Scott Moore sent 500 UMCOR School Kits to the rescue.
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Denzel Washington Renews $1 Million Gift to Wiley College to Fund Debate Program

Two-time Academy award winner Denzel Washington was recognized at Wiley College in Marshall, Texas, for his contributions toward raising awareness around the world about the value of debate education.
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Warm Bread and Good Conversation - A Recipe for Simple Church

The TAC sent LyAnna Johnson to New England to plant the second branch of Simple Church seven months ago. We caught up with her by phone for an interview to see how things are progressing.
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VCI: Athens UMC Finds a New Vision and a Path to the Future

After years of dramatically declining membership, 166-year-old Athens First UMC has found new life through the Vibrant Church Initiative.

Texas Recovers

Other News

Stronger Together

The boards of Heartspring Methodist Foundation and Texas Methodist Foundation (TMF) have voted unanimously to join forces. Join us for a March 14th live stream featuring Bishop Jones to learn more.

Extravagant Generosity

551 Churches paid 100% apportionments in 2017.

Easter and Lent Resources

Eastertide is the most joyous and celebrative season of the Christian year.

Annual Conference 2018

RSVP for meals and meetings you plan to attend, and make sure to make your hotel reservations soon.

Communication Contest Call for Entries

We want your communication ideas for our annual best ideas in communication contest.

Share Your Stories

Is your church planning something special for either Easter or Women’s History Month? We would love to hear about it! Email Interim Editor, Sherri Gragg at editorcc@txcumc.org


February 26-28
Elder's Retret at Lakeview

March 2-4
Celebration Women's National Conference

March 3
Worship Planner and Worship Leader Workshop

March 11
UMCOR Sunday

March 14-17
BMCR 51st General Meeting

March 15
Don’t Be Afraid with Pastor Adam Hamilton

March 17
Trinity UMC Jazz Scholarship Soiree

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