|The 2020 Texas Annual Conference is only one day away – starting at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 14. The Ordination and Commissioning Service is scheduled for 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 15 and will also be livestreamed on our website, www.txcumc.org.
Only elected delegates (clergy and lay) will be eligible to participate in the Zoom session on, which will include live conversation and voting. If you are a delegate and have not received your invitation for our first virtual Annual Conference, contact email@example.com.
Guests and observers are welcome to view the simulcast session our website.
This will be the first time a completely virtual event will be held online – designed to keep delegates and attendees healthy and safe during the coronavirus pandemic. The theme of the conference is “Turn your eyes upon Jesus.”
Helpful links for TAC 2020 are available at www.txcumc.org.
Everyone is looking at ministry in a different context and trying to find ways to maintain community. These resources can help.
TMF recently awarded $345,000 to 33 not-for-profits and churches providing assistance to people most brutalized by the economic, health, and education inequities exacerbated by the COVID pandemic, including several from the Texas Annual Conference.
Perkins School of Theology at SMU is distributing $155,000 to United Methodist Annual Conferences and other ministry partners during the COVID-19 pandemic, thanks to an emergency grant from The Henry Luce Foundation.
The Texas Annual Conference is hosting a free three-part webinar series, “Whiteness 101: Equipping Pastors to Work for Racial Justice,” to provide the perspectives and skills needed for white clergy to build their racial stamina and lead their congregations.
Feeling a call to ministry? The Texas Annual Conference has developed a video series, delving into the unique, personal stories of those called into ministry.
Looking for a way to worship without leaving the house? A number of churches in the Texas Annual Conference are posting sermons online.
You don’t have to miss a service if you’re out of town or if you prefer to stay at home. Viewers can also enjoy multiple preaching styles and even virtually “attend” different churches. There’s a lot going on Sundays in the TAC that you won’t want to miss.
Sermons are often available to livestream on Sunday – and several congregations also record services for on-demand viewing. Check them out at: https://www.txcumc.org/sermons.
We would like to include your church in this list. Please let us know if you are posting a resource online by sending a link to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
United Methodist Churches are making headlines – leading the way through ministry, outreach and discipleship. Amazing stories about our local congregations in the Texas Annual Conference are popping up – and news publications around the country are spreading the word about UM churches. Read all about it.
2020 Session of the Texas Annual Conference
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