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Money Matters: Why Tithe?

We sit down with the Rev. Melvin Amerson, Texas Methodist Foundation Senior Area Representative and Resource Specialist, to hear why tithing still matters to God and his church.

Texas Recovers

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From Sunday School Rooms to Bedrooms

Atascocita UMC has served 1,000 homeless and low-income families since 2008 through its partnership with Family Promise.
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Packed Pools and Empty Pews: How to Avoid the Summer Slump

Each summer, pastors face the specter of barren pews and empty coffers as their congregants’ ease into the slower pace of the season. New VCI Director, the Rev. Robert Besser, comes to the rescue with his top five tips to beat the Summer slump.
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A Sunday of Blessing

As part of Bishop Scott Jones’s, “We Love All God’s Children" Initiative, Sunday, August 12, 2018, churches throughout the Texas Conference will encourage and support community educators in “A Sunday of Blessing.”
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Texas Youth Academy Comes to Wiley College

Each year, the Texas Youth Academy, welcomes teens interested in deepening their faith to participate in a two-week theology camp. This year TYA was held on the campus of Wiley College for the first time.
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Making the World a Better Place One Child at a Time

As he reflects on his past three years as a big brother, McKenzie says it is one of the most rewarding, and at times, challenging experiences of his life.
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First UMC Center Spreads Hope with Prayer Crosses

During the Iraq War, nearly 5,000 American servicemen and women lost their lives. Thousands upon thousands more were wounded in combat. As the war stretched on for nine brutal years, America learned how to grieve together.

Texas Recovers

Other News

Ride with Tour de TAC

"We must begin reaching out to the community in creative ways." Sign up today to attend an event or participate in a ride.

Table Talks with Bishop Jones

Join with others in The Texas Annual Conference to learn more about the future of The United Methodist Church at “Table Talks with Bishop Scott Jones, conversations on The Way Forward.” Separate sessions will be held for clergy and laity in all nine districts from August 11-23, 2018.

Carpentry Skills Help Rebuild

Experience with past floods in the city gave Clearl Lake UMC member John Lem an idea of what to expect. As soon as they returned to Houston after Harvey, he went to work.

Hurricane Preparedness Resource Fair

Trinity UMC, Houston is hosting a hurricane preparedness resource fair Friday, August 10, 2018 from 10:00 am - 12 noon

August 3-4
Candidacy Summit

August 31 Deadline
Houston Methodist Lay Ministry Training

September 1 Deadline
Local church racial/ethnic ministry grants

September 17-18
Clergy Gathering

October 18-20
Spirit Journey

October 29-31
Clergy Benefits Academy

November 9
The Big Event

November 12-14
Clergy Women's Retreat

November 12-14

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