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TAC Welcomes Bishop Scott Jones

featureimage1Bishop Scott Jones' ministry path has taken him from his Tennessee roots to become a Texas "transplant" once again as the incoming Texas Annual Conference Bishop this September.

VIDEO: Bishop Huie Introduces Bishop Jones

VIDEO: Greeting from Bishop Jones and wife Mary Lou


Panelists to Provide Insight on Helping the Grieving

featureimage1Clergy and other caregivers have an opportunity to learn from a licensed professional counselor, psychiatrist, funeral home director, hospice chaplain and a child life specialist at an upcoming event centered on handling grief.


Lay Servant Training Offered in August

featureimage1Plan now to attend the Lay Servant Training Basic Course August 27 at Cypress Trails UMC in Spring.more

New Outreach Initiative Ministers to At-Risk Children
featureimage1New Spark Kids Club provides structure, biblical insight and fun for kids of all ages and backgrounds at First United Methodist Church, Crockett.more
Highlights from Texas Youth Academy 2016
featureimage1This highly experiential leadership conference provides the backdrop for a select group of high school students to discern and discover spiritual truths every summer.
Blessed are the…Couch Surfers?
featureimage1Growth, innovation – and a surfing ministry -- has followed since Central UMC Galveston relaunched with the mission mantra of “church different.”
The Power of Connection: Making Spiritual Ministry out of Social Networking

featureimage1By taking the lead to integrate strategic “connections” within a local geographic boundary, Cheatham Memorial UMC is living out the call to serve in 1 Peter 4.

July 28, 2016
South Central Jurisdiction News
Ruben Saenz, Jimmy Nunn and Robert Farr were elected as bishops at Jurisdictional Conference.
August 31-Sept. 3
World Methodist Conference
September 6-8
September 11-14
SCJ Mission Academy
September 26-27
The Gathering
October 2016
Bonhoeffer Tours
October 18-20
New Church Leadership Institute
League City Groundbreaking
League City United Methodist Church broke ground on July 17 on their new campus.
Global UM Clergy Women Gathering
Prior to World Methodist Conference at Hilton Americas, Houston Learn more
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Wiley College to Offer Inmate Degrees
as part of federal pilot program.
Learning over Lunch Event (LOL)
Dr. Jim Bankston will be presenting 'A Pastor's Role in Developing and Leading a Culture of Legacy Giving’.
Free Books
Bishop Huie is giving away books from her personal collection.
An Energizing Event for Young Clergy' and their spouses sponsored by the General Board of Pensions in November.
Joseph Yoo Blog: Pastors and Egos
I struggle with ego and pride. And God has a way of reminding me of humility.
National UM News
UM News Service

Declaratory Ruling Requested in Election of Karen Oliveto as Bishop

The South Central Jurisdiction of the United Methodist Church has requested a declaratory ruling on the election of Karen Oliveto as a bishop in the Western Jurisdiction.
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