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“We Love All of God’s Children…"
According to John Wesley

John Wesley founded Methodism, preached the Gospel, and wrote extensively. He also served the poor, educated children, ministered to prisoners, and argued passionately for the abolition of slavery. As we celebrate John Wesley’s 315th birthday, let’s take a moment to reflect on his passion to serve.

Texas Recovers

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Meet Your Missionary- The Rev. Doug Childress

As a missionary with UMC Global Missions, Childress serves in one of the most challenging mission fields in the world. "According to the BBC, Estonia is the least religious country on earth," Childress said.
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Scott Gilpin: In Love With Hope

Saturday, September 21, 2013 Scott Gilpin stopped by the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya to run an errand. Instead, he bore witness to a terrorist attack that changed his life forever.
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Liberated by the U.M. ARMY

Wonda Corcoran had been unable to leave her home without assistance for two years. Until the U.M. ARMY showed up and changed everything.
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Parkway UMC Kids Fill Bookshelves
of Harvey Victims

The children of Parkway UMC recently donated more than $300.00 worth of books to children impacted by Hurricane Harvey.
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There's No Place Like Home

More than 60 former members of Bethany UMC Houston’s youth choirs returned home for a reunion, and to say "good-bye" to the church that shaped their lives.
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Let the Music Play: One Young Man's Incredible Gift

Colton Hill was born blind, but he was also born with an amazing gift for music. When Hurricane Harvey destroyed his family’s home, he was sure he would never touch his piano again. Disaster Ministries was determined Colton’s music would play on.

Texas Recovers

Other News
Opportunities

Texas Churches Awarded $1,050,000

Thanks to a $1,050,000 grant from the Rebuild Texas Fund, the Texas Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church will now be able to repair homes damaged by Hurricane Harvey in 13 underserved counties.

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, but participants may attend either session.

More than 200 Local Teens Help Restore Harvey Flooded Homes

Seventy middle school students prepared health kits for the homeless, while more than 130 high school student volunteers and 80 adults deploy to more than 20 homes that flooded in Hurricane Harvey.

Write to Reunite

Help reunite vulnerable, immigrant children with their parents by writing letters to your representatives.

Grant Applications for Local Churches

Discipleship Ministries – Applications for grants up to $10,000 to help local United Methodist churches build ministries that strengthen and support racial and ethnic church concerns are due on Sept. 1.

50 Ways to Welcome Your New Pastor

Churches can always find new ways to help new pastors make a positive transition.

July 2-14
Texas Youth Academy

July 15-25
Global Young People's Convocation

July 18-23
Laos Mission Week

August 3-4
Candidacy Summit

August 16
Fight Night for Couples at Tomball UMC

October 18-20
Spirit Journey

October 29-31
Clergy Benefits Academy

September 17-19
Clergy Gathering

November 9
The Big Event

November 12-14
Clergy Women's Retreat

November 12-14
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