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The Main Thing

The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing. In difficult times, it is crucial to remember our most important values, purposes and activities and to live into them more fully. Reducing anxiety and recovering our purpose is the best way forward.

Texas Recovers

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Growing Small: It's a Wesleyan Tradition

Hispanic Ministries equips pastors and lay leaders to build strong churches through the establishment of vibrant “small groups.”
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Making the World a Better Place

John Esquivel Receives 2019 Woodrow B. Seals Laity Award.
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Pitching a Tent for the Perfect Preschool

With a community-wide reputation for excellence, the FUMC Nacogdoches preschool is experiencing an unusual phenomenon: Parents have begun camping out on the sidewalk for the chance to enroll their children in the program.
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Mighty Methodists: Lexington UMC Children’s Outreach is 20 Years Strong

For the past 20 years, Lexington UMC has partnered with their local school district to provide nurturing afterschool programing for K-12 students each Wednesday evening.
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Brown Bagging it for Lent

Churches throughout the Texas Annual Conference celebrate Lenten traditions.
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Considering a Contemporary Service? First UMC, Bullard Offers Seven Helpful Tips

After months of prayer and planning, First UMC, Bullard launched its new contemporary worship service, “encounter,” on January 20, 2019. The Rev. David Brasher shares the lessons his church learned through the process.

Other News
Opportunities

Church Security Seminar

The Texas Annual Conference Center for Connectional Resources will be offering a security seminar April 27, 2019 for clergy and lay leadership.

Third Sunday Native American Worship

Rev. Don White, retired United Methodist Pastor, will be speaking March 17th.

Certification in Spiritual Direction

The Office of External Programs at Perkins School of Theology is currently accepting new applications for the Certification in Spiritual Direction program. 

Lakeview Summer Camp 2019

The theme is "Under Pressure" and the verse comes from Romans 12:2 "Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind.

Resources for Lent and Easter

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

Church Photos Needed

The Worship Team for Annual Conference 2019 needs your help. We would like to gather as many photos of our churches as we can to represent the beauty of all our churches across the conference.

March 28-30
Perkins Theological School for Laity

April 21
Easter Resources

May 18
UMM Top Golf Outing

May 26-29
Texas Annual Conference

June 17-29
Texas Youth Academy

Multiple Dates
Lay Ministry Trainings

Multiple Dates
Youth Ministry Events and Information


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