Enable HTML in your e-mail program and download images if prompted.Manage Subscription
Is this email not displaying correctly?
View it in your browser.
Enable HTML to see images

instagram twitter facebook October 11, 2018Enable HTML to see images

Technology in Worship - Friend or Foe?

The Rev. Kate Walker, Deer Park UMC, is searching for ways to make church more interactive and technology is paving the way.

Texas Recovers

Enable HTML to see images

Discipleship Pathways

Making disciples has been a part of the UMC since the days of John and Charles Wesley. In fact, it is even in the TAC mission statement: to equip congregations to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world to the glory of God.
Enable HTML to see images

Paying it Back and Paying it Forward: The Kindness of Flood Buckets

When hurricane Harvey hit, the Rev. Alicia Coltzer Besser learned the power of flood buckets. A year later, she mobilized her district to send buckets to communities impacted by hurricane Florence.
Enable HTML to see images

St. Andrews Mt. Pleasant Embraces Change

What do you do when you realize the church you are becoming will no longer look like the church you have always been?
Enable HTML to see images

When is a Pumpkin Patch
More than a Pumpkin Patch?

This year, Lane’s Chapel hopes to sell as many as 6,000 pumpkins, but their pumpkin patch is so much more than just fun and games.
Enable HTML to see images

First Filipino American UMC:
You Are Welcome Here

First Filipino American continues to practice "radical welcoming" after 34 years of ministry.
Enable HTML to see images

African American Churches Come Together for ABIDE

As the Rev. Anne Fields looks out over her congregation at North Avenue UMC, Pittsburg, she is struck by a disturbing change. Pews which were once filled with grandparents, parents, and children all dressed in their Sunday best are emptier than they once were.

Texas Recovers

Other News
Opportunities

Church Security Seminar

Church Security Best Practices “How to Assess, Implement, & Develop A Church Safety Ministry” October 27, 2018.

Being a Calm Presence in Anxious Times

As pastors, we come into contact with anxious people on a day-to-day basis. This workshop will equip pastors to recognize anxiety disrupt anxious responses so that they can lead congregations faithfully and effectively..

Listening Sessions Scheduled for Fall

Heart and Mind listening sessions give Texas Annual Conference delegates to the February, 2019 special session of General Conference the opportunity to hear from a wide range of voices concerning The Way Forward.

Intentional Interim Training Seminar

Intentional Interim Ministry training is a three-phase event led by two experienced trainers for up to twenty participants. Phase I begins with a four-day gathering Oct. 22-25

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

October 12
Trinity Men’s Month College Concert Night

October 13
McMahan Chapel Day

October 18-20
Spirit Journey

October 20
Herencia Festival for National Hispanic Heritage Month

November 9-10
Friends of Maua Hospital Conference November in Houston

November 9
The Big Event

November 12-13
Just Worship - Perkins Fall Convocation

November 12-14
Clergy Women's Retreat

November 17
Lon Morris Remembered

November 17
Small Membership Church Retreat

Multiple Dates
Lay Ministry Trainings


 The Texas Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church
5215 Main St., Houston TX 77002-9792 | Phone: 713-521-9383
Copyright 2018, All rights reserved.