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Easter Not About Eggs and Bunnies for These Texas Churches

A number of United Methodist Churches are ensuring that the reason of the Easter season does not get lost in the midst of egg hunts, colorful candy-filled baskets and bunny visits.

Texas Recovers

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Bikers & Tattoos: Sharing the Love of Jesus With Millions Across America

A unique journey started when an unusual biker patch caught the attention of the Rev. Jamie Lea and his wife Kandace. It read, “Black Sheep: Harley-Davidsons for Christ.”
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Small Town United Methodist Church Pastor Named Citizen of the Year

For Rev. David Cartwright, being recognized at the grocery store or on a downtown sidewalk is more important than the recognition he received last month, when the Wills Point Chamber of Commerce named him Citizen of the Year.
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Learning Begins with Love

For many years one United Methodist Church in Spring, Texas did not know how to connect with their community. Then they developed a strategy that began to pay off, which led them partnering with a large University to start a charter school.
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Extra Innings: 'Rac' Slider and the Amazing Grays

Rac Slider’s days playing and coaching professional baseball are over, but the lessons he learned still apply today. As he participates in the De Kalb First United Methodist Church’s Amazing Grays group for seniors, playing 42, dominoes and other games, he shares his time and wisdom with his friends and visitors.
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Church Begins Awaken Service: Reaching Former Inmates For Jesus

There are always new faces at Bryan FUMC’s contemporary service—about a third of its attendees come from a nearby halfway house for women transitioning from prison, and for many, those services are their first taste of freedom.
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Annual Conference 2019: A Future With Hope

The theme of the upcoming Texas Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church is “A Future with Hope.” As Bishop Scott J. Jones writes, “we must … remind ourselves that God is God and is still in charge. We belong to a pilgrim church that is not perfect.”

Other News
Opportunities

Christ Centered Evangelism Conference: Bishops and an All Star Roster

Sometimes it’s hard to remained focus on the main thing – even when staying true to your course is key.

Pre-Conference Meetings

Pre-conference meetings will be held in your district in April. Resolutions will be discussed.

TAC Meals, Meetings and Childcare

Be sure to register for childcare during annual conference and sign up for the meals and meetings you plan to attend. Also, clergy and laity profiles for elections during Annual Conference are now available under elections and delegate info. Be sure to make hotel reservations soon. txcumc.org/tac2019

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.

Register Now for Youth Academy

The 2019 Texas Youth Academy will be held on the campus of SMU. Texas Youth Academy is open to 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students, parents, youth directors, and pastors.

April 21
Easter Resources

April 23
Manos Juntas Informational Meeting

May 18
UMM Top Golf Outing

May 17-19
UMM Annual Conference

May 26-29
Texas Annual Conference

May 28
Fraud Prevention for Church Administrators

June 12-18
Local Pastor Licensing School

June 17-29
Texas Youth Academy

Multiple Dates
Lay Ministry Trainings

Multiple Dates
Youth Ministry Events and Information


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