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Architecture Matters: Old, New,
and Everything In-Between

From the earliest days of the church, Christians have thoughtfully constructed sacred spaces. When it comes to worship, architecture matters.

Texas Recovers

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Table Talks With Bishop Scott Jones

Some 2,581 clergy and laity gathered last month across the Texas Annual Conference for Table Talks with Bishop Jones, Conversations on The Way Forward.
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What Keeps Your Congregation Coming Back?

What has the greatest power to not only draw people, particularly millennials, to your church but also keep them coming back Sunday after Sunday?

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Planting Seeds of Faith In South Korea

Since 2014, First Korean UMC Houston has faithfully empowered Christian youth from South Korea to begin the next chapter of their lives.
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Wesley Foundation Helps Students Choose Life

Last January, the Rev. Greg Oberg, Sam Houston University Wesley Foundation pastor, had a graduating senior stop by his office in search of some advice. To whom should she give her cats so that they would not starve when she committed suicide?

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Knowledge is Power: Abundant Life UMC Lufkin

In 2014, Abundant Life UMC Lufkin targeted literacy to make a difference in the lives of children. Four years later, they have fine-tuned their approach.
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Filling Empty Stomachs and Wounded Souls

More than ten years ago, Tomball UMC began a backpack feeding ministry to hungry children in their community. Since then, their Hunger Ministry has expanded dramatically.

Texas Recovers

Other News

Pray for those in the Path of the Storms

TAC Disaster Ministries is closely monitoring several storms that have the potential to develop and make landfall on the Texas Coast. We also don't want to forget our sisters and brothers in the Carolinas and other locations along the Eastern Seaboard as Hurricane Florence moves toward land.

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.

After Harvey, Crowdsource Rescue Reunites Heroes with Families they Helped

A website launched during Harvey is still helping rescue people all around the world.

The Church and Addiction: Important Conversations for Faith Leaders

Thursday, September 20, at 7 pm. Rev. Dr. Matthew Russell will present at the Council on Recovery in Houston.

Friends of Maua Hospital Conference November in Houston

Experience with past floods in the city gave Clearl Lake UMC member John Lem an idea of what to expect. As soon as they returned to Houston after Harvey, he went to work.

Just Worship - Perkins Fall Convocation

Set for Nov. 12-13, the annual continuing education event will explore worship through the lenses of social justice and reconciliation with internationally acclaimed author, theologian and pastor Brian McLaren and Chicago-based preacher, liturgist and activist Sandra Maria Van Opstal.

September 16
A&M UMC Organ Dedication Service

September 17-18
Clergy Gathering

September 17-18
2018 ReuniĆ³n de Pastores Hispanos

Sept. 23- Oct. 14
Heart and Mind Listening Sessions

October 2-4
Retired Clergy and Spouses Retreat

October 13
McMahan Chapel Day

October 18-20
Spirit Journey

November 9
The Big Event

November 12-14

November 12-14
Clergy Women's Retreat

November 17
Small Membership Church Retreat

Multiple Dates
Lay Ministry Trainings

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