The Center for Leadership Formation supports the Texas Annual Conference local congregations, District Leadership Teams and District Superintendents as they partner together to build strong United Methodist congregations across the conference. Through building strong connectional relationships, the Center for Leadership Formation offers lay and clergy specialists to design and implement contextually appropriate missions and ministries for the success of clergy and congregations. As always, the District Superintendents of our conference are ready to offer their help and support to our pastors and congregations in any way they can. Please don’t hesitate to contact their office to utilize them as a resource.


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Ministry Specialist Initiative

The Texas Annual Conference is devoted to helping congregations step into the future and rise to meet God’s calling. The new Ministry Specialist Initiative (MSI) reflects that commitment, empowering churches with experts and the tools needed for success.

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New Faith Communities

What is a New Faith Community (NFC)? The truth is it can be any number of things. It can be a new congregation started in a rapidly growing area, or a gathering of people meeting in all kinds of places except a church!

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Racial & Ethnic Ministry

As we considered the creation of the Racial and Ethnic Ministries Team and finding people to serve on it, it was important that we carefully consider its role and purpose.

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Transitional Intentional Interim Ministry

Transitional Intentional Interim Ministers are experienced clergy trained for specialized ministry and appointed for a specified period of time.

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