2018 Texas Annual Conference Ministry Awards

Date Posted: 6/7/2018

The Rev. Vickie Simons welcomed attendees to the Texas Annual Conference Awards Banquet. The invocation, provided by Bishop Scott Jones, was followed by the sponsor’s welcome provided by Ron Jeannette, CEO of Methodist Retirement Communities. The awards are as follows:
 
100% Apportionment Districts Awards
Presented by Mrs. Peggy Miller
 
East District- The Rev. Dr. Richard P. White, District Superintendent


West District- Don House, The Rev. Wanda J. Bess, District Superintendent 
 
 
MRC Award
Presented by Ron Jeannette, CEO

Williams Memorial, Texarkana- The Rev. Brad Morgan, Senior Pastor

Eric Anderson Award
Presented by the Rev. Ann Spears, FUMC Houston
 
Athens FUMC- the Rev. Jason Smith, Senior Pastor
 
 
One Matters Discipleship Award
Presented by Dr. Jacqui King, General Board of Discipleship
 
The Story, Houston - The Rev. Eric Huffman, Senior Pastor
Also pictured: Rev. Dr. Tom Pace, St. Luke's UMC and Rev. Giovanna Huffman.  
 
 
Global Ministries 2018 Advance Award
Presented by the Rev. Edgar Avitia
 
The Rev. Scott Moore, receiving on behalf of the Texas Annual Conference
 
 
Small Membership Church Award
Presented by the Rev. Cindy Doran
 
FUMC Somerville- Starlet Bell (DS The Rev. Wanda Bess and The Rev. Vickie Simons also pictured)  
 
 
Copeland Awards
Presented by the Rev. Vickie Simons
 
Under 100 Average Attendance Worship Service
Warren Chapel, Huntsville- the Rev. Jason Copes, Pastor, (DS The Rev. Kip Gilts and The Rev. Vickie Simons also pictured) 

 
101-200 Average Attendance Worship Service
Houston Covenant of Faith- The Rev. Luthur G. Walker, Pastor (DS The Rev. Andy Noel and The Rev. Vickie Simons also pictured) 
 
 
201-300 Average Attendance Worship Service
St. John’s Richmond- The Rev. Jeffrey Gantz, Pastor (DS Rev. Tony Vinson also pictured and The Rev. Vickie Simons also pictured) )
 
           
301-500 Average Attendance Worship Service
League City Bay Harbour- Dr. Paul Clines, Pastor (The Rev. Vickie Simons also pictured) 
 
 
501-1000 Average Attendance Worship Service
A&M College Station- The Rev. William Preston Greenwaldt, Pastor (The Rev. Vickie Simons also pictured) 
 
 
1001-2000 Average Attendance Worship Service
St. John’s Houston- The Revs. Rudy and Juanita Rasmus, Pastors (not pictured). Award accepted by Associate Pastor The Rev. Tiffany Tarrant-Chandler & husband Bernard Chandler. (DS The Rev. Andy Noel and The Rev. Vickie Simons also pictured) 
 
 
Over 2000 Average Attendance Worship Service
The Woodlands United Methodist Church- The Rev. Dr. Edmund Robb, III (not pictured) Award accepted by The Rev. Brent Parker.
(DS The Rev. Kip Gilts and The Rev. Vickie Simons also pictured)