This Week in Texas Methodist History

Date Posted: 1/6/2011

Texas Conference and East Texas Conference Meet at San Augustine January 8, 1845.

The 1844 General Conference of the MEC authorized dividing the Texas Conference at the Trinity River. The two new conferences would be known as the Western Texas and Eastern Texas Conferences until 1846 when the MECS renamed them the Texas and East Texas Conferences.

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