This Week in Texas Methodist History

Date Posted: 12/3/2012

The General Conference of 1840 authorized the creation of the Texas Annual Conference. 


Its boundaries included all of the Republic of Texas save for the appointments in northeastern Texas served by preachers from the Arkansas Conference. 


Only four years later the 1844 General conference authorized the division of the Texas Conference into the Eastern and Western Texas Conferences...   

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