Our Mission is to equip congregations to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world to the glory of God with a focus on cultivating growing congregations, investing in the young and transforming our leaders.

The Texas Annual Conference is one of the eleven annual (regional) conferences in the South Central Jurisdiction of the United Methodist Church.

We have hundreds of churches organized into 5 districts across East Texas. Chances are you grew up in the United Methodist Church or know many United Methodists. We have many vibrant, welcoming congregations and ministries that reach out to others to make a difference. Want to know more?

Stop by one of our churches in your area this week. You’ll be glad you did!

Meet Our Bishop

Cynthia Fierro Harvey serves as bishop of the Texas Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church, having been assigned there in November of 2022. The Texas Annual Conference is composed of 304 congregations and represents a region encompassing Galveston, Houston, College Station, Beaumont Texarkana, Longview, Tyler and towns in between. 



The Texas Annual Conference Center for Missional Excellence Missions Committee seeks to serve and support effective mission initiatives and projects to make disciples for Jesus Christ that indeed our world might be transformed.

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We Love all God’s Children

“We Love All God’s Children” is based on a vision -- that the Texas Annual Conference will be known for serving the under-resourced children who are all too often forgotten in our community.


The United Methodist Church

The mission of The United Methodist Church is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. Local churches and extension ministries of the Church provide the most significant arenas through which disciple-making occurs



The Texas Annual Conference is organized into 5 districts across East Texas.



The Communications department of the Texas Annual Conference exists to provide local churches with resources and to share interesting news stories internally and externally.