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11/6/2018
Condolences:
Please remember the following Texas Conference families in their time of bereavement:

Rev. Emilio E. Müller (Retired, Cal-Pac Conference), father of Rev. Sheila Castellano (Chaplain, The Crossings Methodist Retirement Community, League City), died Sunday, November 5. Memorial Service pending in Tampa, Florida.

11/1/2018
Condolences:
Please remember the following Texas Conference families in their time of bereavement:
 
Effygene Bull, surviving spouse of Rev. Bill Bull, died Sunday, October 28.  Memorial Service: Saturday, November 10, 11 a.m., St. Luke’s UMC, Sanctuary, 3471 Westheimer Rd., 77027.
 
Clara T. Hayes, surviving spouse of Rev. Charles K. Hayes, died Monday, October 29. Viewing: 10 a.m.; Homegoing: 11 a.m.; Both: Saturday, November 10; Riverside UMC, 4920 Cullen Blvd., Houston, 77004.
 
Mary Lou Arnold, mother of Rev. Laurie Purcell (Associate, Strawbridge UMC, Kingwood), died Monday, October 29. Memorial Service in Colorado.
 
Births:
 
Ethan James Duncan, son of Julie and Rev. Wesley Duncan (Associate, First UMC, Humble), was born Monday, October 29.

10/29/2018

Prayer Requests:
Please pray for healing for the following Texas Conference families: 

Rev. Wesley Welborn (Retired)

Carl Foger, husband of Rev. Frances Foger (Durkee UMC)


10/25/2018
Condolences:
Please remember the following Texas Conference families in their time of bereavement:

Eva Langham, (Secretary, Glenwood UMC, Tyler) died Tuesday, October 2. Memorial Service: Saturday, October 27, 1 p.m., Pollard UMC, Tyler.  
 
Rev. Lon A. Speer (Retired) died Sunday, October 14. His Memorial Service was Sunday, October 21 at First UMC, Missouri City.
 
Barbara Jean Watson, mother of Dr. Vastine Watson, Jr. (Norris Chapel UMC), died Tuesday, October 23. Visitation: 10 a.m.; Funeral: 11 a.m.; Both on Tuesday, October 30; Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church, 3826 Wheeler Avenue, Houston 77004.
 
Births:
 
Kathryn Valentine Sanchez, daughter of Lindsay and Rev. Silverio T. Sanchez (Associate, First UMC, Beaumont), was born Wednesday October 17.
 
Taylor Teresa Ndifreke Johnson, daughter of Sarah and Rev. David Johnson (Associate, Trinity UMC, Beaumont), was born Monday, October 22.

10/22/2018
Condolences:
Please remember the following Texas Conference families in their time of bereavement:

Shane Moore, grandson of Kathy and Rev. Jack Womack (Hope Community UMC), died Saturday, October 13. Memorial Service: Saturday, October 27, 11 a.m., Hope Community UMC, 2838 Lily St., Pasadena, 77503; 281-487-0610.
 
Jacqueline Murray Gainous, niece of Rev. Minnie Baxter (Retired); and cousin of Rev. Andrew E. Stewart, III (Thomas Chapel UMC, Willis), died Thursday, October 18. Visitation: 10 a.m.; Funeral: 11 a.m.; Saturday, October 27; Both at St. James UMC, 1217 Wilson St., Houston.

10/18/2018

Condolences:
Please remember the following Texas Conference families in their time of bereavement:

Robbie Lee Neff, widow of Rev. Dr. James T. Neff, Sr.; and mother of Rev. Dr. Jerry Neff (Moody Memorial First UMC, Galveston), died Tuesday, October 16. Funeral: Saturday, October 20, 10 a.m., First UMC, Leesville, Louisiana. 

Shane Moore, grandson of Kathy Womack, died this week. Arrangements pending.


10/1/2018
Prayer Requests:
Please pray for healing for the following Texas Conference families: 
 
Billy Wayne Flanagan (Conference Delegate, St. Andrew UMC, Mt. Pleasant, North District)