Submissions should be made to garciar@methodists.net.


9/25/2019
Births:
Jace Wesley Smallwood, son of Theran and Rev. Clay Smallwood (Associate, Lakewood UMC, Houston) was born Wednesday, September 4.
 
Rylie Grace McMann, daughter of  Lauren and Rev. John Wayne McMann (Associate, Kingwood UMC) was born Monday, September 16.
 
Jude Phoenix and Jaxx Apollo Osteen, twin grandsons of Dave and Rev. Bonnie Osteen (Intentional Interim Ministry Director), were born Tuesday, September 24. They weighed 3 lbs., 3 oz.; and 3 lbs., 7 oz. respectively.

9/23/2019
Condolences:
Please remember the following Texas Conference families in their time of bereavement:

Donna West, 62, Lay Delegate, Jurisdictional Conference; UMW President, Southeast District; Former UMW President, Kirbyville UMC; and mother of Rev. Benjamin West (SFA Wesley Foundation, Nacogdoches), died Saturday, September 21. Visitation: Monday, September 23, 5-8 p.m., Stringer Funeral Home, 111 South Margaret Ave., Kirbyville; Funeral: Tuesday, September 24, 10 a.m., Call Junction Baptist Church, 23701 US-96, Kirbyville, 75956.
 
Birth:
Jameson Otto West, son of Rebecca and Rev. Benjamin West (SFA Wesley Foundation, Nacogdoches), was born Tuesday, September 10. He was 7 lbs., 6 oz.; and 20 1/8 inches long.

9/16/2019
Condolences:
Please remember the following Texas Conference families in their time of bereavement:

Florence Holcomb, 88, wife of Rev. Tom Holcomb (Retired), died Friday, September 13. A memorial service is planned for a later date in Huntsville.
 
Birth:
 
Samuel Ryan Stratton, son of Revs. Amanda and Ryan Stratton (First UMC, Red Lick), was born Friday, August 30. He weighed 6 lbs., 7 oz.

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)