The VISION of the West District is that churches in the district will become growing and vibrant places of ministry, living out the Great Commandment to love one another and the Great Commission to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

The MISSION of the West district is to provide an interactive network that facilitates the making and sustaining of Christian disciples for the transformation of the world through nurture, outreach and witness.

The STRATEGIC PLAN is that at least 25% of the churches in the West District will be transformed and known as Radically WelcomingIntentionally Witnessing, and  Passionately Worshipping congregations, with an Extravagant World-View for missions.

Featured Resources


The West District of the United Methodist Church wishes to share resources and information from the Texas Annual Conference grants page.  There are numerous resources available including the Texas Annual Conference Missions Endowment.

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Here you can find information about Salary Sheet, Safe Sanctuary, Report Day, Candidacy Information, Texas Annual Conference Forms.



West District News

Around the District

NEW APPOINTMENTS Welcome Rev. Curtis Matthis to the West District. Curtis has been appointed the Senior Pastor at Rockdale UMC effective 3/1/23.


Director of Family Discipleship Ministries,,,                                                  Lexington United Methodist Church in Lexington, Texas is seeking a called individual who would like to work with children, youth and families in the areas of Christian education, discipleship, mission, and outreach. This position is part time with varying hours. If you are interested, please contact:                  Lexington United Methodist Church office at (979) 773-2728 or 

Rev. Cecil McDowell – Leona Circuit: Tanyard UMC& Two Mile UMC is looking for a gently used computer. If you or someone you know would be interested in donating a gently used computer to the Leona Circuit, please contact Rev. Cecil McDowell – 254-733-9681.

If you have information on anniversaries, weddings, celebrations, birthdays etc. involving the clergy or churches of the West district feel free to send that information to the district at  to be included in the next newsletter....The deadline for articles to be in the newsletter is on the 10th of every month....Get the most current news from the West District by subscribing to our newsletter.  Our newsletter is sent on the 15th of every month.  We would love love to share your events in the newsletter.  If you want to submit something for the newsletter, please contact Maureen Shanks at  

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Campus Ministries

We have three vibrant and growing campus ministries in the West District.  


The Wesley Foundation at Prairie View A&M University

Rev. Dwayne Thompson, Wesley Foundation Director,  

Prarie View A & M University                             

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Texas A & M Wesley Foundation

Rev Katy Haislet, Campus Minister  -  Texas A & M Wesley Foundation



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