June 13, 2024

Renewed in the Spirit – 2024 Episcopal Address

In her Episcopal Address Sunday, Bishop Harvey expressed profound gratitude to the members of the Texas Annual Conference for dedication, faithfulness, and resilience over the past 16 months. “We are the Texas Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church – let us be a place that will see Christ in everything and everyone.” 

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Rev. Dr. Paul Chilcote

Dr. Chilcote focused on themes of spiritual renewal, healing, and unity within the United Methodist Church. “You and I are the shining lives of God's restored children and have a critical role to play in the unfolding of God's reign.”

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Laity Address

John Esquivel reflects on his eight-year tenure as Texas Annual Conference Lay Leader, expressing deep gratitude for the opportunity to serve. Esquivel emphasizes the importance of adopting a "new faith community mindset," urging churches to reassess their mission fields and adapt to current community needs.

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Rev. Dr. Michael Beck – Fresh Expressions

In his address to the Texas Annual Conference, Rev. Dr. Michael Beck highlights the approach of creating church in unconventional spaces to reach people who are disconnected from traditional church settings. He emphasizes the need for the church to be present in the everyday lives of people, meeting them where they are rather than expecting them to come to church buildings.

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Memorial Service

Rev. Deborah Hawboldt's message at this year's memorial service was focused on honoring the lives and legacies of departed saints who significantly impacted her life and ministry. It was a beautiful service and worth seeing if you missed it.

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Worship

Rewatch holy moments, inspiring worship, and powerful praise to God from each of the worship sessions during Annual Conference.

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Delegation Elected

During Annual Conference we elected 10 lay delegates and 1 clergy delegate to represent us at Jurisdictional conference.

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Thrive

Thrive invites churches to reimagine what it means to be vibrant and thriving communities of faith. Learn more about our new strategic focus from 2024 - 2028 as we embark on a new journey towards renewal and vitality within the Texas Annual Conference. 

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2024 Ordinands

Please join us in celebration for those following their call and taking the next step in their ministries. Pray for them as they go out and serve in the Texas Annual Conference and beyond!

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Appointment List

Bishop Cynthia Fierro Harvey announces 2024-2025 appointments for the Texas Annual Conference. 

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Awards

United Methodists in the Texas Annual Conference have been making a difference in the communities in which they serve. See those recognized this year during Annual Conference.

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View Photos From TAC 2024

NEWS

Churches in the News

United Methodist Churches are making headlines – leading the way through ministry, outreach and discipleship. Amazing stories about our local congregations in the Texas Annual Conference are popping up – and news publications around the country are spreading the word about UM churches. Read all about it.

TAC Returns to Hilton Americas-Houston

For the next two years, 2025 and 2026, The Texas Annual Conference will return to the Hilton Americas-Houston over Memorial Day Weekend.

We look forward to joining with you again for prayer, worship, and fellowship. Additional information will be forthcoming.

 

May 25-28, 2025 and May 24-27, 2026

Hilton Americas-Houston

1600 Lamar Street

Houston, Texas 77010

EVENTS

June 18, 2024

Retirement Celebration for Deborah Hawboldt


June 18, 2024

Local Church Insurance Webinar


June 22, 2024

Disaster Response Training


July 10-12, 2024

Jurisdictional Conference


August 14-7, 2024

The School of Congregational Development


August 23-24, 2024

TAC Laity Leadership Summit


September 21, 2024

Generación Alfa Christ Church Sugar Land


October 11-12 Spiritual Renewal Weekend


October 19, 2024

Lay Servant Ministries Basic Course



We are looking for interesting story ideas about your church, or how you are reaching new people in your community. 

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