March 22, 2023

Church relaunch triples membership

The contemporary worship service NewSong has relaunched at FUMC Pearland- with renewed purpose. Members from disaffiliated churches are now becoming regulars, alongside other new faces.

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Laughter, giggles and memories with new Secret Bunny class

Investing in the Young

Secret Bunnies are hopping into action at Lakeside UMC, located south of Atascocita. Fourth and fifth graders in BL45T gather by nightfall, don bunny masks and hide eggs in the yards of neighbors and friends.

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First African American Woman to serve TAC as Assistant to the Bishop

Transforming Lay & Clergy Leaders

Rev. Romonica Malone-Wardley was raised in a denomination that did not allow women as clergy. “I did not realize that was an option for me,” she said.

Now, she looks back on her life and sees God’s hand guiding her to a place where she never could have imagined. 

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UMC nonprofit sees tidal wave of unhoused youth cases

Investing in the Young

When 19-year old Shawn Davies was kicked out of foster care last fall, he had nowhere to turn. Determined to still make it to school, he camped outside, often at the park near campus. “When I asked my family for help, they weren’t around,” he said.

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Citywide Easter celebration moves Edom Texas into the spotlight

Growing Vibrant Churches

The small town of Edom is preparing to celebrate Easter in a big way. Edom UMC is banding together with the nearby Baptist church and Fire Department to host a festival in the city park, inviting all families in the community to join in the fun.

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Bishop Harvey Announces New District Alignment

Bishop Cynthia Fierro Harvey announced on March 1, the appointment of five District Superintendents to the nine districts of the Texas Annual Conference, effective July 1.

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.

Online Services

You don’t have to miss a service if you’re out of town or if you prefer to stay at home. Viewers can also enjoy multiple preaching styles and even virtually “attend” different churches. There’s a lot going on Sundays in the TAC that you won’t want to miss. 

We would like to include your church in this list. Please let us know if you are posting a resource online by sending a link to: 

[email protected].


March 26, 2023

Applications for TYA are due by Sunday, March 26

April 30, May 1 and May 2, 2023

Pre-Conference Meetings from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on April 30, May 1 and May 2

May 28 to May 31, 2023

Texas Annual Conference Session

June 19 to July 1, 2023

Texas Youth Academy

July 27 to 28, 2023

Summer Candidacy Summit

September 25 to 27, 2023

2023 Clergy Gathering (Palestine, Texas)

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

Contact Us

Texas Annual Conference of the

United Methodist Church

5215 Main Street

Houston, TX 77002


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