UMW 'celebrates' commitment to missions
a joyful celebration of mission programs around the world, North Texas
Conference United Methodist Women (NTC UMW) held their 27th annual meeting
at Wesley United Methodist Church in Greenville, Texas. Under the theme, "Jubilee:
A Celebration of New Beginning" 255 women representing six
districts reaffirmed their commitment to support global ministries within
In her address to UMW, president Lu Hester
of Garland, said the year 2000 has "indeed been a year of
celebration." However, "now is the time to be making goals for
The hot button that shows updated information on this site.
Current listings for
Conference staff, E-mail
clergy, E-mail laity and
Updates and opportunities
for urban mission that builds bridges between the city and suburbs
June 4-7, Plano Centre
Commentary by Bishop William B. Oden.
1999-2000 Conference calendar of mission and ministry.
Helping equip local
churches in their ministries with children and providing information
Web site ideas, free Web space, media contacts, news releases
Star of hope that offers child development, after school and
summer enrichment programs in a faith based environment.
Timely reports of U.S. disaster
response and news of volunteer opportunities
- District Sites
Six district web sites:
Springs, Sherman-McKinney, Wichita Falls
A new history book
of the North Texas Conference, 1960-2000
Lists persons seeking church employment and churches seeking
Links to churches on-line, Conference personnel directory, UM
agencies and the world.
Invites local churches to make disciples for Jesus Christ: Bring A Friend Sunday 1994-2000,
Home for Christmas, Nurture a Disciple 1997-2000,
Discovery Sunday 1999-2000,
and Great Days of Service
Lists current North Texas Annual Conference pastoral appointments.
Links to additional photos
Connects college students with children of urban communities
On-line versions of North Texas United
Methodist Reporter, CONNECTION,
My Church, Men
In Mission, Tips for Reaching People,
Volunteers in Mission NEWS, Kindling
the Flame, Zingers!, and
Annual Conference publications
Overview of the mission and ministry of United Methodist Men,
United Methodist Women, and Board of Laity.
Catalogs the 1,500 Conference Resource Center videos available
for loan to conference churches, free of charge.
North Texas Annual Conference comprehensive plan to: (1) start 100 new congregations by the year
2020, (2) provide strong, inclusive faith-based communities in
urban areas, and (3) make significant improvements at Texoma
Retreat Center, and Bridgeport Camp and Conference Center.
Calendar, information and newsletter on VIM projects at home
and around the world.
and the Arts
Worship tips, education information, training event dates and
suggestion for use of the arts.
Resources for youth ministry, calendar of events, helpful links,
and encouragement for those involved in the God-ward growth of