BCBSIL Reportedly Not Hit in Recent Hack Attack

Annual Conference 2015 Moves to a Two-Day Format

YouTube Can Be Vital for Your Social Media Outreach

Changes Ahead for GBPHB Pension Investments

Next ERT Trainings Scheduled for March 7

BCBSIL Reportedly Not Hit in Recent Hack Attack

Participants in the CTC HealthFlex plan were not affected by the recent massive cyber attack on Anthem, Inc., the largest of the Blue Cross Blue Shield plan providers. As many as 80 million Anthem customers could be at risk following the attack.... read more »

Annual Conference 2015 Moves to a Two-Day Format

The Central Texas Annual Conference Planning Team has elected to pilot a compressed two-day format for the 2015 annual meeting of the conference instead of the traditional three-day session. AC2015 will begin with Opening Worship on Sunday, June 7 and is scheduled to adjourn at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 9.... read more »

YouTube Can Be Vital for Your Social Media Outreach

YouTube is not just any social media outlet. It's also the second most popular search engine on the planet behind Google. So, if your church wants to be found online, you need a YouTube account, a noteworthy channel and some optimization basics. Here are some basic tips on how to get that started.  ... read more »

Changes Ahead for GBPHB Pension Investments

The United Methodist Board of Pension and Health Benefits plans to exclude certain investments in thermal coal and companies that operate in countries with a pattern of human rights abuses. The key element for the board is - Are these investments sustainable?... read more »

Next ERT Trainings Scheduled for March 7

If you are called to serve as a member of the CTC Emergency Response Team, your next chance attend an ERT training or Recertification class is Saturday, March. 7 at Ovilla UMC. Visit the CTC Disaster Response page to register (there must be at least seven persons registered by Monday, March 2 for the class to make).  ... read more »

Energizing & Equipping the CTC Laity

Visit the CTC Laity page for resources designed to help develop leadership skills & identify service opportunities.

Calvin vs. Wesley Study Video Replays Available

Video replays & PPTs from weeks 1-4 are now available. Click to join the Feb. 12 session in person or via live webcast.

Lent 2015

Access studies, devotionals, reources & more designed to help you / your church prepare your hearts, minds & spirits for the coming joy of Easter!

How's Your Social Media Strategy?

Social Media can be a powerful tool in our mission to make disciples of Jesus Christ. Let's explore the possibilities.