Texas Bishops Urge Compassion, Prayer for Border Crisis

Bishop Lowry's Interview with MinistryMatters is Online

A Christian Response(s) to the Border Crisis

UMC Responds to Ebola Outbreak in West Africa

Donations Needed for UMC Response to Border Crisis

Texas Bishops Urge Compassion, Prayer for Border Crisis

The five Texas bishops have issued a letter to all Texas Methodists in response to the humanitarian crisis on the border. All members of the CTC are invited to share the letter (available in English & Spanish) and engage in holy conferencing about our Christian response to this crisis with your church and community.  ... read more »

Bishop Lowry's Interview with MinistryMatters is Online

MinstryMatters recently spoke with Bishop Lowry about some of the "headline" issues facing the United Methodist Church today, how the church can constructively move forward in the face of these such emotional topics and his contributions to the new book Finding Our Way: Love and Law in the United Methodist Church.... read more »

A Christian Response(s) to the Border Crisis

Photos and video from the ongoing border crisis in Texas and along the U.S.-Mexico border are vivid and powerful. How should Christians respond to this crisis? Bishop Lowry suggests that there isn’t a singular Christian response. Rather multiple Christian responses based on biblical and ethical principles should be considered.  ... read more »

UMC Responds to Ebola Outbreak in West Africa

The UMC has launched an emergency response to curb an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in three West African countries. The ongoing Ebola outbreak is putting strains on the local medical systems with at least 600 reported cases and 390 deaths. The church effort involves treatment, prevention and public education.  ... read more »

Donations Needed for UMC Response to Border Crisis

The Southwest Texas and Rio Grande conferences need help to meet the “urgent needs of the rising flow of refugees crossing into the U.S. from Mexico.” The Center for Mission Support has learned of an urgent need for trash bags, shoes (children’s and women’s), toiletries, diapers and wipes, children’s blankets and much more. ... read more »

Post AC2014 Content Coming Soon

Presentations, videos and more from Annual Conference 2014 will be posted on the AC2014 landing page as it is available.

How to Plan a Year Round Missions Calendar

Pastors and/or Mission Leaders are encouraged to attend one of five sessions on planning an entire year of missions for your church.

Clergy Time Apart Registration

CTC Clergy is invited to register for the 2014 Clergy Time Apart featuring a Creative Worship session with Jason Moore of Midnight Oil Productions.

West is Open for Rebuilding!

West, Texas is ready for skilled Volunteer in Missions Teams to register and begin the rebuilding process.