#GivingTuesday is Tuesday, Dec. 2

Glen Lake Has a New Website! Check it Out!

Urging Compassion, Not Stigmatization in Ebola Crisis

Talking to Young People - How to Help Not Hurt

AC2014 Offering "Lights Up" Maua Methodist Hospital

#GivingTuesday is Tuesday, Dec. 2

Giving Tuesday is part of an international movement to extend the spirit of giving thanks into the Advent season by giving instead of getting, by supporting organizations that are transforming the world. On Dec. 2, each gift made online through The Advance will be matched up to $1 million.... read more »

Glen Lake Has a New Website! Check it Out!

Now celebrating its 75th anniversary in Glen Rose, Texas, Glen Lake Camp and Retreat Center has officially launched its new website!... read more »

Urging Compassion, Not Stigmatization in Ebola Crisis

Representatives of the COB and GBGM have sent a letter to the people of The United Methodist Church in response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa calling on United Methodists to "offer compassion to our sisters and brothers who are suffering, and support to those who walk with them."  ... read more »

Talking to Young People - How to Help Not Hurt

Remember the old saying “sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can never hurt me?” What a brave outlook on life. Too bad that it often doesn't prove true. Anyone who has survived puberty knows how powerful words can be. Poor word choices can impact a youth's life, even when the intent is to be helpful or humorous.... read more »

AC2014 Offering "Lights Up" Maua Methodist Hospital

This summer, the CTC mission team was privileged to visit the Maua Methodist Hospital (MMH) and dedicate the hospital bed and lights purchased, in part, by the 2014 Annual Conference offering. Rev. Katie Meek shares some reflections of this gift to MMH.  ... read more »

Calvin vs. Wesley - Bringing Belief in line with Practice

Learn more about and register your interest in attending Bishop Lowry's Brown Bag Book Study, which begins January 2015.

Multiply Your Impact on #GivingTuesday

Any gift to mission that you make on Tuesday, Dec. 2 via The Advance will be matched dollar for dollar.

ThanksLiving Offering 2014

Donations received during this special offering go to energize and equip local church ministries with persons experiencing food insecurity in their communities.  

2014 Central Texas Conference Journal

View and/or download the 2014 Central Texas Conference Journal, which is now available in pdf format.