Events & Training

Creating New Faith Communities - October 28

9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at FUMC Burleson, 590 NE McAlister Rd, Burleson, Texas

100 New Faith Communities in three years: 

The Center for Evangelism and Church Growth in partnership with Bishop Mike Lowry, Mike Ramsdell, Executive Director for Evangelism and Church Growth, CTC District Superintendents and session leaders from churches that have created successful faith communities.

  • How to envision a new faith community
  • Ways to kick off a new faith community
  • Models of new faith communities
  • Elements of a new faith community
  • Growing and transforming your church through new faith communities
  • Developing long term success in a new faith community
  • Applying for the new faith community grant

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Small Church Summit - September 16

9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at FUMC Stephenville

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Lay and clergy leaders from around the Central Texas Conference are requested to circle Sept. 16 on their calendars and make plans to share in the 2017 Small Church Summit (SCS) at Stephenville FUMC. The focus of the Summit will be on the challenges and opportunities for small churches as they go about making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

Archives of the 2016 Evangelism Summit Resources
Click here for videos, handouts other resources are now available from the 2016 Summit.