All AC21 Services & Business Sessions will be held at First Methodist Waco (Main Campus)

2021 Conference Nominations Report

June 17, 2021

The 2021 Conference Nominations Report is now available at

Conference Offering to Support Justice For Our Neighbors & Methodist Justice Ministry

June 8, 2021

The 2021 Central Texas Annual Conference Offering will go to support Methodist Justice Ministry (MJM) and Justice For Our Neighbors (JFON) - two organizations focused on working with, helping and ministering to some of the most vulnerable and marginalized members of our society - children and famiilies dealing with domestic abuse and immigrants. All offerings received in-person and electronically during AC21 or mailed to the Conference Office will be split between the two organizations. Click here for more.

2021 CTC Laity Session

June 7, 2021

The Central Texas Conference Laity Team invites ALL CTC laity to participate in this year's laity session on Sunday, June 20th at 5 pm. The event will be online-only. To participate, you'll need to fill out this brief registration form to get the Zoom login information. This year's laity session focus will be servant leadership. We believe that servant leaders, both lay and clergy, are essential for our churches' Wildly Important Goal (WIG) to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. There will be a brief teaching session followed by breakout group discussions guided by members of the Conference Laity Team.

For information about this event or other parts of the 2021 meeting of the Central Texas Annual Conference, please visit

CTC Council on Finance & Administration to Offer Q&A Meetings on 2022 Budget
Zoom Meetings open to all voting members of AC21 scheduled for Wednesday, June 16 at 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

May 27 - To provide the clergy and lay members of Annual Conference with ample opportunity to seek clarification and/or additional information on the proposed budget for 2022, the Central Texas Conference Council on Finance and Administration (CFA) is offering two Question & Answer meeting opportunities via Zoom on Wednesday, June 16. Gary Sult, President of CFA, and Jeff Roper, Conference Benefits Officer and Executive Director of the Robert’s Center for Leadership, will be on hand to answer questions and provide any additional information on the budget at 9 a.m. and again at 5:30 p.m., June 16. Visit for full details.

Meet the 2021 Annual Conference Preacher/Teacher, Bishop L. Jonathan Holston

May 24 - This year at our 2021 Annual Conference we are supremely blessed, to have the Bishop of the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church, as our Conference Preacher and Teacher. We invite you to click the link above to learn more about Bishop Holston, we will learn much from him in June! 

Clergy Excused Absence Form Now Available

April 7 - Please click here to access the form. Completed forms should be scanned and attached to an email to or printed and mailed to Central Texas Conference Service Center, Attn: Clifton Howard, PO Box 50517, Fort Worth, TEXAS 76105.

Resolution Petitions were due on Tuesday, April 20, 2021.

March 24 - Click here for the 2021 Resolution Petition Form and Guidelines.

2021 Central Texas Annual Conference Moved to June 20-22, 2021

March 17 - Bishop Mike Lowry, episcopal leader for the Central Texas Conference of The United Methodist Church has announced that the 2021 Central Texas Annual Conference meeting will be held June 20-22. The conference will be held online with limited in-person availability. Read more here.

Morris Walker Award for Laity

Do you know a lay person who is an exemplary leader both within your church and in the wider connection? The conference laity team is seeking nominations for an individual to recieve the 2021 Morris Walker Award. Nomination letters can be as elaborate as you wish, but only a single letter of recommendation (per person nominated) describing the “above and beyond” ministries of the nominee is required. Previous Walker Award recipients are not eligible for the award. Nomination letters, along with any accompanying support materials or other letters of recommendation, should be signed by at least one nominator and emailed to Central Texas Conference Lay Leader Darlene Alfred at or sent via snail mail to Darlene Alfred, c/o CTC Service Center, PO Box 50517, Fort Worth, TX 76105. The deadline for 2021 nominations is May 15.