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WIG Stories

Does your church or ministry have a WIG Story to share?
Please send the CTC Communications team an email (vancemorton@ctcumc.org and/or susancraig@ctcumc.org) with a summary of the story you wish to share and your contact information. (Of course, full drafts of the narrative, photos and/or videos are also welcome and encouraged!)
Jambalya Soup for the Soul

Jambalya Soup for the Soul

1/18/2019

Volunteers of all ages spent part of their Saturday being disciples (and growing a few) packing 20,000 jambalaya lentil soup kits at Arlington Heights UMC (Fort Worth).


Updated WIG Scorecards!!!

Updated WIG Scorecards!!!

1/17/2019

We have now shown growth in average worship attendance for 11 straight months – going all the way back to February!  134 churches are growing in the latest report – that is 47% of our churches!   AVERAGE WORSHIP ATTENDANCE A 12-month rolling average of Average Worship Attendance (Click the image ...


New ERTs Prepare to Serve

New ERTs Prepare to Serve

1/16/2019

25 people said yes to being called to serve as ERTs and began the training process on Jan. That’s two to three times the number of folks in a typical training session.


How the Holy Spirit and a WIG are Growing Central Texas Conference Churches

How the Holy Spirit and a WIG are Growing Central Texas Conference Churches

1/15/2019

Average weekly worship attendance & professions of faith have increased for 11 consecutive months – a trend that’s expected to continue into 2019.


Disciple Making Missions in Alvarado

Disciple Making Missions in Alvarado

1/10/2019

FUMC Alvarado is activating the WIG and making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world by engaging in Disciple Making Missions across its community and around the world.


Troy UMC Prepares for The Boom

Troy UMC Prepares for The Boom

1/9/2019

Troy UMC is gearing up for the projected population boom by accelerating the planned opening of its Ministry Activity Center dedicated to missions and ministry, children and youth, and the community.


Bishop Lowry's District Sharings

Bishop Lowry's District Sharings

12/12/2018

Bishop Mike Lowry held a series of Episcopal Teaching sessions / conversations on the three plans put forth by the Commission on A Way Forward (COWF) and other matters related to the 2019 Called Special General Conference in St. Louis (Feb. 23-26). These times of sharing took place in each of the ...


WIG Tales

WIG Tales

12/12/2018

The following are some “quick hit” summaries of how the local churches across the Central Texas Conference have been trying new ways to reach new people in response to our WIG mission to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. If you have a quick tale to tell of how you, ...


WIG and Project Transformation

WIG and Project Transformation

12/11/2018

The mission of Project Transformation (PT) is to engage young adults in purposeful leadership and ministry, support children in holistic development and connect churches with communities. For the past two summers, local churches of the Central Texas Conference have actively lived out The WIG and ...


Tarleton Wesley Facelift

Tarleton Wesley Facelift

12/7/2018

Almost any clergy person will tell you that your first year at a new appointment is about three things: learning, observing and loving. It is vital to a new ministry setting to learn all you can about the ministry/ministries of your new faith community, to observe every aspect of the life of the ...