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Texas Annual Conference

Written by Deann Saxton on .

Texas Annual Conference & Laity Luncheon

TAC  -  May 25 - 28, 2014  -  Hilton Americas - Houston: 1600 Lamar Street, Houston, TX 77010

This year the Annual Conference will be held at the Hilton Americas - Houston. Check in will be from 2pm to 6pm.

The Opening Service will begin at 7pm.

If you would like to stay at the hotel during the conference, please click here for registration information: http://www.txcumc.org/tac2014 

To register for Annual Conference, please click here: http://www.txcumc.org/sregister The deadline to register is May 10th at 12 noon.

Laity Lunceon  -  May 27, 2014  -  12 noon  -  Hilton Americas - Houston: 1600 Lamar Street, Houston, TX 77010

We will be having a Laity Luncheon on Tuesday, May 27th at 12noon, $26/person. The deadline to sign up is May 13th. Flyer Attached

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2014 District Camp at Lakeview Update

Written by Deann Saxton on .

 IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT CAMP REGISTRATION

Dear Church leader,

As you know, our registration method for the South District Camp, which is July 14-18, has changed to an online process.  You will register online at www.lakeviewmcc.org and click on "2014 Summer Camp Info & Registration" on the left hand side.  Then click on "South District" July 14-18 and that will take you to the registration page. Complete all required information and click "Submit" at the bottom of this screen.  You will not pay for camp online, all payments will go through your local church.

If you have any questions, here is the Camp Brochure.

****  If you have any additional questions, please direct them to Jack Womack at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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South District E-Newsletter

Written by Deann Saxton on .

Please click the link below for our most current e-newsletter:

Spring 2014 District E-Newsletter

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Texas Conference Choir Clinic

Written by Deann Saxton on .

 

Each year we look forward to beginning our busy summer season with the Texas Conference Choir Clinic camp.  For decades this week-long camp has brought together folks of all ages and all faiths to experience and share music and the worship arts.  Nationally renowned clinicians and artists present classes and seminars related to music and worship.  There is something for everyone at Choir Camp from age 5 and up! 

 

Once agian, plans are in the making by the TCCC Board of Directors for the 63rd Texas Conference Choir Clinic for Music and Worship Arts to be held at Lakeview Methodist Conference Center, Palestine, Texas!!!! Mark your 2014 calendar for JUNE 9 - 13!!!

SACRED SOUND, SACRED SIGN, SACRED SPACE is our theme, and a great lineup of Clinicians is scheduled! Adult Choir - Taylor Davis, High School Choir - Chris Ahrens, Middle School Choir - Michael Madrid, Elementary Choir -Mark Burrows, Kid's Kamp - Pete and Donna Snell, Handbells - Larry Sue, Dance - Karen Aandrews Organist - Jay Whatley, and Worship Leader - Rev. Grace Imathiu!!!!

To learn more about the Texas Conference Choir Clinic or to register visit their website at Texas Conference Choir Clinic.

 This year, Lakeview is happy to offer 15 scholarships to assist and encourage participants to come to this extraordinary camp experience.  However...the deadline is quickly approaching!  Visit our web page to download applications and learn more about these scholarships and the generosity of those who make them possible.  

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Information on Upcoming Events

Written by Deann Saxton on .

Dates to Remember in the Upcoming Months

Pre Conference Meeting

May 1, 2014  -  7PM  -  Pasadena FUMC: 1062 Fairmont Parkway, Pasadena, TX 77504

Local Church Delegates and District Delegates are invited to meet with Rev. B.T. Williamson to discuss events and resolutions for the Annual Conference. 

Texas Annual Conference

May 25 - 28, 2014  -  Hilton Americas - Houston: 1600 Lamar Street, Houston, TX 77010

This year the Annual Conference will be held at the Hilton Americas - Houston. Check in will be from 2pm to 6pm. The Opening Service will begin at 7pm. If you would like to stay at the hotel during the conference, please click here for registration information: http://www.txcumc.org/tac2014 To register for Annual Conference, please click here: http://www.txcumc.org/sregister The deadline to register is May 10th at 12 noon.

Local Pastor Licensing School

June 15 - 20, 2014  -  Lakeview Methodist Conference Center

Dr. Jerome Brimmage, Sr. Pastor of Cypress UMC and Dr. Jeff McDonald, Sr. Pastor of First UMC Chandler, TX are the Coordinators. 

Registration began on Monday, February 17; payment will be accepted online at Service U. Here is a link for people to register: http://cypressunited.org/pages/licensing-school-2014/welcome 

If you have any questions about this event, please contact Robin Rodriguez at 281-469-0730 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Candidacy Summit

July 24 - 26, 2014  -  Camp Allen, Navasota

Is someone in your congregation trying to discern a call to ministry? Candidacy Summit is a 3 day event designed to help candidates explore their call to ministry as an elder, deacon, local pastor or certified lay minister. Please review the Inquiring Candidates Checklist for the requirements that must be met before registering for Candidacy Summit. Registration deadline is June 1.

Questions? Contact Shanda Levingston at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or 713-521-9383 ext. 306. 

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South District E-Newsletters

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Please click the link below for our most current e-newsletter:

Winter 2014 e-newsletter

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advent 2013

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The 2013 advent devotional is available as a pdf and is available here.

Click for the booklet