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UM Army Partners with Texas Ramps Project

U.M. ARMY and the Texas Ramps Project are pleased to announce their successful partnership from this summer’s mission season. Together, they were able to complete 34 wheelchair ramps for community members in: San ...

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River Baptism of College Students

This Easter Season, the United Campus Ministry at Texas State baptized two college students in the San Marcos River. Young adults also reaffirmed their Baptismal promise to care and nurture one another ...

Bishop Schnase Announces Cabinet Appointments

Capital District Superintendent Announced   Bishop Robert Schnase is announcing the appointment of Rev. Laura Merrill as superintendent of the Capital District of the Rio Texas Conference, effective July 1, 2021. ...

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UMCOR Sunday 2021

Please support UMCOR Sunday generously. The Rio Texas Conference Disaster Response Ministry has responded to various disasters over the years, be it fires, floods, hurricanes, the recent winter storm crisis, or ...

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Ministry Highlight - Impacto & FUMC McAllen

We would like to take the time to celebrate two transformative ministries in Rio Texas. Both of these ministries have received support and recognition from the Texas Methodist Foundation. Impacto Texas Methodist ...

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Uniting Table - The work we are doing

In the past, the Uniting Table has met twice a year to discuss the work of the annual conference. For the past few months, thanks in part to the flexibility of a virtual format, the Uniting Table has met more often for...

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Fresh Expressions Through a Wesleyan Lens

So many churches have had to slow down the ways to reach new people in the last 9 months and yet…SO MANY OF YOU have continued to be innovative and bold in reaching out. I celebrate how brave many of you have been!

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Anti-Racism Working Group

Dear Friends, Events of the last few months have brought to focus the urgency to address systemic racism intentionally and effectively in all aspects of our society, including in our churches and in our conference.

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Covenant on Anti-Racism

As members of the Rio Texas Conference Cabinet, Conference Directors, and Conference Secretary, we assert: Our nation has arrived upon a moment of reckoning regarding the sin of racism that has permeated American hearts,...

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Camp Awesomeness Rocks! 2020

The year 2020 calls from all of us flexibility and creativity. The Hill Country and West District has sponsored a tween camp for several years, but in early May, the Camp Awesomeness Team came to the realization that ...

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