2015 Annual Conference

2015 North Texas Annual Conference


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The North Texas Annual Conference will take place June 7-9, 2015, at St. Andrew United Methodist Church of Plano, Texas.

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2015 North Texas Annual Conference News

  • McKinney Stirs Bishop’s Call Not to Just Stand By
    praying for McKinney

    The simmering racial tension surrounding a McKinney pool party incident cast a cloud over the 2015 Annual Conference that could not be ignored. On both Monday and Tuesday of the Annual Conference, Bishop Michael McKee was moved to speak candidly on the situation as it developed.

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  • NTC Clergy and Laity Draw Together in Prayer After McKinney Pool Incident
    Tommy Brumett, Frances Cudjoe-Waters

    On the second and final day of the 2015 Annual Conference, Bishop Michael McKee invited the Rev. Tommy Brumett of First UMC McKinney, the Rev. John McLarty, pastor of Stonebridge UMC in McKinney, and the Rev. Frances Cudjoe Waters, assistant pastor at Hamilton Park UMC, to the podium.

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  • Father Surprises Son with Stole at Ceremony
    Rev. Roy Spore and Adam Spore

    The Rev. Roy Spore, just retired from Waples Memorial UMC in Denison, planned the placing of the stole on his son Adam “as a total surprise.” The stole, by the way, was the one presented to Roy Spore when he was ordained.

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  • 2015 Ordinands
    April Johnson Bristow

    April Johnson Bristow raises a pitcher and towel, symbols of the ordination of deacons, during the service.

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  • 2015 Ordination Service Stirs Emotions, Sense of Purpose
    2015 Ordination Service Stirs Emotions

    Candlelight and tears punctuated the moving, touching service of the Commissioning and Ordination of Deacons and Elders, including a Recognition of Orders. In his sermon “Have This Mind in You,” Bishop Michael McKee guided those coming forth with directions for successful ministries based on humility.

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