July 8, 2016 As United Methodists gather for worship this Sunday, I ask that this letter be read and followed by a period of silent prayer. Tragedy struck Dallas Thursday evening. Five Dallas law enforcement officers were killed, and seven officers and two civilians were injured. An evil act borne out of hatred devastated their…read more »
From The Bishop
June 17, 2016 Orlando. Until last Sunday morning, most people would have thought of Disney World when hearing of the city named Orlando. These last few days, however, Orlando focuses us on one of the deadliest hate crimes in our nation’s history. As of now, 49 persons were killed by a lone gunman filled with…read more »
General Conference 2016 Upholds Council of Bishops’ Recommendation
Yesterday, in a historic action the General Conference received and affirmed a statement of the Council of Bishops regarding the future of the church and its conversation regarding human sexuality.
#WeAreMore Social Media Campaign
The bishops of the South Central Jurisdiction have joined together to produce a campaign focused on stories that connect people and proclaim that #WeAreMore when united through Jesus Christ.
The terrorist attacks this morning in Brussels remind us that we live in a Good Friday world. Hatred of innocent people once again has devolved into random acts of violence that have killed dozens and injured many more. Why? It is the question I always ask when an act of terrorism takes place.read more »