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  • Bishop McKee Names Two New Center Directors
    UMC Bishop's Crest

    Bishop Michael McKee announced today that Rev. Andy Lewis will serve as the Director of the Center for Missional Outreach and Assistant to the Bishop and that Dr. Owen Ross will serve as Director of the Center for New Church Development and Congregational Transformation. These appointments are effective July 1, 2017.

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  • Bishop McKee Announces Two Cabinet Retirements
    Bishop McKee

    The Reverend Dr. Larry George, Assistant to the Bishop and Director of the Center for Missional Outreach, and the Reverend Dr. Jim Ozier, Director of the Center for New Church Development and Congregational Transformation, have requested the retired relationship at this year’s Annual Conference.

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  • Texas Bishops Call All to “See Christ in the Refugees”
    The United Methodist Church

    An Open Letter to United Methodists in Texas and All People of Good Will We, the United Methodist Bishops of the State of Texas, greet you in the love of Christ. We call upon those who claim the title “Christian” to remember that our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, began his life as a homeless…

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  • Stand Up to Fear and Hate
    Bishop McKee

    Events in our communities and across our nation since last week’s election demonstrate the ugly and evil sin of racism that is still among us. In schools, universities, restaurants, and other places, children and adults have been on the receiving end of words and actions by persons who seek to instill fear and dominance over others because of race or religion. To justify this behavior, some have cried that we are too focused on political correctness. That is simply incorrect.

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  • Statement from the United Methodist Bishops of Texas
    Bishop McKee

    As bishops of The United Methodist Church in Texas we join with other faith leaders in our state to encourage Governor Greg Abbott to seek a pathway that will affirm the worth of all humankind. As Christians and as Texans our values are grounded in respect and hospitality toward newcomers. Those values lead us to welcome refugees to our state.

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