The North Texas Conference CONNECTION

The North Texas Conference Connection January 11, 2017

  • Farmersville UMC Grieves Deaths of Father and Son in NYE Air Crash

    You could rely on Greg Barber every Sunday, and he and son Tim were integral in the church Scouts. Tim and Greg Barber at the Boy Scouts’ Philmont Ranch in 2013. They were active in First Farmersville’s Troop 310. Photo from Barber family By SHERON C. PATTERSON North Texas Connection Editor On New Year’s Eve,…

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  • Christmas Vacation: Drone’s-eye View and ‘Espresso with Esther’

    Fly through Flower Mound’s construction; Hamilton Park women welcome Coffee Cup writer Over the Christmas holidays, Flower Mound UMC and Hamilton Park UMC had special things to celebrate. At Flower Mound, Marathon Commercial Construction had just put the finishing touches on the new sanctuary and nursery building addition. The $4 million project was completed in…

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  • The UMC’s Year in Photos – Powerful!
    Bricks for Dendra Clinic Zimbabwe

    Watch the YouTube video spanning General Conference, worldwide missions and Dallas’ own Highland Park UMC. From General Conference to natural disasters to community outreach, United Methodists were active throughout the world in 2016. Images of the global connection at work in the past year are captured in this photo slideshow created by United Methodist News…

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  • What Gumby Knows About Leadership That You Might Not

    Lead Yourself Now author Sheron Patterson tells why the cartoon character is a role model. This is the first in an occasional series on leadership by NTC Editor Sheron C. Patterson. It is excerpted from her book, ‘Lead Yourself Now: The Busy Leaders Guide to Personal Success’ (Perseverance Press). By SHERON C. PATTERSON North Texas…

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  • New Year’s Resolutions: 8 Steps to Strengthen Your Spiritual Side
    sunrise-howard-lebowitz-flickr

    Timeless advice: Resolving to be more spiritual is not a concrete date to keep.

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  • C.C. Young Honors Dr. Don Benton, its Pastoral Care Coordinator
    Don Benton celebration

    C.C. Young Honors Pastoral Care Coordinator Dr. Don R. Benton with 86th Birthday Celebration January 4, 2017 DALLAS – January 6, 2017 – On Wednesday, January 4, 2017, C.C. Young, a premier, nonprofit senior living community, celebrated the 86th birthday of Pastoral Care Coordinator and C.C. Young Foundation Board Chairman Dr. Don R. Benton. Residents,…

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