The North Texas Conference CONNECTION

Special Edition: Police Shootings in Dallas

Connection News July 21, 2016
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Published on 7/21/2016

The North Texas Conference Connection July 21, 2016

  • 2 NTC Members Swept Up in Shootings Turn to Healing

    A detective who is also a pastor and a candidate for state office tell their stories and how God is guiding them.

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  • Congress Rep and Panelists at St. Paul Confront: What to Do Next?
    Dallas town hall forum panel

    St. Paul UMC, in the Dallas Arts District near downtown, hosted U.S. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson’s Town Hall Forum in the wake of the Dallas shootings.

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  • NTC’s Sheron Patterson Leads Prayer as Nation Watches Memorial Service
    Dr. Sheron Prayer Interfaith Memorial July 12, 2016

    The North Texas Conference’s communications officer, Sheron Patterson, entered the national spotlight when she gave the opening prayer at the Dallas memorial service for the five fallen police officers.

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  • Dallas Sings Dallas Strong Moves Toward Healing
    Dallas Sings Dallas Strong

    2,200 people come together as Kessler Park’s Jonathan Palant directs. By SHERON C. PATTERSON North Texas Connection Editor One week to the day after the  ambush and murder of five Dallas police officers, more than 2,200 people gathered to sing together and heal at the Meyerson Symphony Center. Dr. Jonathan Palant, Kessler Park UMC minister of…

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  • St. Luke Among Churches in National Spotlight After Dallas Shootings
    A plaque commemorating lost police officers. Darren Sands/BuzzFeed News

    The city of Dallas has sought strength in religion in the wake of the sniper attack that killed five officers and wounded seven others, as well as two civilians.

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  • Fundamental Truth: If We Did Not Love, We Would Not Grieve
    Dallas Police at Hospital ER

    Grief is the most equal-opportunity experience in life, Julie Yarbrough says.

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