The North Texas Conference CONNECTION

Connection August 24, 2016
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Published on 8/24/2016

The North Texas Conference Connection August 24, 2016

  • Why Singing in the Church Choir is Good for Your Health
    June 2015 Ordination Choir Candlelight

    Singing in a choir for just one hour boosts levels of immune proteins in people affected by cancer, reduces stress and improves mood, which in turn could have a positive impact on overall health, a new study has found.

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  • Haiti Eye Clinic Founder from HPUMC Lived a “Mother Teresa” Kind of Life
    Dr. Kenneth Foree

    Dr. Ken Foree restored sight to Haitians, got trapped in the huge quake and saw his clinic survive political turmoil. Edited from the blog of ERIC FOLKERTH Dr. Ken Foree, an opthamologist, lived a long and beautiful life, and died at his home this month, at age 91. Through the eye clinic he helped found…

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  • Social Media Star to Teens and Young Adults to Show You How it’s Done
    Dr. Greg Neal Banner

    Sign up now for Dr. Greg Neal’s workshop on reaching the young over Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and YouNow. Register Now! Back in April, The North Texas Connection did a profile on Dr. Greg Neal, the First UMC Commerce pastor who is a social media hit with teens and young adults — as in…

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  • Feed Minds and Souls: Bethlehem Center Needs Tutors for Breakfast and Books
    Dallas Bethlehem Center's Breakfast and Books

    There’s a South Dallas child who needs a hot meal over the weekend and your help reading to break poverty’s cycle.

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  • Bishop McKee Asks Church Members to Help Louisiana Flood Victims
    assembled UMCOR flood buckets

    Bishop McKee invites you to make a gift through your local church for Louisiana disaster relief. As these funds are gathered, the North Texas Conference will send them to the Louisiana Annual Conference for their use in recovery and relief efforts.

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  • How to Sell Your Stewardship Campaign Without Twisting Arms
    Stewardship

    You can make getting pledges for the year something members look forward to instead of dreading.

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