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Funding Hope in the Fight Against Childhood Cancer

Funding Hope in the Fight Against Childhood Cancer

Candlelighters provides financial, psychosocial, and therapeutic programs to address the holistic needs families have during pediatric cancer. This year Candlelighters received a TMF grant to help fund their work.

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Rev. Lisa Greenwood selected as next president of Texas Methodist Foundation and Wesleyan Investive
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Rev. Lisa Greenwood selected as next president of Texas Methodist Foundation and Wesleyan Investive

On August 8, the Texas Methodist Foundation (TMF) and Wesleyan Investive Boards of Directors elected the Rev. Lisa Greenwood as president of the two organizations. Greenwood succeeds Tom Locke.

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Building a Legacy Through Gifts of Stock

Building a Legacy Through Gifts of Stock

Faithbridge raised 5% of their Legacy Campaign through gifts of stock to support building a state-of-the-art space that is convertible, allowing for more traditional services in a chapel-like environment and youth worship in a trendy loft-type space.

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TMF Awards $1.2 Million in Grant Funding
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TMF Awards $1.2 Million in Grant Funding

During the spring grant cycle, TMF awarded $1,293,175 to 49 nonprofit organizations and churches serving in one of four areas of focus.

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Flexing Muscles of Vitality and Wholeness

Flexing Muscles of Vitality and Wholeness

Using a cohort-based model, TMF gathered congregations by affinity to learn and experience the five adaptive muscles through C3.

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Influencing from the Edge

Influencing from the Edge

Sam Hodges from United Methodist News interviewed President Tom Locke about his incredible tenure at TMF and our leadership as an edge organization.

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Investing in the Unknown

Investing in the Unknown

The metaverse is a digital universe made up of augmented reality, virtual reality, and blockchain. In this digital reality, we expect to find gamers and maybe even a new economy, but what about the church? Will the church be there too?

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Courageous Faithfulness

Courageous Faithfulness

For Grace Ave, Holy Conversations was an opportunity to pause and listen to God’s voice to hear their calling anew within their current context. During this process, they discovered their neighbors were not who they had always imagined them to be.

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The Jazz Brunch

The Jazz Brunch

"I wanted to create an event that would celebrate donors while they were blessing our ministry. When I was starting out at the Tyler United Wesley Foundation, I prayed to meet people who would want to become part of our Wesley family."

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