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Pandemic Pivots

Pandemic Pivots

When COVID-19 hit, Cafe Momentum had to close the restaurant, even though the restaurant and catering services were producing 30% of their revenue each month.

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The Best Kind of Neighbor

The Best Kind of Neighbor

Mission Mibly sits right between Mibly High School and Deady Middle School. It was founded in 2002 in an effort to improve student lives, giving students the opportunity to see what careers were available to them, if they graduated.

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TMF Celebrates Rev. Carol Montgomery Becoming Director of Area Staff
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TMF Celebrates Rev. Carol Montgomery Becoming Director of Area Staff

Rev. Carol Montgomery is poised to become the director of area staff following Rev. John Thornburg’s retirement June 12, 2020. Carol joined our staff as TMF’s senior area representative for the North Texas Conference in 2017.

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John Thornburg Retires from TMF After Seven Years of Faithful Service
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John Thornburg Retires from TMF After Seven Years of Faithful Service

Last Wednesday, we celebrated Rev. John Thornburg’s service to TMF and his dedication to empowering the church to achieve its God-appointed mission.

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Reestablishing Youth Ministry

Reestablishing Youth Ministry

In some ways, FUMC Sweeny is like so many United Methodist churches throughout Texas. Its membership is older and has declined. Yet, the church had such a strong vision that the 75 attendees enticed Rev. Dr. Richardson to come out of retirement.

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Pandemic Transitions

Pandemic Transitions

When they launched in 2001 to address homelessness in Houston, a chronic and overwhelming problem, Crossroads had a clear vision for how they wanted to make an impact. They envisioned a hygiene center.

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Coming Full Circle

Coming Full Circle

For Ruben and Alina Esquivel, TMF investors, that setting began in Cuba, a country torn apart by political upheaval. The story is a tale of two families who endured the repressive Batista regime...

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Our Call to Do Justice, Love Kindness, Walk Humbly with God
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Our Call to Do Justice, Love Kindness, Walk Humbly with God

During these turbulent days, we share the grief over the loss of George Floyd and and other people of color taken by violence. We denounce the oppression of structural and sustained racism in our country and elsewhere.

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Tipping Points

Tipping Points

Rev. Melvin Amerson was that tipping point for Rev. David Briggs. As a TMF Area Representative for the Texas Conference, Melvin had been working as a coach with David, encouraging him to tie the church’s bold new vision to stewardship.

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