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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.