UM Army Basic @ Dripping Springs UMC
Jun
25
Jun 29

UM Army Basic @ Dripping Springs UMC

  • Dripping Springs United Methodist Church
  • Camps run Sunday-Thursday
  • Takes place June and July
  • Sites include nonprofit organizations and churches
  • Students grade 6-8
  • Cost is $200/participant
  • Prayer Stations
  • Youth Advisory Board Members
  • 3 mission weeks available
  • Dates:
  • BASIC @ Rockport FUMC; June 11-15, 2017
  • BASIC @ Dripping Springs UMC; June 25-29, 2017
  • BASIC @ San Angelo FUMC; July 16-20, 2017

 

For more information please visit riotx.umarmy.org or contact Jenny Monahan at jennymonahan@umarmy.org

UM ARMY @ La Grange FUMC
Jun
25
Jul 1

UM ARMY @ La Grange FUMC

  • Camps run Sunday-Saturday
  • Takes place December, June and July
  • For students grades 9-12
  • Sites are made up of community residents who need help with home repairs and upkeep
  • Client Night – UM Army invites those whom we have served to a dinner at our host church and they are given the opportunity to speak to the young people about what their service has meant. (Definitely a highlight of the week!)
  • Prayer Stations
  • Youth Advisory Board Member
  • Cost is $250/participant
  • 4 mission weeks available
  • Cross Tracks Church; Dec 27-31
  • Lockhart FUMC; June 18-24
  • LaGrange FUMC; June 25-July 1
  • Brackettville; FUMC July 16-22

For more information please visit riotx.umarmy.org or contact Jenny Monahan at jennymonahan@umarmy.org

Son Days Camp
Jun
26
Jun 30

Son Days Camp

  • Cross Roads Retreat Center

A week of fun in the Son!  JUNE 26 - JUNE 30, 2017

For children entering 3rd-5th Grade

Arts, crafts, sports, water balloons, water slide and worship, along with fellowship and activities using the many amenities of Cross Roads will sure to be a memorable and rewarding experience for your child.  This year marks the 2nd year of Son Days Overnight Camp at Cross Roads Retreat Center and we are thrilled!

Our camp counselors have all been trained by standards set by the State of Texas and the Rio Texas Conference of the United Methodist Church.  Our aim is to create an atmosphere of inclusiveness and guidance to set as example the lessons that Jesus taught us in a serene and nurturing setting.  Each day children will be able to select small group activities such as arts or sports and will begin and end with large group time of worship in either indoor or outdoor sanctuary.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Camp Directors are Martha Calhoun, Children's Ministry Coordinator of the Capital District UMC and Kristen Hillert, Children's Director at Servant Church, Austin.

Interested in being a camp counselor?  We need leaders and assistant leaders 16 years old and up!

Contact Martha Calhoun:  
cdchildren@capitaldistrictumc.org
Capital District Office
512-444-1983
The Cross Roads Retreat Center
1-979-567-7974
www.crossroadsretreat.org

June 26 - June 30, 2017
$290 if you register before May 1, 2017
$320 if you register after May 1, 2017

*Camp Scholarships are available on a need basis. 
For more info Email:
cdchildren@capitaldistrictumc.org

UM Army Family @ Cathedral Oaks Retreat Center
Jul
1
Jul 5

UM Army Family @ Cathedral Oaks Retreat Center

  • Cathedral Oaks Retreat Center
  • Camps run Saturday-Wednesday
  • July 1-5 at Cathedral Oaks Retreat Center
  • Separate rooms for families with young children
  • All families are welcome from young to old
  • 2 tracks at camp
  • One large site
  • Cost is $200/person for sixth grade through adults
  • Cost is $150 for kids 3 years old through fifth grade
  • Children 2 years and under are no cost
  • Family friendly hometown 4th of July celebration

For more information please visit riotx.umarmy.org or contact Jenny Monahan at jennymonahan@umarmy.org

BASIC UM Army @ FUMC San Angelo
Jul
16
Jul 20

BASIC UM Army @ FUMC San Angelo

  • First UMC San Angelo
  • Camps run Sunday-Thursday
  • Takes place June and July
  • Sites include nonprofit organizations and churches
  • Students grade 6-8
  • Cost is $200/participant
  • Prayer Stations
  • Youth Advisory Board Members
  • 3 mission weeks available
  • Dates:
  • BASIC @ Rockport FUMC; June 11-15, 2017
  • BASIC @ Dripping Springs UMC; June 25-29, 2017
  • BASIC @ San Angelo FUMC; July 16-20, 2017

 

For more information please visit riotx.umarmy.org or contact Jenny Monahan at jennymonahan@umarmy.org

UM ARMY @ FUMC Brackettville
Jul
16
Jul 21

UM ARMY @ FUMC Brackettville

  • First UMC Bracketville
  • Camps run Sunday-Saturday
  • Takes place December, June and July
  • For students grades 9-12
  • Sites are made up of community residents who need help with home repairs and upkeep
  • Client Night – UM Army invites those whom we have served to a dinner at our host church and they are given the opportunity to speak to the young people about what their service has meant. (Definitely a highlight of the week!)
  • Prayer Stations
  • Youth Advisory Board Member
  • Cost is $250/participant
  • 4 mission weeks available
  • Cross Tracks Church; Dec 27-31
  • Lockhart FUMC; June 18-24
  • LaGrange FUMC; June 25-July 1
  • Brackettville; FUMC July 16-22

 

For more information please visit riotx.umarmy.org or contact Jenny Monahan at jennymonahan@umarmy.org

Jul
17
Jul 21

Rio Texas Youth Assembly 2017 - Sacramento

Cost: $275.00 per camper (Cashier’s check or Money Order made out to El Valle District Youth and Camping)

Registration deadline: Friday, June 23rd

Late Registration: AFTER Friday, June 23rd* (+$25 late fee per camper)
(* forms MUST be received, NOT postmarked, by given date)

Send to: El Valle District Youth and Camping 1909 W. Harrison Ave Harlingen, TX 78550 (956) 428-0200

Download the forms here 

Aug
6
Aug 10

Children's Camp - Sierra Vista UMC

  • Sierra Vista UMC

Children's Camp hosted by Sierra Vista United Methodist Church

Children who are entering 3rd through 6th grades in fall, 2017, are invited to attend this camp to experience God’s love and grace through outdoor activities, crafts, scripture activities, music, guided play, and fellowship. This camp will be held at Camp Butman near Merkel, and cost per child is $250. Dates for the camp are August 6 through 10, 2017.

Children interested in attending need to complete the church registration form, as well as the Camper Release form required by the camp facility. Parents can also get more information in this letter to parents.

Aug
6
Aug 10

Children's Ministry Camp hosted by Sierra Vista United Methodist Church

Children who are entering 3rd through 6th grades in fall, 2017, are invited to attend this camp to experience God’s love and grace through outdoor activities, crafts, scripture activities, music, guided play, and fellowship. This camp will be held at Camp Butman near Merkel, and cost per child is $250. Dates for the camp are August 6 through 10, 2017.

Children interested in attending need to complete the church registration form, as well as the Camper Release form required by the camp facility. Parents can also get more information in this letter to parents.

Aug
19
9:00 am09:00

Weekday Ministries Training Conference

Hosted by the Capital District

Date: Saturday, August 19, 2017 --Register by June 1, 2017*

Time: 8:30am Check In

Trainings: 9:00am -1:40pm.  Lunch is provided.

Location: Oak Hill UMC, 7815 Hwy 290 W, Austin, TX 

$25 Registration Fee per Registrant

Oct
1
Oct 10

Educational Opportunity: The Apostle Paul’s 4th Missionary Journey Cruise

  • Rome Italy

Announcing October 2017 Educational Opportunity: The Apostle Paul’s 4th Missionary Journey Cruise! With special guests: Worship Leader Bishop Mike Lowry (From our Conference, currently serving as Resident Bishop of the Central Texas Conference) and Drs. John McKellar and Todd Renner, Co-Pastors of White’s Chapel UMC)

This is your invitation to join Tour Host Pastor Diana Phillips, as we embark on a fascinating and inspirational journey following Paul’s missionary voyages. This 8-day program sails from Rome to Athens stopping at the Amalfi Coast, Sicily, Valetta, Chania and Santorini! Experience the sights sounds, and scripture as it comes to life during times of practical Bible study, powerful worship opportunities and fun-filled fellowship. More than the places we visit, the people to whom we meet/visit will make all the difference during this once-in -a lifetime pilgrimage of faith!

Your pilgrimage departs the US on October 1, 2017 returning to the US on October 10, 2017. (There is an optional Rome Pre-Tour and an Athens and Corinth Post-Tour please see the brochure for more information).

If interested, or the least bit curious, please contact Pastor Diana Colonial Hills UMC office # 210-349-2401, or diana@chumc.org and she will be happy to provide you all the details!
 
You can also check out the EO website http://www.eo.travelwithus.com/tours/pauls-4th-missionary-journey-cruise#.WHbcpvkrLIU  I am told this modern/luxury 690 guest—Azamara Journey -our home for the eight-day pilgrimage, is a small adventure in itself!

Important Registration Information:
Tour Host: Rev. Diana K Phillip
Host ID# 54082
TOUR: Pj17 

Oct
5
Oct 7

Reimagining Faith Formation with Children and Youth

The 2017 Symposium - "Reimagining Faith Formation with Children and Youth - will explore the lives of today's children and youth (and their families) and propose new approaches for developing innovative approaches to fostering faith maturing.  

The $325 registration fee includes the new book, all materials, refreshments, and 5 meals: Thursday dinner, Friday breakfast-lunch-dinner, and Saturday breakfast. 

Oct
6
Oct 8

2017 Clergy Spouse Retreat

  • Cathedral Oaks Worship & Retreat Center
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2017 Clergy Spouse Retreat

Introduction to the Enneagram: A Tool for Self-Discovery and Spiritual Transformation

The Enneagram, an ancient and newly discovered tool, can help us answer questions and so much more. It represents nine distinct strategies for relating to self, other and the world. Each of the nine strategies has a different pattern of thinking, feeling and acting that comes from a deeper inner motivation. The introduction to the Enneagram will focus on its use as a tool for understanding ourselves and those who are important to us. 

Presenter: Julianne Hunnicutt

 When: October 6-8, 2017  

Location: Cathedral Oaks Worship & Retreat Center,                                                                       1225 County Rd., Weimer, TX 78962   (979) 263-5935                                                               

Cost: $115 per person                                                                                                                Limited full and partial scholarships are available. 

COME JOIN US!  REGISTER TODAY!

Click here to register at Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/clergy-spouse-retreat-tickets-35460356882

For more detailed information about the clergy spouse retreat and a list of items to bring with you, please see brochure. Click here: Clergy_spouse_retreat_2017brochure

Contact Person: Clergy Spouse Retreat Coordinator:  Rebecca Sweet                                   Email: rebecca59sweet@yahoo.com

Conference Staff: Eve Albert  Email: evealbert@riotexas.org /210.408.4551

 

Oct
26
Oct 28

Reimagining Faith Formation with Children and Youth

The 2017 Symposium - "Reimagining Faith Formation with Children and Youth - will explore the lives of today's children and youth (and their families) and propose new approaches for developing innovative approaches to fostering faith maturing.  

The $325 registration fee includes the new book, all materials, refreshments, and 5 meals: Thursday dinner, Friday breakfast-lunch-dinner, and Saturday breakfast. 

Jan
8
12:30 pm12:30

Perkins School of Youth Ministry Conference and Certification Courses

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We're at work designing next year's conference to give you refreshment, inspiration, and equipment to fulfill your calling in youth ministry with renewed passion and vision. Our specialized ministry training is intentionally practical and intentionally theological.

Perkins School of Youth Ministry will be held January 8-11, 2018, with Youth Ministry Certification Courses running concurrently, January 6-12, 2018. We look forward to seeing you there!


UM ARMY @ Lockhart FUMC
Jun
18
Jun 24

UM ARMY @ Lockhart FUMC

  • First United Methodist Church, Lockhart
  • Camps run Sunday-Saturday
  • Takes place December, June and July
  • For students grades 9-12
  • Sites are made up of community residents who need help with home repairs and upkeep
  • Client Night – UM Army invites those whom we have served to a dinner at our host church and they are given the opportunity to speak to the young people about what their service has meant. (Definitely a highlight of the week!)
  • Prayer Stations
  • Youth Advisory Board Member
  • Cost is $250/participant
  • 4 mission weeks available
  • Cross Tracks Church; Dec 27-31
  • Lockhart FUMC; June 18-24
  • LaGrange FUMC; June 25-July 1
  • Brackettville; FUMC July 16-22

For more information please visit riotx.umarmy.org or contact Jenny Monahan at jennymonahan@umarmy.org

http://firstmethodistlockhart.org/

UM Army BASIC @ Rockport FUMC; June 11-15, 2017
Jun
11
Jun 14

UM Army BASIC @ Rockport FUMC; June 11-15, 2017

  • First UMC, Rockport
  • Camps run Sunday-Thursday
  • Takes place June and July
  • Sites include nonprofit organizations and churches
  • Students grade 6-8
  • Cost is $200/participant
  • Prayer Stations
  • Youth Advisory Board Members
  • 3 mission weeks available
  • Dates:
  • BASIC @ Rockport FUMC; June 11-15, 2017
  • BASIC @ Dripping Springs UMC; June 25-29, 2017
  • BASIC @ San Angelo FUMC; July 16-20, 2017

For more information please visit riotx.umarmy.org or contact Jenny Monahan at jennymonahan@umarmy.org

Jun
11
Jun 17

Mission Service Project

Mission Service Project is an El Valle District sponsored ministry that is offered to all in our Conference and beyond. 

  • June 11-17
  • McAllen / Mission / Pharr / Edinburg areas 
  • Middle and High School Youth 
  • Home repair and recreational ministries
  • $250 per missioner 
  • Worship, daily devotions, meals, housing, construction materials, planned activities and more! 
  • MSP is a ministry of the El Valle District of the UMC 

MSP is a mission experience where missioners come to share their God-given gifts of service with others.  We would love to have you join us!  

Please visit missionserviceproject.org for details and paperwork or contact Susan Hellums at shellums@mcfirst.com  

2017 Mission Breakfast
Jun
9
7:00 am07:00

2017 Mission Breakfast

Mission Breakfast 


Friday, June 9, 2017 at 7:00 am
First United Methodist Church
900 S. Shoreline Blvd. 
Corpus Christi, Texas