Keep up to date on the latest news, events and publications from TMF.

This page is updated regularly to keep our partners in ministry informed about the TMF's services and special events. Stay up to date with these news resources.

Respected United Methodist Leaders Join TMF Board of Directors

August 04, 2015

Three United Methodist leaders from Dallas-Fort Worth and Austin were elected At-Large members of the board of directors for TMF, also known as the Texas Methodist Foundation, during the 2015 Annual Conferences of the United Methodist Church held in May and June.

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The Legacy Church Project has pilot gathering on June 29-July 1, 2015

July 15, 2015

The Legacy Church Project, a learning project of TMF's Leadership Ministry, recently met to discuss ways to assist churches in assessing their vitality, relevance, discipleship, and sustainability – in order to discover a new sense of identity and purpose.

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Leadership Ministry Update

July 02, 2015

by Justin Gould, Vice President of Development

As we enter the midway point in 2015, I want to share an update on our efforts in Leadership Ministry.

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Serving at the Threshold: How TMF Helps Fulfill the Greater Purpose of the Church

July 02, 2015

Read this case study, researched and written by the Indianapolis Center for Congregations (ICC) in the hope that it will, according to John Wimmer, program director for Lilly Endowment, "inspire other organizations and their leaders to think about how they can, in the language of TMF, advance "God's dream" for the church and the world by revitalizing their own institutions."

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Congregational Resource Guide (CRG)

May 08, 2015

The Congregational Resource Guide (CRG) is an online tool designed to help leaders of all congregations find the right resources to address their individual needs.

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Waiting for God’s New Thing:  Spiritual and Organizational Leadership in the In-Between Time

April 05, 2015

In his new monograph, Gil Rendle, TMF senior vice president, continues the outcome conversation begun in his book, Doing the Math of Mission.

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Lilly Endowment Planning Grant Awarded to UMC Pension Board and Partners

February 12, 2015

The United Methodist General Board of Pension and Health Benefits (GBPHB), in partnership with the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM) and the Texas Methodist Foundation (TMF), has been awarded a $50,000 planning grant by Lilly Endowment Inc. to help The United Methodist Church improve financial literacy of pastoral leaders and their overall financial well-being.

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Texas Methodist Foundation and Horizons Stewardship to Collaborate on Generosity Services

May 05, 2014

Austin-­based Texas Methodist Foundation (TMF) announced on Thursday a strategic collaboration with Horizons Stewardship (Horizons), effective May 1, to offer generosity resources to United Methodist congregations in the seven conferences served by TMF throughout Texas and New Mexico.

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Texas Methodist Foundation and New Mexico Conference Methodist Foundation Join Forces

April 09, 2014

Austin-­based Texas Methodist Foundation (TMF), which is the largest United Methodist foundation in the country, has announced that it is combining resources with the New Mexico Conference Methodist Foundation (NMCMF). The transaction closed on April 9, 2014, and is effective April 1, 2014.

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