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TMF announced seven recipients of the TMF Medallion of Merit, the organization’s highest honor. TMF President Tom Locke presented the awards at their Imagining Abundance gala on November 20, 2016. The honor is bestowed on individuals who have made a significant contribution towards advancing the mission of TMF and/or The United Methodist Church.
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.
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.
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."
In his new monograph, Gil Rendle, TMF senior vice president, continues the outcome conversation begun in his book, Doing the Math of Mission.
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.