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TMF Medallion of Merit Honorees share stories of abundant life

TMF Medallion of Merit recipients share their ideas on giving and gratitude and abundance.

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Launch 1.0 Recap

Leadership Ministry

This October, 122 courageous leaders from across the South Central Jurisdiction (SCJ) gathered together for Launch 1.0! Launch 1.0 was the kick off event for the Courageous Leadership Imperative (CLI) and would not have been possible without the collaborative efforts of the SCJ Bishops and Foundations. We are grateful for the work that was done in order to bring these vibrant, creative leaders together to network, dream, and explore ministry possibilities.

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Economics and Fights - Part 2

Leadership Ministry, Legacy Giving

For leaders like Rev. Todd Salzwedel, Pastor of FUMC Odessa, his experience in TMF’s Entrepreneurial Pastors Group was transformative. “TMF is on the cutting edge of creating incubator groups for leadership development,” Todd noted. “Through this group, I have been given opportunities to be resourced for success and had the chance to network with other leaders who have helped me grow.”

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Economics and Fights

Leadership Ministry, Legacy Giving

Rev. Todd Salzwedel, Senior Pastor at FUMC Odessa, came to ministry via economics and fights. It is an unusual combination to say the least, but, for Todd, it was exactly the combination of experiences he needed to be a more effective pastor.

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The Spirituality of Generosity – An Interview with Bob Dupuy, TMF Board Member

Leadership Ministry, Legacy Giving, Gifts To TMF

I grew up in comfortable, but modest circumstances. There was not much talk of philanthropy in my childhood home, but both my parents were generous with others in small and subtle ways.

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Volunteer Healthcare Clinic - 2018 TMF Grant Recipient


TMF is committed to helping steward the potential of innovative ministries, like one of our recent grant recipients in Austin, TX. The Volunteer Healthcare Clinic provides free healthcare for people in the Austin area. Listen to Marci Roe, Executive Director, talk about the exciting work the clinic is doing to reach people in need!

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Pastor Lupina Stewart Shares Her Excitement about CLI

Leadership Ministry, Gifts To TMF

Listen to Pastor Lupina Stewart share why she is excited to attend Launch 1.0 in October! Lupina is the Associate Pastor at Northern Hills UMC in San Antonio and she has been invited to participate in the Courageous Leadership Imperative's event - Launch 1.0.

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