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Candy Gross Retires after 31 Years of Multifaceted Service to TMF

Candy Gross was honored for 31 years of dedicated service at a retirement reception on February 12, 2020.

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TMF Medallion of Merit Honorees Share Stories of Community

Texas Methodist Foundation (TMF) recently awarded its TMF Medallion of Merit, the organization’s highest honor, to Kay Yeager, Bob Dupuy, Bishop Mike McKee and Henry Joyner in recognition of their valuable role at TMF and their contributions to the United Methodist Church. TMF President Tom Locke presented the award at an awards dinner in Austin on November 24.

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TMF Awards Medallion of Merit to Respected Leader John Wimmer

Austin, Texas – November 29, 2018 – Texas Methodist Foundation (TMF) recently awarded its TMF Medallion of Merit, the organization’s highest honor, to Dr. John Wimmer in recognition of his valuable role in the formation of TMF’s Leadership Ministry. TMF President Tom Locke presented the award at an awards dinner in Austin on November 19.

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Scott Sharp Joins TMF as New Senior Area Representative for the New Mexico Conference

AUSTIN, TX – The Texas Methodist Foundation (TMF) announced today the addition of the Rev. Dr. Scott Sharp to its staff as TMF’s senior area representative for the New Mexico Conference. In that role, Sharp is the primary point of engagement between congregational leaders and TMF.

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TMF Uses Lilly Grant to Launch Courageous Leadership Imperative

Texas Methodist Foundation (TMF) has received a grant of $1 million from Lilly Endowment to help establish its Courageous Leadership Imperative.

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TMF Awards $185K in Grants for Harvey Relief Efforts

October 28, 2017

The Texas Methodist Foundation (TMF) today announced grants totaling $185,484 to nine churches and non-profit organizations providing services and support to thousands of lives disrupted by the extensive destruction caused by Hurricane Harvey.

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TMF President Tom Locke Named Vice Chair of Texas Wesleyan University Board

October 27, 2017

The Texas Methodist Foundation (TMF), the largest United Methodist foundation in the United States, has announced that Tom Locke, president of TMF, has been named vice chair of the board at Texas Wesleyan University.

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TMF Announces Relief Efforts to Help Methodist Churches in Texas Recover Following Hurricane Harvey

October 04, 2017

The Texas Methodist Foundation (TMF) has announced a goal of $50 million in new funds for the foundation’s Methodist Loan Fund in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.

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Carol Montgomery Joins TMF as Senior Area Representative for the North Texas Conference

July 10, 2017

AUSTIN, TX – The Texas Methodist Foundation (TMF) recently announced the addition of the Rev. Carol Montgomery to its staff as TMF’s representative for the North Texas Conference. In that role, Montgomery is the primary point of engagement between congregational leaders and TMF.

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