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In the old west, populations of desolate towns could explode as a result of discovering gold, silver, or even oil. Oftentimes, those thriving boomtowns would shrink when fortunes were not made, or the supply of sought-after minerals declined. While these stories harken images of the Gold Rush, boomtowns still exist all around us. For instance, in the next ten to fifteen years, Troy, TX is projected to triple in size, moving from less than 2,000 people to over 6,000, and Troy UMC is gearing up for the boom.
In 2010, the clergy and lay leadership at St. Stephen United Methodist Church in Amarillo recognized that they needed a new Children’s Center to truly serve the needs of their community. They understood that if they wanted to keep their congregation thriving, it was important to provide the community’s young families with the programs and facilities that a strong local church could provide.
Twenty years ago, Grace Fellowship United Methodist Church in Katy was a worship community in search of a place to gather. Today, Grace Fellowship UMC sits on a 30- acre campus, with a worship center, a children’s center, a youth ministry building and an administrative and meeting facility. And TMF has been there every step of the way.
TMF Loan Provides Plenty of Space for Students to Share a Prayer – And Donuts – Before School.
Thanks to a loan from TMF, University United Methodist Church in Austin was able to expand and update the facilities they use to feed more than 200 homeless individuals and families every week.
Robert Corey has a special connection to the stately sanctuary at First United Methodist Church in Round Rock. He helped build it. Not by shoveling sand or hammering nails, but by investing in the Individual Fund through the Texas Methodist Foundation.
Youth camp coordinator, member of First United Methodist Church Coppell, pharmacist, wife, mother to twins - a glimpse at the bustling life of Kim Heaton. Like many other busy Christian investors, Kim and her husband Doug learned very quickly that growing an investment while growing a church couldn’t be simpler through the Texas Methodist Foundation’s Individual Fund.