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A Word from DS Teresa Welborn – 3/27/2020

Grace and peace to you, the wonderful churches of The Capital District! I remember you in my prayers and give thanks for the ways that you continue to be church. Even in this time of uncertainty where we are engaged in social distancing and sheltering in place, you worship in new and creative ways, you…Read More »

God is with us. We are not alone. Thanks be to God!

As news about the coronavirus continued to unfold, I learned a lot.I learned there are many prayers to pray and songs to sing while washing my hands thoroughly for 20 seconds.|I learned I touch my face too much.I learned some people buy more toilet paper than they need.I learned a new phrase – social distancing….Read More »

A Word from DS Teresa Welborn – 3/13/20

As we follow news about the COVID-19 virus, we invite you to continue monitoring guidelines from health officials and the city of Austin. To the clergy and churches of the Capital District UMC: My devotional reading this morning took me to Romans 8:18-25. “We were saved in hope. If we see what we hope for, that isn’t…Read More »

A Word from DS Teresa Welborn – 3/5/2020

We recently hosted Rev. Dr. Joseph Daniels from Emory Fellowship in Washington, D.C. Sharing about his ministry overseeing a church and an affordable housing project, he had words of challenge and inspiration for us. At that District Professionals meeting, I also shared information about the district’s current apportionment giving. Our overall giving to apportionments in the…Read More »