Bishop Schnase Announces New Superintendent

Bishop Robert Schnase is announcing the appointment of Rev. Laura Merrill as superintendent of the Capital District of the Rio Texas Conference, effective July 1, 2021. Merrill currently serves as Assistant to the Bishop and Director of Clergy Excellence. She joined the conference staff as director of connectional ministries in 2016, after six years as superintendent…Read More »

A Word from DS Rev. Teresa Welborn – 3/12/21

Recently I shared with leaders in the district that I have accepted a new appointment beginning July 1st. Bishop Schnase has introduced me as the pastor he intends to appoint as senior pastor at University UMC in Austin. I also asked that our prayers join Bishop Schnase’s as he discerns the right next District Superintendent…Read More »

2021 Capital District Grant Application

Deadline:  Monday, April 19, 2021 Action Support Grant The purpose of the Capital District Action Support Committee is the facilitation of outreach ministries to relieve human suffering and the establishment of new and creative forms of such outreach within the district.  The committee gives priority to: *Ministries tied directly to the United Methodist Church or…Read More »