South Central Jurisdiction
Upcoming Meeting: August 2016
The 21st World Methodist Conference will be in Houston, August 31-September 3, 2016. Watch here for further information.
The by-laws of the SCJ-UMCD have been revised. Click here to download.
The South Central Jurisdiction UMCD met at Asbury UMC, Tulsa OK, on October 2-4, 2015. The theme was "Increase by Service: Growing Deaf Ministries."
Keynote speaker and workshop leader is Raphael "Ray" James.
News from Lovers Lane Academy of the Deaf Preston Hollow People
A "Walk With Jesus"(WWJ) is a spiritual weekend retreat for young adults with disabilities and those who are deaf. Many of our Walkers do not have a relationship with Jesus. The retreat will be their first introduction to Jesus where they learn about His unconditional love. Many a Christian journey has started at a "Walk With Jesus." The weekend is an amazing mountain top experience for these young adults where they find out that Jesus loves them just as they are. It is a joy filled weekend where the blessings of the Lord are poured out!
The South Central Jurisdiction of UMCD met at Cypress United Methodist Church in northwest Houston. Among the new faces were Dee Mathes, Director of Deaf Ministry in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Welcome Dee!
Officer election results were:
The next SCJ meeting will be held in Fort Smith, Arkansas in October 2012. Come grow with us! . . . not just watch us grow.
With the theme "Signs from God," SCJ met on October 12-15, 2006, at Asbury United Methodist Church in Tulsa, Oklahoma. There were 30 participants from five Annual Conferences and the Oklahoma Indian Missionary Conference.
On Sunday morning we worshipped in our host church, Asbury UMC, where the group was recognized in worship and some of our members participated in the worship service.