The Southwest Texas Reconciling Ministries Team is organizing Pray for General Conference 2012 to take place during this quadrennial legislative event of The United Methodist Church that takes place in Tampa, FL, April 24 – May 4. First, Grace, Saint John’s, and Trinity UMCs are joining other United Methodists around the world to pray for delegates to General Conference, including those from our own conference, for discernment and God’s guidance in their deliberations and actions. Anyone wishing to participate but unable to attend in person is encouraged to individually participate in supportive prayer at any time during General Conference. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, April 24 : Noon-2pm in Chapel at Saint John’s UMC: http://stjohnsaustin.org/ Join us for a contemplative moment in the chapel, with individual prayer and an indoor labyrinth walk. Host will be Saint John’s Reconciling Ministries Chair and SWTX Reconciling Ministries Team member, Joy Butler.
Thursday, April 26: 6:30-7:30pm at Grace UMC in the Garden. http://www.gracemethodistaustin.org/
Thursday, April 27: 12:00 noon in the Trinity Chapel, with Rev. Dr Sid Hall, III, who has served as the senior minister of Trinity United Methodist Church in Hyde Park since June 1988. http://www.tumc.org/
Monday, April 30: 5:30-8:30pm at First UMC downtown in Garrison Chapel (Family Life Center at 1300 Lavaca, not sanctuary building): http://fumcaustin.org/
Tuesday, May 1: 12:00 noon in the Trinity UMC Chapel, with Phaedra Chandler, Trinity member and Southwest Texas Reconciling Ministries Team member. http://www.tumc.org/
Thursday, May 3: Noon-2pm in Chapel at Saint John’s UMC: http://stjohnsaustin.org/ Join us for a contemplative moment in the chapel, with individual prayer and an indoor labyrinth walk.