Rev. Kendall Waller is the Rio Texas Conference's Finance Director and Administrator. He spoke at AHUMC and answered questions on the logistics of the UMC conversation.
Robert Schnase, resident bishop of the Rio Texas Conference of The United Methodist Church, recently concluded seven gatherings across the conference. Over 2,000 laity and clergy from across the conference attended a regional meeting to hear updated denominational information from Bishop Schnase. Bishop also shared his heart and hopes regarding the future of The United Methodist Church. Video highlights from these events will be published here as they become available.
Bishop Ruben Saenz Jr. is a native of South Texas and a lifelong United Methodist. He was elected bishop in 2016 at the South Central Jurisdictional Conference and assigned to the Great Plains Conference, based in Topeka, Kansas. On January 1, 2022, Bishop Saenz also became the Interim Bishop for the Fort Worth Episcopal Area, while serving the Great Plains Conference.
THE DISCERNMENT CONVERSATION
Rob Renfroe's GMC Videos
Rob Renfroe is the pastor of adult discipleship at The Woodlands Methodist Church in The Woodlands, Texas. The Woodlands Methodist Church voted in August of 2022 to disafiiliate from the United Methodist Church and join the Global Methodist Church. Below are six videos Rob produced regarding disafilliation from the UMC.
Adam Hamilton's UMC Videos
Adam Hamilton is the senior pastor of Church of the Resurrecion in Leawood, Kansas. Church of the Resurrection is the largest United Methodist Church in the United States and is committed to remaining in the UMC. Below are six videos Adam produced in response to Rob Renfroe's videos regarding disaffiliation.