• Walking together
  • Pumpkin Patches are coming!

Welcome to the Crossroads District!

 

 

The Crossroads district is made up of  70 United Methodist churches from Victoria to Manor, Seguin to Columbus, Edna to Del Valle, and beyond. God is bringing us together as one district of the Rio Texas Conference of the United Methodist Church. We exist to support local churches and communities of faith make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation for the world! Pray for God to do a special work in us and in our communities.

 

Continue to be in prayer with us as we begin this new chapter in our District, welcoming our clergy, both new and returning appointments. May we seek Christ's guidance fervently as we strive towards FRUITFULNESS in our congregations and ministries.

Contact Information

Crossroads District UMC
5606 N Navarro St
Suite 200 C/D
Victoria, Texas 77904
Phone 361 573-4233
Fax 361-573-4392
Mobile 210-382-4085

Announcements

  • Lay Servant Training *November 1-2nd

    Lay Servant Training is around the corner!

    Register for the Basic or Advanced training on November 1-2nd at Cathedral Oaks Worship & Retreat center (1225 CR 248, Weimar, 78962)

    Registration forms are to be mailed in to the District office along with the $50 payment. Please ensure registration & payment are postmarked by October 18th. 

    FLYER

    Registration form - Advanced

    Registration form - Basic

  • Charge Conference Season has begun!

    Looking for editable documents of the Charge Conference forms?

    HERE THEY ARE

  • Scholarships Available

    Looking for funds for school? The Rio Texas Annual Conference Board of Ordained Ministry strongly supports our seminary students and offers financial assistance whenever when funding becomes available. Scholarships and Book Expenses are awarded to qualified applicants once a year. 

    The Board of Ordained Ministry is currently offering $15,000 in Scholarships per academic year. Completing the application will qualify a student for the BoOM scholarship, the "Then Sings My Soul" scholarship and the Rio Texas Perkins Alumni scholarship (for Perkins students only).

    CLICK HERE for more information and ways to apply.

    The next deadline for July 10, 2020. 

    Scholarships for Book Expenses are also available at this time, with deadlines as follows: 

     Fall Semester:            September 30

  • Camino Pilgramage * October 30-November 5

    Walking pilgrimage from Sarria to Santiago

    If you are interested in joining this pilgrimage from October 30-November 5th, please contact Pastor Jeana Martin from Wesley UMC in Harlingen, TX. 

    Email

    FLYER

  • District Pastors & Professionals meeting

    The next Pastors and Professionals meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, November 19th. (Location TBD)

  • Crossroads Emmaus

    The next Emmaus Gathering will be on Friday, September 20th at 6 pm at First United Methodist in Seadrift.

    103 W. Baltimore Ave (Seadrift, 77983) 

    Visit the Crossroads Emmaus website for more information on future walks and gatherings. 

    Crossroads Emmaus Community

  • Interim Program Director

    Fritzi Simon
    Interim Program Director

    We are pleased to announce that Fritzi Simon will be assuming the role of Interim Program Director for the Crossroads District during the period of time that we seek to hire someone permanently for this position. Fritzi is the ideal choice to keep the work of programming underway for the District as she is very familiar with the activities of the District in her role as Co-Lay Leader and also Co-Chair of the Board of Laity. 

     

    The District Office is still accepting applications for the Program Director position until July 15th. Click on the Info Center tab for details. 

  • Candidacy Information

    Click on the Info Center Tab for details on the Candidacy Process and Course of Study 

  • Annual Conference 2020 & 2021

    Save the date for Annual Conference 2020 and 2021

    Wednesday, June 10- Saturday, June 13, 2020 at American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, TX 

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    Wednesday, June 9 - Saturday, June 12, 2021 at McAllen Convention Center in McAllen, TX. 

  • Check out the United Methodist Men's tab!!
  • Leadership Interest Survey

    Click HERE to print the Leadership Interest Survey. 

    If you are interesting in serving on a District Committee such as Trustees, Building & Location, Disaster Response, Young People's Team and more, let us know by checking that box and sending in your form to the Crossroads District Office. 

    Mail: 5606 N. Navarro Ste. 200 C/D
            Victoria, TX 77904

    Email: gocrossroadsdistrict@gmail.com

    Fax: 361-573-4392

     

  • Job Opportunity at First UMC Edna

    First UMC Edna seeks Music Director to direct Choir & Harmony Chimes, and to play piano / organ for the 11am Sunday Traditional worship service, and other special services throughout the year. This is a part-time position and compensation will commensurate with experience.

    Contact:  Rev. Kelli Williamson      pastorkelliw@gmail.com 

     

     

  • Stop & Pray

     “Again, truly I tell you that if two of you on earth agree about anything they ask for, it will be done for them by my Father in heaven. For where two or three gather in my name, there am I with them.” 

    ~Matthew 18:19-20

    *Let's take a moment each day to pray for the church, the Crossroads District, the Rio Texas Conference, and the United Methodist body as a whole. 

  • Job Opportunity a Gonzales FUMC

    Click on the INFO TAB for more details on the following part-time positions available at Gonzales FUMC. 

    *Contemporary Worship leader

    *Choir Director 

  • Resources for Church Safety Policies

    If your church is looking for clarification, policy and release form templates or other Safe Gatherings resources, click on the link below. 

    RESOURCES

    Editable Policy Template (Info Center tab)

    The Rio Texas Conference website also has details on several in person and online trainings to complete your Safe Gatherings training as well as special webinars on specific topics like how you can choose the best policy your church. 

    WEBINARS

     

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