• Walking together

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

  • Youth Mid-Winter 2020

    We will be having Youth Mid-Winter at El Shaddai Retreat Center on February 28-March 1, 2020.

    All Campers and Staff will register online using the link below. Please remember that all registrations and payments need to submitted no later than February 12th.

    Online Registration 

    Camp Letter 

    Packing List  

    Flyer

  • SMU Perkins book study * February 22, 2020

    Engage with Dean Craig C. Hill at Houston Lay School of Theology

    February 22, 2020

    St. Paul's United Methodist Church
    5501 Main St. (Houston, TX 77004)


    FLYER LINK

    Register for the event: smu.edu/perkins/hls

    REGISTER BY FEBRUARY 14TH AND RECEIVE A FREE COPY OF
    DEAN HILL'S BOOK Servant of All: Status, Ambition, and the Way of Jesus.  

  • District Pastors & Professionals meeting

    The next Pastors and Professionals meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, February 18th at Columbus First UMC. 

    1229 Milam St. 
    Columbus, 78934

     

    The March Pastors and Professionals meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, March 24th at Henson Chapel in Gonzales.

    1232 St. Andrew Street
    Gonzales, 78629

  • Leadership Workshop - United Methodist Women

    Sharpening Our 20/20 Vision

    Saturday, February 15, 2020

    Schulenburg First United Methodist Church
    209 N. Upton Ave., Schulenburg, TX 78956

    9:00 am-12:00 noon

    (morning coffee and goodies provided, but no noon meal)

     

    Registration Form

  • Clergy Convocation *Date Change

    A ONE DAY CLERGY CONVOCATION
    Monday, April 27, 2020

    University United Methodist Church
    San Antonio Texas.
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    Check-in at 7:30 am

     

  • Licensing School for Local Pastors

    Licensing School is scheduled for May 9-16, 2020 at Cathedral Oaks Worship and Retreat Center. 

    Register HERE

  • Books for Sale

    Attention Crossroads District

    Monday, September 16th, we had a working retreat at Cathedral Oaks led by the District Strategy team. There were several books recommended and available at a Book table

    We have several of these books still available for sale at the District office!

    CLICK HERE to view the books we have, details on prices, etc. 

  • 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

  • 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. 

  • 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

     

  • 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. 

  • 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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