• Volunteers of all ages and abilities are welcome! Join us on Oct 7th or Nov 4th, 2023.


Welcome to the Rio Texas Crossroads District website!

We, the Crossroads District, made up of churches from Seguin to Columbus, and from Bastrop to Victoria that are pleased to serve you and our Lord! We hope your visit to our website will provide you with the information and resources that you need. We also hope your visit will give you a glimpse into the heart and spirit of our District as we strive to worship and serve God with faithfulness and devotion.


  • Scholarships for UM students


    We award $2+ million in scholarships every year! Help us spread the word.

    We award $2+ million in scholarships every year! Help us spread the word.

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    Scholarship Applications Now Open for United Methodist Students!

    Every year, the United Methodist Higher Education Foundation awards more than $2 million in scholarships to United Methodist students hoping to attend a UM-related college, university, or seminary. Applications are NOW OPEN for scholarships to fund the 2024-2025 academic year!

     Can you help us tell students, families, and churches in your conference or district about these opportunities?


    3 Ways You Can Spread the Word:


    1. Forward UMHEF scholarship information to UM Churches in your area. A press release that can be saved, copied/pasted, and forwarded can be found here.
    2. Include details about our scholarships in your emails, blogs, and/or other communications. Not sure what to say? Here's an idea.
    3. Share UMHEF scholarship posts on Instagram and Facebook.




    Deadline to Apply: March 1, 2024



    thank you



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    UMHEF's Grand Vision


    CALL 615-649-3990  |  EMAIL umhef@umhef.org

  • Room At The Inn-Courtesy of Hispanic United Methodist Church - Celebrating La Trinidad UMC and the new Walnut Springs UMC in the Crossroads District

  • Certificate program in Spanish for Certified Lay Ministers.

  • 2023 Clergy Appointments

    Click Here to see the Conference Appointment changes for 2023.

  • Disaster Relief for Turkey & Syria

    Special announcement from Fritzi Simon below on how you can help with the relief efforts associated with the devastating earthquakes in the region. Please click on the link below:

    Disaster Relief Through UMCOR