Welcome to the Rio Texas Crossroads District website!

We, the Crossroads District, made up of 70 churches and nearly 12,000 members of churches from Seguin to Columbus, and from Elgin to Victoria are pleased to serve you and our Lord! We hope your visit to our website will provide you the information and resources that you need. We also 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.


Year End Report *Opens January 4-21, 2022

To access Mission Connect database to begin entering the Year End Reports, click the link below: 

You can also go to this site by clicking 2021 Local Church Report under Admin Services > Forms & Reports on the Rio Texas website www.riotexas.org

Additional forms and instructions can be found by clicking the Resources tab, including the Fund Balance Report & Membership Audit form.

Access to enter data will close on Friday, January 21, 2022. Thank you!

Advanced Lay Servant Class * VIRTUAL February 26, 2022

Greetings we are excited to announce an Advanced Lay Servant Class for the Rio Texas Conference.
Life Together in the United Methodist Connection
This class will be a Virtual Zoom course Saturday February 26 2022 from 8:30 am to 5 pm.
Life Together in the United Methodist Connection is an advanced course in Lay Servant
Ministries that gives participants an overview of the structure and organization of The
United Methodist Church. 

Please use the link below to register for this Conference course. This Course is a required course for
those Lay Servants who wish to become certified Lay Speakers.

The required text are:
Warner, Laceye C: The Method of Our Mission (or a later version, if available).
Abingdon, 2014.
Amazon link https://www.amazon.com/Method-Our-Mission-Methodist-
Cokesbury link: https://www.cokesbury.com/The-Method-of-Our-Mission

Youth Mid-Winter 2022

Registration is now open for Youth Mid-Winter! Click HERE to register. 


February 25-27, 2022 at El Shaddai Retreat Center in Yorktown.


Youth Mid-Winter Scholarship Application

Youth Mid-Winter 2022

Charge Conference Forms

Charge Conference forms are available under the Resources tab

All forms are due to the District office no later than Friday, November 19th

If you need any assistance with the forms or have questions, feel free to contact the District office. Also, you can stop by the church for in person assistance 

Next few drop off dates:

Friday, November 5th at Schulenburg FUMC 10 am-4 pm

Saturday, November 13th at Smithville FUMC 10 am-4 pm

**New Addition:
Thursday, November 18th at Flatonia UMC 10 am-4 pm
403 E. North Main St. (Flatonia, 78941)


2022 Apportionment Notice

Apportionment letters for 2022 have been mailed out by the Conference office. If you have not received your apportionment information, please contact the District office. 

If you have questions about your church's apportionment notice, click the link below for some clarification from the Conference office.

Reminder: 2021 Apportionment payments are due by Friday, January 7th, 2022 at noon. 

Thank you!


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