Welcome

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.

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 DS 210-382-4085

Announcements

  • Fall Youth Mini-Retreat 2022

    Save the date!

    Youth Fall Retreat at Cathedral Oaks in Weimar
    Saturday, October 8 - Sunday, October 9

    Register 

  • Charge Conference Forms are available!!

    Access this year's Charge Conference fillable forms under the Resources tab or click here.

  • Basic Lay Servant Training * November 4-5, 2022

    Basic Lay Servant Training

    November 4-5, 2022

    Basic Course: Led by: Rev. Elizabeth Edmiston, Manor First United Methodist Church

    The Basic Course focuses on the many ways Lay Servants are called to be in ministry through such things as preaching, leading, teaching, serving, proclaiming the gospel, disciple-making, storytelling, and growing through personal spiritual formation. Purposes include caring, leading, and communicating.

    Student book (to be purchased – and read - ahead of time):

    Lay Servant Ministries
    ISBN-10  :  0881776262
    ISBN-13  :  978-0881776263  

    Available on Amazon = $11.00
    Upper Room Bookstore: $12.00
    Cokesbury: $9.99


    Registration deadline: October 18, 2022
    Registration fee: $50 (Scholarships available)

    REGISTER HERE

    What to bring:

    -Sleeping Bag or linens for single bed                      *Starting at 6 pm on 11/4
    -Toiletries
    -Hand/Bath Towel
    -Bible
    -Paper for Note Taking
    -Pen/Pencil
    -Comfortable Clothes
    -2016 Book of Discipline, if possible
    -A snack to share with others

  • Lay Servant Ministry Training * October 15, 2022

    Lay Servant Ministry Training Opportunity

    Saturday, October 15, 2022  9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

    St. Luke's United Methodist Church in Corpus Christi, TX

    Basic and Advanced courses available. Click below for the registration forms.

    Deadline to register is October 10th 

    Registration

  • 2022 Clergy Appointments

    Click HERE to see the Conference Appointment changes for 2022.

  • Leadership Interest Surveys

    The Crossroads District Nominations Committee has begun its work to fill vacancies for positions on various committees and organizations in the Crossroads District. To achieve this goal, we need nominations of members of congregations on our District whom you assess to be willing, capable and gifted in appropriate areas of service. 

    Pray about members and leaders in your congregations and please consider serving yourself. All completed surveys should be turned in to the district office by March 31, 2022.

    Below is a copy of the form mailed out to all churches as well as emailed to pastors.

    Leadership Survey Form

    Online Survey 

  • ERT's assist a Family devastated by Flood Waters

    While the rain appeared to be nothing unusual when this family looked out the window, upstream a Disaster was brewing. Heavy rains along the Gonzales/Wilson county line was causing the stream behind their house to rapidly rise. Within minutes water was entering the house and the homeowner rushed his family to escape down their road. Fortunately, all were able to make it out safely, but their home sustained significant water damage. ERT’s were able to remove the wet, soggy drywall and enable the family to return to their home, from their temporary shelter.

    For more information about the Early Response Team program, go to www.riotexasresponse.org. Or visit our FaceBook site : riotxdr

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