We are currently receiving applications!

The Ambassadors’ Grant was created to encourage young people to consider ministry by reimbursing out of pocket seminary tuition, fees, and book costs incurred by promising young clergy entering the Texas Annual Conference. Grant funds awarded are distributed over a five-year period to recipients who continue to serve the Texas Annual Conference as full-time clergypersons in good standing.

You are eligible to apply if you are:

  • Age 33 or younger at the time of commissioning
  • Serving full-time in the Texas Annual Conference or expect to be as of July 1, 2017
  • Completing seminary this semester or if you have already completed seminary
  • Not yet ordained as a deacon or elder in the United Methodist Church

To apply, simply follow the instructions on the application and send the signed application with required documentation to arrive no later than April 6, 2017, to Ivana Wilson via email at iwilson@txcumc.org or mail to Ivana Wilson, Center for Clergy Excellence, Texas Annual Conference, 5215 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77002. 

If you have questions or concerns, please contact Rev. Elizabeth Duffin at eduffin@txcumc.org.