Media

Gain perspective with this collection of videos and podcasts featuring our pastors and lay leaders at The Woodlands Methodist Church. New media will be added, so check back for new additions to this library of resources.

Member Survey Results

November 12, 2022 — Join Senior Pastor Mark Sorensen and Executive Pastor of Administration Drew Essen for a high-level review of key findings from the fall 2022 Member Survey. (Review full survey results here).

Phase 2 Discernment Announcement

September 16, 2022 — Hear from Senior Pastor Mark Sorensen and Board of Trustees Chairman Mark Hanley regarding the next phase of TWMC’s denominational discernment.

Post-vote Celebration

August 14, 2022 — On the other side of a successful disaffiliation vote, we are excited and expectant for the future of God’s ministry. Join us in celebrating this historic moment in the life of our church.

Mark's Vote Response

August 7, 2022 - Our congregational vote was a success because of your involvement and your support of our shared mission to Win People to Jesus Christ, Disciple Them in Faith, and Help Those in Need.

Call To Disaffiliate

July 24, 2022 — Senior Pastor Mark Sorensen delivers his vision for God's ministry through graceful separation from the greater United Methodist

Podcast

Alike and Aligned? Envisioning a Future in the GMC

November 12, 2022 — As TWMC builds a blueprint for the future, does it share a vision and purpose with the Global Methodist Church? Join Pastors Susan Kent, Mark Swayze, and Senior Pastor Mark Sorensen as they discuss the discernment frameworks for future ministry at TWMC in comparison to the denominational offerings of The GMC.

New & Nimble: Methodist Networks

November 12, 2022 — What are the pros and cons of remaining an independent, affiliated Methodist Church? Join Senior Pastor Mark Sorensen, Church at Woodforest lead pastor, Brent Parker, and Loft lead pastor, Daniel Lumpee, as they discuss the newest affiliation option — the self-governing, Wesleyan Methodist Network of large churches.

Why Go Global?

July 19, 2022 — Join Rev. Pierce Drake, TWMC’s Pastor of Community Formation, and a very special guest, Rev. Carolyn Moore of the Art of Holiness blog and podcast, to gain understanding and perspectives on the newly formed Global Methodist Church. Moore is a longtime friend of The Woodlands Methodist Church, the current Global Council Chairwoman of the Wesleyan Covenant Association, and a leading advocate for traditional congregations discerning disaffiliation from the greater United Methodist denomination.

Not Peace, but Glory

July 19, 2022 — We can live a life of peace and comfort, or we can live a life that is great and glorious. But we cannot do both. Join pastors Rob Renfroe and Luann Riley and Loft Lead Pastor Daniel Lumpee for a conversation on courageous living as individuals and as a church in these days of denominational discernment. (Referenced in this episode: Redefining Glory, Rob Renfroe)

Equipping the Next Generation of Christian Leaders

July 7, 2022 — What are we teaching, and how are we leading the next generation of Christian leaders to be true to God's Word? Join pastors Susan Kent and Mark Swayze and Senior Pastor Mark Sorensen as they share our church’s vision and plan to equip your children and students to carry the true Gospel forward in faith.

Gain perspective with this collection of videos and podcasts featuring our pastors and lay leaders at The Woodlands Methodist Church. New media will be added, so check back for new additions to this library of resources.

Member Survey Results

November 12, 2022 — Join Senior Pastor Mark Sorensen and Executive Pastor of Administration Drew Essen for a high-level review of key findings from the fall 2022 Member Survey. (Review full survey results here).

Phase 2 Discernment Announcement

September 16, 2022 — Hear from Senior Pastor Mark Sorensen and Board of Trustees Chairman Mark Hanley regarding the next phase of TWMC’s denominational discernment.

Post-vote Celebration

August 14, 2022 — On the other side of a successful disaffiliation vote, we are excited and expectant for the future of God’s ministry. Join us in celebrating this historic moment in the life of our church.

Mark's Vote Response

August 7, 2022 - Our congregational vote was a success because of your involvement and your support of our shared mission to Win People to Jesus Christ, Disciple Them in Faith, and Help Those in Need.

Call To Disaffiliate

July 24, 2022 — Senior Pastor Mark Sorensen delivers his vision for God's ministry through graceful separation from the greater United Methodist

Equipping The Next Generation Of Christian Leaders

June 25, 2022 — What are we teaching, and how are we leading the next generation of Christian leaders to be true to God's Word? Join pastors Susan Kent and Mark Swayze and Senior Pastor Mark Sorensen as they share our church’s vision and plan to equip your children and students to carry the true Gospel forward in faith.