Approximately 350 members of approximately 70 CME churches in the region converged on Texarkana for the East Texas CME Convention this week. Reverends, wives, missionaries, youth and children were among the attendees who filled up the Hilton Garden Inn and held their worship services, church business meetings, and conducted training at the Texarkana, Texas Convention Center.
Pastor Van Williams is the planner for the state of Texas CME conventions.
“This is our third time hosting our annual conference in Texarkana,” he said. “This staff has set the standard for hospitality and service with their accessible location, modern amenities and stellar customer service.”
The conference began as guests arrived on Tuesday, July 10th and will finish up Saturday, July 14th. The convention will include two more worship services at 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. this evening.
The convention will return to Texarkana in 2020.