Dr. Ed Robb Announces Retirement

Ed Talk with Dr. Robb and Mark

Welcome to Episode 2 of Ed Talks. In this episode, you’ll hear Dr. Robb and Mark discuss Dr. Robb’s favorite scripture as he reflects on this transition, and Mark’s vision for guiding the people back to church after a challenging year in the pandemic. They both look forward to the changes to come with great joy and confidence.

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Dr. Robb Retirement

Dr. Edmund W. Robb III will be retiring as Senior Pastor of The Woodlands UMC effective June 30, 2021, at the end of the Texas Annual Conference year. Dr. Robb founded the church in 1978 when The Woodlands was only a fledgling community of families. He has remained as the pastor of the church for 43 years and has overseen the tremendous growth of church membership and outreach. Bishop Scott Jones will appoint Reverend Mark Sorensen to become the Senior Pastor upon the retirement of Dr. Robb.

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Dr. Robb and Mark are working through the transition and your questions are important to us. We will update this page throughout the transition process so please refer back for additional information.

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Added: 4/22/2021