Monday, Dec 18, 2017
Advent Week 3 - Isaiah 61:1-2a The spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me, because the LORD has anointed me; he has sent me to bring good news to the oppressed, to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and release to the prisoners; to proclaim the year of the Lord's favor,   This passage from Isaiah is what Jesus reads from the scroll in the synagogue in Luke 4:4-30 as he starts his official ministry.  For Luke, it is Jesus’ mission stateme... continue reading
Thursday, Dec 14, 2017
Summer Impact at Hyde Park UMC - Interns, Youth Groups needed Summer Impact groups work alongside nine city ministry partners ministering to children in a camp setting or literacy setting, working alongside contractors as they create affordable housing, alongside a furniture bank distributing furniture to families who have just obtained permanent housing, as well as many other partners and experiences. Hyde Park Community UMC employ 3-5 interns each summer. Int... continue reading
Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017
Advent Week 2 Mark 1:1-3 The beginning of the good news of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.  As it is written in the prophet Isaiah, "See, I am sending my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way;  the voice of one crying out in the wilderness: 'Prepare the way of the Lord, make his paths straight,'"   It feels like I have spent 2 weeks preparing my house for Christmas.  I have an extraordinary amount of Christmas decorations!  Most were given to me or... continue reading
Saturday, Dec 2, 2017
1 Corinthians 1:3-9 3 Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.  4 I thank my God always for you, because of God’s grace that was given to you in Christ Jesus.  5 That is, you were made rich through him in everything: in all your communication and every kind of knowledge, 6 in the same way that the testimony about Christ was confirmed with you. 7 The result is that you aren’t missing any spiritual gift while you wait for our Lord Jes... continue reading
Friday, Dec 1, 2017
Join area churches in sharing the love of Christ by offering people a free cup of hot cocoa and inviting them to worship!  The national "Unwrap the True Meaning of Christmas" tour will be in Columbus on Tuesday, December 12th, from 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm at the corner of E. State St. and S. Third St. in downtown Columbus, between the State House and Columbus Commons. All are welcome to participate!  In addition to passing out hot cocoa we will be collecting diapers... continue reading
Thursday, Nov 30, 2017
We invite you to join us this Advent as we celebrate the birth of Christ! Addresses and contact information for all of our churches can be found here. Friday, December 1                   18th annual Pastor Kenneth Lee's Christmas Dinner Concert, 7:00 pm, Bethel International UMC New Faith Family Worship: Free Community Dinner will be provided at 6:15 pm and worship will begin at 7:00 pm.  Casual family worship with music; make a family advent wreath, Maple Gro... continue reading
Monday, Nov 20, 2017
Last spring a team of clergy from the Capitol Area North District traveled to Cuba to learn about ministry opportunities there. The island sustained damage during Hurricane Irma and they still have not recovered.  UMCOR is not able to render services here, so the Capitol Area North District would like to support several ministries in Cuba for our Christmas mission this year.  Would your church consider adding this to your list of missions for your Christmas off... continue reading
Friday, Nov 17, 2017
Click the attachment below for information on the Firefighters for Kids toy distribution in the city of Columbus. 
Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017
United Methodist Communications, in association with, has developed sermon starters, videos, and collateral materials.  Many items are free!    Read more here, and get your free download here.  See the document below for information on all of the available resources. 
Saturday, Oct 28, 2017
The West Ohio Conference Office – Rev. Donnetta Peaks and the Office of Ministry, and Rev. Dee Stickley-Miner, Connectional Ministries Please pray for all of the candidates preparing for upcoming interviews, those along the path toward credentialing and all credentialed persons.      Asbury North UMC and Rev. Michaela Jasper      The Vietnamese Ministry at Maize Manor and Pastor Tuyet Tran