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Saturday, Sep 9, 2017
This week we are praying for the Capitol Area North District Office, Centenary UMC, and Bellefontaine UMC Centenary UMC Centenary is a historically Black Church which is becoming increasingly multicultural.  It is located at 2048 Denune Ave in Columbus.  In their own words,  Centenary is a church who worships God through outreach and service to God's people in our communities and our world as we allow God to stretch and mold us. Centenary received a new pastor... continue reading
Friday, Sep 8, 2017
If you would like to show your support of the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) program click the link below to see what you can do.    September 26, 2017 Dear Rapid Response Team members, As many of you know, faith communities have had a huge role in drumming up support for Dreamers during various iterations of the Dream Act and in getting the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program established. Thousands of churches, synagogues, mosques and... continue reading
Thursday, Sep 7, 2017
Flood buckets should be dropped off at the West Ohio Conference Center, 32 Wesley Blvd., Worthington, OH 43085 November 13 - 15, 11:00 am - 7:00 pm.  They will be shipped out on November 16.  If you have questions contact Kris Shoaf, kshoaf [at] wocumc.org  
Thursday, Aug 17, 2017
Here are some helpful resources to help you start or manage your church’s social media accounts.
Thursday, Aug 17, 2017
Fall into Prayer with us this September 15 Since I heard about your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love for all God’s people, this is the reason that 16 I don’t stop giving thanks to God for you when I remember you in my prayers. 17 I pray that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, will give you a spirit of wisdom and revelation that makes God known to you. 18 I pray that the eyes of your heart will have enough light to see what is the hope o... continue reading
Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017
A four-session class will meet at Worthington UMC, 600 High St., Worthington, each Wednesday, April 11 – May 2, at 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm.  When a son or daughter comes out to his/her parents as lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, or transgender, the family faces new challenges and opportunities, especially as people of faith. Join other parents and families in a safe setting to address questions and concerns around how to support your child, how to navigate a relationship in... continue reading
Sunday, May 28, 2017
Last year as a part of the charge conference process we worked to streamline the reporting requirements for our churches.  We are hoping that the information below will help you to better plan for completion of these reports.  These are the subsequent reporting requirements and time frames: Committee Reports due June 1 – Fund Balance (Audit) Report – Finance Committee; Clergy Evaluation – S/PPRC; Trustee Legal and Property Report and Parsonage Inspection – Trus... continue reading
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
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Monday, Apr 10, 2017
Easter!   Written by Rev. Linda Middelberg Mary Magdalene went and announced to the disciples, “I have seen the Lord”  John 20:18 One of my favorite hymn writers is Brian Wren.  When I was planning worship, I would sing “Christ is Risen” all year long.  The third verse reminds us that because Christ is risen the world has changed forever!  Christ is risen! Earth and heaven Nevermore shall be the same. Break the bread of new creation... continue reading
Friday, Jan 6, 2017
At Horizon Prison Initiative, we believe that honor, respect, and dignity are due to each and every human being, not because of the greatness of their achievements nor how they have behaved, but because they are home to a soul that is inherently holy. Please join us to learn more about our work with incarcerated men and women, ask questions, and discover what it means to be a Horizon volunteer. January 22, 2017, 3:00 - 5:00 pm at North Broadway UMC, 48 E. North... continue reading