"Tater" says Thank You!

Praise be to God for all those who brought their potatoes, 2080 pounds, to annual conference to help feed the hungry. They were handed out the same day they were delivered to the Seagate Food Bank in Toledo.

Praise be to God also for those who helped Society of St Andrew with their generous donations of $969.40. This will help ship potatoes to where they are needed in this country.

South Webster Christ UMC Receives UM Rural Advocates Award

The West Ohio Conference chose South Webster Christ UMC (Shawnee Valley) as the overall smaller congregation vital church. They received the WO-UMRA William B. Murray Vital Town and Country Church Award and $1,000 to use for a mission/outreach project of their choice. Presentation of the award was made at Annual Conference by Bishop Palmer.

Mission U

Mission U is a diverse community of people learning to put their faith into practical action in the current world context. Mission U reflects the theology of The United Methodist Church and the practice of joining personal holiness with social holiness. Through worship, in-depth study, music, prayer, sharing and exploring, we invite you to grow with us in understanding of the mission of the church.

Members of 2014 Retiring Class Share in Day Apart

On Tuesday, April 29, the Rev. Jim Waugh, the Retiree Representative on the Board of Ordained Ministry welcomed eighteen members of the 2014 retiring class of clergy to a day apart designed to address the issues of transition from active ministry into retirement.  In addition several spouses of the retiring class also participated in the event.  The theme for the day was  “Your Retirement: Realities and Surprises.”