I would like to invite you to keep our North Katanga mission team in your prayers. There are 11 people meeting at the Columbus airport at 4:00 am Sunday to begin their journey to Kamina. They will return on the17th. Team members represent three districts and four congregations. Their names are below. Knowing you are surround in prayer makes such a difference when you are leading and serving in mission.
Tornado Relief in Washington, Illinois June 1-7, 2014
Children at Centerville United Methodist Church are growing their own fresh vegetables to supplement its Food4Summer program which provides meals to 95 children in Centerville City Schools qualifying for the free and reduced lunch program during the school year.
The unique lifecycle of the monarch butterfly is a long but fruitful process to observe. Elders at Otterbein Monclova, an Otterbein Skilled Nursing & Rehab Neighborhood, are watching the lifecycle firsthand as their very own monarch caterpillars make the transformation to butterfly.
The issue involving unaccompanied immigrant children and stranded families along the U.S. southern border continues, and so must the efforts to help those affected. UMCOR has provided emergency grants to support church efforts to bring comfort and hospitality to these sojourners.
At Maria Stein Spiritual Retreat Center, 50 United Methodists are gathered together for spiritual and practical training on their journey to become licensed local pastors for the West Ohio Conference.
Today more than one-third of United Methodist churches across the denomination are served by local pastors and associate members, and that number is growing. The local pastor performs all the duties of a pastor but is authorized to do so only at his or her particular congregation, while the elder may perform the functions of a pastor anywhere.
Last week in Ada, Ohio the chants of "Good Job, Good Job, G-O-O-D-J-O-B, Good Job, Good Job!" could be heard resonating across the campus of Ohio Northern University (ONU) as United Methodists and guests of all ages encouraged each other in new global missional learning experiences.
1st Saturday of the month at 4:00pm
Calvary UMC, 24362 W. Third Street, Grand Rapids OH
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