Five decades is always an important milestone, and 2018 marks the Big 5-0 for The United Methodist Church. That’s the reason we’ve compiled a quick list of 50 reasons the world is a better place thanks to the witness and work of the people of the UMC.
There are so many more we could list and you surely have your own reasons. We encourage you to share them using #UMC50.
Greetings in Christ Jesus:
Earlier this year I spoke to you about 1968 being a watershed year in many ways. That is probably true of every year, depending on your social location and/or your reading of history. That said, 1968 stands out in my mind as BIG. The assassinations, presidential politics, where we were in Viet Nam and on and on. We who lived through it could regale one another with our recollections. Continue reading
On April 23, 1968, two churches came together to form The United Methodist Church.To honor and celebrate the 50th Anniversary of The United Methodist Church, and in looking toward an uncertain - yet hopeful - future, Bishop Gregory V. Palmer has invited individuals and churches around the Conference to pray with and for The United Methodist Church on Monday, April 23.
Suggested prayers and other resources can be found here.
The UMW will be assembling in Columbus on May 18 - 20, 2018, and many volunteers are needed for various jobs throughout the weekend to extend our hospitality to our visitors from all over the country and throughout the world! Volunteer opportunities start May 15 and run through May 20.
SAIL (Safe Alliance of Interfaith Leaders) and they will be holding an Interfaith Prayer Breakfast at the Dublin Community Rec Center on May 3rd from 730am-830am to coincide with and commemorate the National Day of Prayer. The Mayor of Dublin will be the keynote speaker.
Registration is $10 and is due April 23rd. if anyone has any questions contact Pastor Neil Gaiser at 614-353-2664, pastorneilgaiser [at] gmail.com.
ORV 'dig deeper' workshops are back and all new for 2018! This year we're offering two opportunities on each day to better fit your schedule. Choose either 11:30am-1:30pm or 6-8pm. A meal is included so you have no excuse not to give at least one of them a try! See which ones look good to you and sign up today.