What began as a single act of good will and compassion for one Pandora woman has grown into an enduring program of generosity and kindness, fostered by a church and a community. On Sunday, October 22, parishioners at Pandora United Methodist church gave praise, thanks, and a well-deserved pat on the back to Rev. Carolyn Scott and themselves for their efforts to help the homeless by providing, to date, 500 sleeping bags to the forgotten.
FREE ADVENT RESOURCES FOR YOU!
Our series is called “Backstory: Rediscovering the Advent Season” and includes 4 weeks of resources. (A related Christmas Eve set will be released in the coming days).
See the video here: https://vimeo.com/240285177
There are two options now to download the resources.
Option 1 – The Complete set:
To download the complete set in one file, use this link (Note: This is a 1.75GB download):
Hyde Park Community United Methodist Church in Cincinnati is looking for three to five interns for their summer outreach program. Interns will work alongside community organizations that minister to children in a camp setting or literacy setting, create affordable housing, and distribute furniture to families who have just obtained permanent housing. Interns spend time leading Bible studies, serving alongside work teams, helping to coordinate and lead nightly worship, and serving as the connection point between teams and ministry partners.
The Power of One: Inspiration Leads to an Upwelling of Good Works
A Holiday Celebration
Clergy and Spouse/Guest Christmas Dinner
Monday, December 4, 2017
Gather at 6:00pm - Dinner at 6:30pm
The Leipsic Community Center Gymnasium
120 E. Main St., Leipsic, OH
Please RSVP to nwplains [at] wocumc.org (Northwest Plains District Office) before November 21st
LAKE JUNALUSKA, NORTH CAROLINA _ Placing emphasis on the values of unity, space and contextuality - all for the sake of mission – the Council of Bishops (COB) is exploring sketches of three models as possible directions for a way forward for The United Methodist Church over LGBTQ inclusion.
As All Saints Day worship wrapped up at Floresville United Methodist Church, the Rev. Peter Aguilar got word of a mass shooting.It had happened at First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, in the same rural Texas county as his church. “I know the sheriff, so I called him and said, ‘Do you need me?’” Aguilar recalled in a phone interview.
Puerto Rico is rising up from the devastation of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, but the U.S. territory continues to need The United Methodist Church’s help.
Bishop Hector Ortiz shared that message Nov. 6 after dinner with the denomination’s Council of Bishops.
Ortiz leads the Methodist Church of Puerto Rico, which is an autonomous denomination that continues to have close ties with The United Methodist Church. Ortiz is a member of the Council of Bishops, which is meeting Nov. 5-8 at Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center.
Bishop Gregory V. Palmer has received word that an appeal was forwarded to the North Central Jurisdiction Court of Appeals today. The appeal refers to the West Ohio Conference Committee on Investigation’s decision concerning a complaint filed against The Reverend David Wayne Meredith. This process is noted in paragraphs 2715 and 2716 of the 2016 Book of Discipline of The United Methodist Church.