Bishop invites all to Pan-Methodist Advent service

Dear friends in Jesus Christ:

In a few weeks we will turn the page in the Christian calendar and begin a new year. The Christian New Year begins with Advent. The first Sunday in Advent this year is December 2. For a couple of years, the bishops of the Pan-Methodist denominations in Ohio have dreamed of launching some opportunities to make visible the shared heritage and hopes of our churches. (Find out more information on how Pan-Methodist denominations are working together here.) Our first attempt is to come together for worship across Ohio at five sites around the state. The services will be held simultaneously, with each of the five bishops preaching in a church different from his/her denomination. So I am inviting you, as you are able, to identify a service near you and join in on Sunday, December 2, at 4:00 pm. Each location will use a common order of service. Music and worship leadership will come from the local area. Locations...continue reading