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Friday, Sep 23, 2016
The Wesley Foundation in Cincinnati is looking for groups (UMW, Sunday school classes, Mission teams, UMM, or anyone who likes to feed people) to bring dinner to the Tuesday night Bible study at the Wesley House at UC. About 12-15 gather each Tuesday from 5:30-7pm and begin each evening with a meal. Dinner would need to arrive by 5:15pm, or if it's more convenient, make something ahead and drop it off at the house during the day. You can sign up to bring a meal... continue reading
Monday, Sep 12, 2016
We have recently heard on the news that during the last week of August there were at least 174 heroin overdoses in the Cincinnati area. Most of us have been touched by the heroin epidemic in some way, whether through our families, friends, neighborhood, school, or church. Yet even with high numbers of heroin related overdoses and deaths, even with our state and city leaders forming task forces to address the issue, it is still often a silent epidemic. It is sti... continue reading
Monday, Sep 12, 2016
The Northern Lights Chrysalis community puts on 3-day retreats for youth/young adults ages 15-22 in the Walk to Emmaus tradition. This excellent retreat helps youth become much closer to Christ in a technology free atmosphere and is open to any youth of any church who would like to attend. The next opportunity for boys to participate is January 14-16 and February 18-20 for girls. To learn more, click here or contact krtom [at] gmail.com (Pastor Kurt Tomlinson)... continue reading
Monday, Jun 13, 2016
Celebrating Pentecost on May 15th reminds us of the early work of the disciples in building the church and calls to mind the command that Jesus gave us in the Great Commission, "Therefore go and make disciples of all nations baptizing them in the name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you" Mathew 28:19-20. Discipleship has taken many forms through the years, and changes in response to culture and environme... continue reading
Thursday, May 12, 2016
A very popular fundraising event for the United Methodist Women, Youth groups, etc. is the annual or semi-annual rummage sale. All are invited to shop for great treasures at great prices! Funds raised go to support local church missions. May 20-21 Oxford UMC, 14 N Poplar St, Oxford, Ohio 45056 Information: 513.523.5115   June 2-3 Church of the Saviour UMC, 8005 Pfeiffer Rd, Cincinnati, Ohio 452... continue reading
Monday, May 9, 2016
May 9, 2016    STATEMENT FROM THE WEST OHIO CONFERENCE The West Ohio Conference is aware that a service of worship took place at one of our churches Saturday celebrating the marriage of a United Methodist pastor to his same-sex partner. We know that this event has and will spark a wide range of reactions and responses. Homosexuality and same-sex unions are controversial topics for the church and for society at large. Diversity of opinion often points the way to... continue reading
Wednesday, Apr 27, 2016
Bishop Gregory V. Palmer is pleased to announce the appointment of Rev. Dr. Todd Anderson as a Conference Superintendent assigned to the Ohio River Valley District beginning July 1, 2016. Rev. Anderson will follow Rev. Dr. Brian Brown, who will be relocating outside of West Ohio in July. "Todd's gifts and skills are well suited to the ministry of superintending," said Bishop Palmer. "He brings 'strength to strength' and joins a team of superintendents who are d... continue reading
Friday, Apr 22, 2016
In this letter to the West Ohio Delegation, Rev. Dr .Brian Brown informs the delegation of his decision to discontinue his campaign as an episcopal candidate. Dear Friends, It is with conflicting emotions that I bring this communication. Words cannot express my gratefulness, heartfelt gratitude, and appreciation to members of the West Ohio Conference who have affirmed my gifts by your prayers and endorsement of me as an episcopal candidate. My faith is strengt... continue reading
Friday, Apr 22, 2016
Dear Friends, For the past five years, I have had the privilege of serving as the District Superintendent for the Ohio River Valley. I have grown immensely in my prayer life, spiritually, in relationships formed, and understanding of the complexities and opportunities that are afforded the local church. In addition, I have worked with a phenomenal staff, and have come to love both the clergy and lay members in our district and throughout the West Ohio Annual Co... continue reading
Thursday, Feb 25, 2016
The Wesley Foundation in Cincinnati is the United Methodist Campus Ministry to the University of Cincinnati. It is a residential ministry that provides housing as well.If you know a UC student or a student at a local Cincinnati college or university who is looking for a covenant, Christian community to be a part of, look no further than the Wesley Foundation!Rent is affordable at $525 a month which includes utilities and internet. Add on parking for a nominal f... continue reading