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Monday, Aug 21, 2017
The Maumee Watershed Pre-Charge Conference Briefing will be held on Thursday, August 31st at 3pm.  We will meet at Grace Church in Perrysburg to discuss what needs to be accomplished before the individual Charge Conferences.  The worksheets to begin collecting information are online at Charge Conference Forms.  You can print them and get started on items that take more time. Once the forms are complete, the information will need to be entered under your “MyChur... continue reading
Monday, Aug 21, 2017
Science exerts a strong influence in our culture and it is thought by many that science and Christian faith must be in conflict.  This leads to many, particularly the young, to leave our faith.  There are many places where we must be at odds with our culture but science vs faith need not be one of them.  Ron Myers Ph.D. offers to present a talk with the theme ‘Science and Faith Need Not Collide’  intended for teens and older to help the matter.   For more infor... continue reading
Monday, Aug 14, 2017
Announcing our Fall 2017 Lay Servant Training.  It will take place on October 6-7 at Camp Widewater.  Registration is now open!  The courses offered this year are: Basic Lay Servant Ministry (An introduction): This course is foundational for all courses in Lay Servant Ministries. Participants are encouraged to discover and employ personal spiritual gifts as God intended and to consider the importance of exercising servant leadership, developing future leaders,... continue reading
Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017
Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 10:00am to 3:30pm Council on Development and Maumee Watershed District Does your church have a legacy-building plan designed to equip your future ministry? Join us for a seminar dedicated to helping you understand why the development of a proactive planned giving program is essential to your future. With an anticipated 42 trillion dollars of wealth to be transferred in the next couple of decades, a strategic approach to pl... continue reading
Monday, Jul 24, 2017
Join the MWD at the Henderson Settlement this September 10 - 16. The Experience: Being a part of a mission team can be a life changing experience.  You will experience the satisfaction of working hard to help others in the name of Jesus Christ. You will experience the joy of helping with a project or working at the settlement. You will make new friends on the team and at the settlement.You will be introduced to a community whose people are very loving and close... continue reading
Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017
Are you fatigued?  Do you need a day apart, a break from ministry?  Jesus took breaks away for prayer, silence, and reflection. TARRP (Town and Rural Resource Program) has designed a day of learning, silence, and experiences to renew, revive, and re-fill you for relevant ministry.  Our Revive & Renew for Relevant Ministry will be September 30, 2017, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Camp Wesley, north of Bellefontaine, OH. Retreats are for setting aside time with G... continue reading
Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017
“Traction Tracks” are specific training/resourcing/coaching/implementation components developed within West Ohio’s Missional Church Consultation Initiative (MCCI), now available in individual short courses for churches of any size and setting.  Does your congregation need to gain a new specific aspect of traction in order to begin moving forward into renewed vitality? Consider which of these next Traction Track offerings might be right for you. Every Traction T... continue reading
Monday, Jul 10, 2017
This summer, Superintendent Scot Ocke is challenging us to read and think about the unconventional but popular message of the recent movie and book, The Shack. The Shack pushes many of us to consider some of the most important question of our faith. For example: How do we deal with our sadness? Where is the justice in the world? How can we grow our faith? Why can't I be the judge? How do I forgive and be forgiven? You may want to form a small clergy group, or... continue reading
Wednesday, Jul 5, 2017
Scot and Rae Lynn would like to invite all MWD clergy and their families to join them on Sunday, July 30th at 6pm for the District Clergy & Family Annual Fun Day!  We will be attending the Toledo Mud Hens vs. Rochester Red Wings baseball game at Fifth Third Field. Please see the attached flyer for all of the happenings at the game that night! Reduced tickets are $5 with a family cap of $15.  All newly appointed clergy and their families get FREE tickets! ... continue reading
Wednesday, Jul 5, 2017
The Maumee Watershed District would like to Welcome the following persons who will be serving in our district! Rev. H Kearns to Perrysburg First Jennifer Miller to Associate Pastor at Fremont Hayes Rev. Dwayne Shugert to Rossford Ray Soleau - Supply to Pemberville Rev. Ruth Solo to West Franklin and Pioneer Jack Tibbets – Supply to Liberty Center/Colton, Wilkins & Delta Beulah Rev. Melissa Steinecker – Interim appointment to Risingsun St Paul’s and Kansas B... continue reading