Friday, Jul 22, 2016
A Freedom School is: a program that boosts a student’s motivation to read, generates positive attitudes toward learning, and connects the needs of children and families to the resources of their communities. a fun six-week, all-day summer and after-school enrichment program with positive results in increasing reading abilities by one or more grade levels. a tried and true program lifting children from poverty, reducing violence, improving education, and build... continue reading
Wednesday, Jul 13, 2016
Young Voices of Greater Toledo, a children’s chorus for ages 8 – 8th grade, is accepting new singers for their fifth season.  Interested children and parents are invited to attend one of two registration sessions on: Tuesday, Aug. 30, at 6:00 p.m. or Tuesday, Sept. 6, at 6:00 p.m. Both sessions will be located at Monroe Street United Methodist Church, 3613 Monroe St., Toledo.  Each child will receive a free professional evaluation of his/her voice.  Parents w... continue reading
Wednesday, Jul 6, 2016
Every week in June, Toledo Campus Ministry (TCM) had a table setup at UT’s Rocket Launch from 11:30 – 1:00 p.m.  The intention of the table was to reach incoming UT freshman who are interested in being a part of a Christian fellowship on campus.  So far this summer, TCM has collected and been in contact with 143 students. If you know any incoming freshmen, please tell TCM about them and tell them about TCM. We'd love to make the connection and become their fait... continue reading
Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016
Unfortunately the Connecting Neighbors Training for July 9, at Elliston Zion UMC, has been cancelled due to medical issues. We plan to reschedule at a later date.  Thank you for your understanding and we apologize for any inconvenience.  
Thursday, Jun 23, 2016
  Last January I encouraged MWD pastors to be part of a mission experience with Christian Appalachian Project in Eastern Kentucky. We had only a few pastors respond. I want to offer you this opportunity again for this October 23-28, 2016. CAP provides some of the best mission housing I have experienced. The time is very educational. We will meet great people, in great need, who need to hear about and experience the God who provides.  Together we will grow clos... continue reading
Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016
From July 17 to July 23 Maumee UMC Youth Group will be travelling to McCreary County Kentucky to participate in home repair ministry with the Appalachia Service Project.  Currently, we have two spots available for youth participants (those who completed 9th grade through graduating seniors).  If you or someone you know is interested in being a part of mission trip this summer, please e-mail zphillip [at] (Zachary Phillips) As Soon As Possible!
Wednesday, Jun 15, 2016
God bless the people of our annual conference, We saw and heard some great preaching, teaching and music. We met old friends and made new ones. You, the people, donated 3,078 pounds of potatoes and $898.25. The potatoes went to Seagate Food Bank in Toledo to hand out at Wednesday's veteran's food give-away. The money, Tater sent on to the Society of St Andrew to help provide tractor trailer loads of potatoes throughout this country to help feed the hungry.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
“Don’t Miss the Main Event”Spring Conference 2016 Acts 15:1-20 There is a story I love from long ago.  It is about a little boy and his dad.  The little boy hears the circus is coming and goes to his dad and says, ‘Dad, please, please give me a quarter so I can go to the circus.’  A quarter was a lot of money then and the dad didn’t have it to spare, but when he saw the excitement of his son, he dug into his overalls and pulled out a quarter. The boy was so exc... continue reading
Thursday, May 19, 2016
Our visiting migrant families began to arrive at the end of April but many stay well into November. We want to be hospitable since many arrive after a long journey from Texas or Florida and need a few items to help them transition into the camps. Our missioner, Alamar Arriaga, who is the Director of the Bridge of Hope (Puente de Esperanza) at Hayes Memorial UMC in Fremont will distribute these baskets to those first arrivers.  Here is what you need to put into... continue reading
Wednesday, Apr 13, 2016
The MWDUMM are selling red geraniums for Pentecost Sunday, May 15. Adorn your church with these beautiful blood red geraniums, two or three blossoms per plant, for $5.00 each. Individuals can take their ordered plants home or plant them around your church. We have reserved 250 plants at Bench’s Farm Market. All proceeds will benefit the district truck fund. Place an order for your church! Order deadline is Friday, May 6 with delivery May 12 & 13.   Order fo... continue reading