God Loves You… No Matter What

Really.
Really!
And we seek to be a place that loves you no matter what, too.
You matter to us, and you matter to God.

Posts

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Listening to our Hearts

May 22, 2024A Note from Pastor April Dear Friends, I’ve been back from my renewal leave for six months this week, and I continue to feel the benefits of those four months away. Some of the gifts were expected — rest, time with family and friends, and a chance to travel were among the highlights. One of the greatest gifts, however, was entirely a surprise. The time away gave me time to LISTEN to what my heart truly desires. I’m…
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The Church

May 15, 2024A Note from Pastor April Dear Friends, Spending time with family has always been really precious to me. When Martin and I made the move to Ohio in 2003, we left behind our families in Arkansas. Since then, my immediate family has only become more scattered across the US (my sister in Seattle and my brother and his wife in Colorado). Though we make lots of efforts to stay connected and see each other throughout the year, I…
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Help Greet Families for Preschool Graduations

45-minute Shifts AvailableThursday & Friday, May 16 & 17Sanctuary building Here’s a fun opportunity to serve our weekday preschool families as they come to celebrate their child’s graduation! You’ll welcome families to the event, hand out programs, and direct people to the sanctuary, restrooms, etc. We always want to be strengthening our good connection between the church and the weekday preschool, and this is one way to do that! The graduation programs are at 9:30am, 10:30am, and 1pm both days,…
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UMC General Conference Decisions

Announcement about General Conference Decisions Over the last two weeks, members of The United Methodist Church gathered in Charlotte, NC, for the postponed 2020 General Conference. While the General Conference made many important decisions, we want to lift up some specific changes that relate to the full inclusion of LGBTQ+ people into the life of the Church. This General Conference voted to: We give thanks for progress in the pursuit of justice and inclusion. May our connection grow in love,…

Events

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9am Traditional Worship in the Sanctuary

Join us for 9am Traditional Worship in person, online, or on demand. Hymns, organ prelude, Chancel Choir most weeks, a few more liturgical elements… all the wonderful traditional elements of worship you love. Jody Hepp directs our choir, and Tony Hagood accompanies. Details and livestream links are HERE. Wondering what to expect when you attend in person? Look HERE.
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10:30am Family Worship in the Sanctuary

With families with children in mind, the service will be shorter (approximately 45-50 minutes). Music is led by Jody Hepp, Director of Music; Jeff Rone, Director of Contemporary Music; and Tony Hagood, Accompanist. Godly Play for children (year round) and the Youth small group for teens (school year) will meet at this time. Details and livestream links are HERE. Wondering what to expect when you attend in person? Look HERE.
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Godly Play (Children’s Ministry)

Children age 4 through sixth grade are invited every Sunday to participate in Godly Play with Ms. Lindsay and Ms. Nikki and our amazing team of volunteers! Come wonder with us as we explore the stories of the Bible in child-friendly ways. Come down the long hallway from the Sanctuary and meet at the bottom of the stairs. Look for grownups in green God Loves You No Matter What tee shirts. If you’re new, a Hospitality Team member will cheerfully…
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11:15am Nontraditional Worship in Warehouse 839

We’ll sing with the Warehouse 839 band, pray, hear scripture and a message, and be together in the presence of the Holy Spirit. We’re Livestreaming! Click/tap the image to be directed to our livestream page for this service. You can also watch on Facebook Live. Volunteer to Help Out If you’d like to help out with worship planning, music, sound, media, hospitality, livestream hosting, nursery (which can be a paid gig), or other roles, sign up here and we’ll get…

Giving

Thank you for helping to show the people of Hilliard and beyond that God loves all of us no matter what! Your generosity is making a real difference, friends, and we are humbled and grateful to be in partnership with you.