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Prayer & Meditation class starts

6 Monday eveningsOctober 2 – November 67-8pmIn person at churchSanctuary buildingroom 305 Today’s scientists are revealing what people of faith have long known, that prayer and meditation are powerful tools to promote wellness, reduce anxiety, and foster healing. Studies show that a regular practice of prayer or meditation, even 5 minutes a day, can rewire the brain and change the way we react and respond in the world, helping us to be less reactive, anxious, and ashamed, and more rooted…
Wednesday community supper carry out in person free hot meal outreach

Community Supper

Free Hot Meal:Dine In orCarry Out 5:30-6:30pmWednesdays(school year)Menu listed below Volunteers are always needed. Cooks start at 3pm, setup team at 4:30pm, serving team at 5:15pm, and cleanup team and dishwashers at 6pm. We also need delivery drivers to drop off meals to a few families. Come join the fun! This community outreach meal is prepared by Hilliard UMC folks for our neighbors to share in food and fellowship. All Welcome! Invite your friends to stop by, or take them a…
faithkids faith kids children's ministry

Faith Kids

For kids age 4 – 2nd grade Wednesday evenings, school year6:30-7:30pm, with Ms. Lindsay, in person at churchMeets in room 304 (sanctuary building, education wing, upper level) or outside on the playground (outside the Sanctuary building), depending on the weather and the time of year. We follow the Hilliard Schools schedule, so if Hilliard Schools is off, Faith Kids doesn’t meet. Join us in the Social Hall for Wednesday Community Supper beforehand, serving 5:30-6:30pm! God loves us no matter what,…
Faith Finders children weekday kids

Faith Finders

Grades 3-6 Faith Finders meets Wednesday evenings, school year6:30-7:30pm, with Ms. Nikki, in person at churchMeets in the Warehouse 839 gym or outside in the Warehouse 839 parking lot, depending on the weather and time of year. We follow the Hilliard Schools schedule, so if Hilliard Schools is off, Faith Finders doesn’t meet. Join us in the Social Hall for Wednesday Community Supper beforehand, serving 5:30-6:30pm, a great opportunity to meet other families! This group will focus on community and…

9am Traditional Worship

Join us for 9am Traditional Worship in person, online, or on demand. Details and livestream links are HERE. Wondering what to expect when you attend in person? Look HERE.
reforesting faith adult class

Reforesting Faith class starts

6-8 Sunday morningsStarting October 810:15-11:15amSanctuary buildingRoom 306/308 Looking for a different viewpoint on our Earth and what the Bible offers us in scripture through the lens of creation and especially trees? Join us for a 6-8-week study of the book, Reforesting Faith: What Trees Tell Us About the Nature of God and His Love for Us by Michael Sleeth, MD. You’ll need to get your own copy (paperback is around $16). There is a deep connection between God’s love and…
Godly Play Children's Sunday school

Godly Play in Person

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…

10:30am Family Worship

Starting July 9, our 11am service in the Sanctuary will shift by 30 minutes to start at 10:30am. With families with children in mind, the service will be shorter (approximately 45-50 minutes), featuring primarily music and the message. Music will be led by our Director of Music, our new Band Leader, and our Accompanist. Godly Play and the Youth small group will meet at this time (youth small group resumes in the fall). Details and livestream links are HERE. Wondering…
youth group

Youth Small Group

Small group conversation based on the teachings of Jesus. Each week stands alone, so join when you can! WHO: Youth (grades 7-12) WHEN: 10:30am-11:30am every Sunday WHERE: Sanctuary building, room 303 (education wing, upper level) We follow the Hilliard Schools and Youth Group schedule, so no meetings on holiday weekends.
youth group

Youth Group

Join us for fun, a time of worship, and other cool, meaningful stuff. We’ll start with a light meal / heavy snacks, which parents are invited to sign up to provide. We meet during the school year, and we’ll be outside in the Warehouse 839 parking lot or in the youth room inside the Warehouse 839 building. Staff contact: April Andrick, Director of Youth Ministry.
Trunk or Treat children Halloween

Trunk or Treat

Free candy and fun for Halloween! It’s a great family event and a wonderful way to show God’s love to our community, and we need your help to make it awesome! Let us know if you plan to decorate your trunk and bring and pass out candy and/or can help with set up, parking team, hospitality, or tear down. Awards for Best Individual Costume & Best Car Decorations! (You don’t have to dress up, of course, though.) Rain plan: We’ll…
2nd Second Monday Men's Group Pastor Jon

3rd Monday Men’s Group

Join Pastor Jon for a no-commitment, no-agenda time of just being together in the shared presence of the Holy Spirit to fellowship, to share, to grow in faith, and to unlearn together. Let’s gather and share what life is like for us, and together let’s encourage one another. Note the change from 2nd Monday to 3rd, beginning February 2022.
Warehouse 839 worship

Warehouse 839 Worship

Note: Worship is at 11:15am. We’re slowly rebuilding our worship time in Warehouse 839! We’ll sing with the Warehouse 839 band, pray, hear scripture and a message, and be together. 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…
engage membership join member

Engage: Explore Membership at HUMC

Join us for a time of fellowship and worship, with the option to join the church if you’d like. This is a two-session class; the folks who come on October 22 will schedule session 2 at a time that works for everyone.
Gobble & Squash children's ministry faith finders fundraiser outreach mission

Gobble & Squash!

The children in our Faith Finders group (grades 3-6) will be raising funds to provide inclusive books for children and families. The event runs from October 29 through November 11 – you can donate to have a friend’s lawn “Gobbled & Squashed”! The children will place wooden pumpkins and turkeys in your friend’s lawn, in exchange for your contribution to the fundraiser! If you would like to Gobble and Squash a friend’s yard, or purchase “insurance” to keep your yard…