Church News

Contact the Webmaster

As we continue to build and fine-tune our new website, we’d love to hear feedback from you, especially if you see broken links or other problems that need to be fixed! Please contact Beth Palmer, our website content manager (

Opportunities to Serve

Looking for a way to help change the world, or even just your little corner of it? Serving others is so good for our souls! It boosts our joy and confidence. It builds others up and helps us connect with others in friendship and love. It fills our lives with meaning and purpose, and it helps change the world! And it opens us up to being influenced and shaped by God and others, which is life-giving. Click or tap the…

Classes & Groups for Adults

We have some new offerings for adults starting up in September! Which path will you take? Upcoming Learning Opportunities Exploring the Middle East with Peter Hahn, PhD, 4-6 Wednesdays starting September 15, MOVING TO ZOOM. Brené Brown Book Study, The Gifts of Imperfection, 6 Thursdays starting September 16, with Julie Johnson & Lynn Weatherby (MEETING IN PERSON at church). Anti-Racism Book Group, reading Toni Morrison’s Song of Solomon, 2 Tuesdays, September 21 & October 5, with Amy Rae Bashforth &…

Unlearning Together

As followers of Jesus the Christ, our call is to love. Our ethic is love. Love is our source, and love is at the heart of our identity. And yet, to live as if this were true — body, heart, and mind — will require some significant transformation. In many ways, the kind of learning required is really UNLEARNING. The critical and difficult task of re-examining our assumptions, our patterns of behavior, our fundamental values, and the systems that we…

Hilliard UMC is a Reconciling Congregation

Hilliard UMC is now a proud member of the Reconciling Ministries Network! This congregational vote and the high percentage of affirmation helps us to send a message loud and clear to the LGBTQ+ community here in our neighborhood that they are not only welcome in this church, but they are loved just as they are. More details HERE, along with our Statement of Affirmation.
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11am Service Interpreted for Deaf and Hard of Hearing

We’re pleased to announce that our 11am service (LiveStreamed on Facebook Live) is interpreted weekly for the deaf and hard of hearing! Details about worship are HERE. The American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter stands on the left of the stage/altar as you’re looking toward the front.
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Get the Giving App

There’s an easy way to support Hilliard UMC right from your phone! Give in 3 easy steps: Download the free GIVEPLUS+ app on your smart phone (available for both iPhone and Android). Find your church. Donate. Easy, paperless, and goes straight to the church, credited to you. Thank you for your generosity!