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Laity Sunday

August 23, 2023A Note from Ginny Fisher Dear Friends, This Sunday, Hilliard UMC will be celebrating Laity Sunday. What is Laity Sunday, you ask? According to the United Methodist Church website, “Laity Sunday is a time to recognize the work and mission of all laity — not only within the walls of the church but in everyday lives.”   Who are the laity being celebrated? You! Laity Sunday is a Sunday set aside each year to remember that the ministry and…
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“Make me an instrument…”

August 31, 2022A Note from Jody Hepp Dear Friends, When do you feel closest to God? For some people it’s in nature. For some people it’s in quiet meditation. I’m sure it is no surprise that I feel closest to God through music.  “And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.” (Colossians 3:17) I once heard a devotion on this verse…
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Safe Sanctuaries Training

If you’re interested in volunteering with children (like for VBS!), youth, or vulnerable adults, you’ll need to do our Safe Sanctuaries training. All the details about training dates, paperwork to be completed, the background check, and how to sign up are HERE.
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Covid-19 Protocols

Posted Monday, April 4, 2022 We’re grateful to be able to share with you some updates regarding our COVID-19 protocols here at HUMC. First of all, I want to say how FAITHFUL this church has been — not only the leadership, who have been tasked with difficult decisions for two years on how to respond with wisdom and care, but also in this congregation’s solidarity with, respect for, and honoring of one another. We were cautious, thoughtful, and discerning about when was…

Need Some Encouragement?

Let’s get real — life is hard. There’s a lot to be discouraged about these days! But there’s also a lot to encourage us! When we look around, we see that God routinely puts gifts in our path that bring us life and hope! Want to hear more? We send out a weekly Letter of Encouragement – sign up here to receive them in your inbox, and check out past letters HERE.
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We send out occasional news eblasts about upcoming events, adult learning opportunities, and places where you can plug in and serve others. Weekly Letters of Encouragement will give you some hope and joy and boost your faith. If you like to pray for others, sign up for our twice-weekly prayer chain.