E-News from the Maumee Watershed District 
April 16, 2014
In This Issue
Camp isn't just for Kids
VIM Mission Trip Deadline Approaches
Congo Medical Mission Trip
Adult Christian Education Director
Upcoming Events



 April 25 - 26

Lay Servant Ministry Training

Widewater R & MC

(registration closed)


April 30

Clergy Day Apart

With Bishop Palmer

Church of St Andrew


May 14

Clergy Session


May 18

Pre-Annual Conference Briefing

Church of the Cross


June 4

Starting Well


June 8-12

WOC Annual Conference

Lakeside Chautauqua


July 20 

District Gathering to Welcome Rev. Linda Middelberg

Grace UMC, Perrysburg


September 9

Pre-Church/Chg Conference Briefing


September 24

Starting Well: 

The Follow up


October 3-4

Clergy Family Retreat

Maumee Bay


October 17-18

Fall Lay Servant Training



Church/Chg Conferences 

October 25

Faith UMC, Gibsonburg

November 1

Delta UMC

November 8 

First UMC, Bowling Green



January 27

Leadership Training Day


March 7

Local License & Supply Pastor Training & Interviews

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Volunteers In Mission 



Apportionment Support Materials

Capital Campaign Assistance

Church Marketing Plan

Did You Know...?



History & Achives of the UMC

Love Packages WOC UMM 

Magic Day Camp

Magic with a Message

MissionInsite Demographics

Offertory Prayers

Resources for All Areas of Christian Ministry 

Special Sundays

Staples Advantage

Web Ministry

Worship Resources 

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UM Children's Home

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Footwashing Service

Thursday, April 17th

Trilby UMC at 5918 Secor Road, Toledo, will have a community meal open to the public at 5:00 PM on Thursday, April 17 followed by a footwashing service in the sanctuary.   Persons attending just the footwashing service should arrive between 6:00 and 6:15.  Persons can attend the service and not participate in the footwashing service.  Reservations are not needed for either the meal or the service.  After a brief meditation using John 13, persons will remove their shoes and socks and in pairs, go to the chancel area for a very moving experience.  In provides a great blessing built upon humbling ourselves before God. Click here for more information.

Camp isn't just for Kids
Every year at West Ohio's Camp Widewater in Liberty Center a camp is held for grandparents to get away with their grandkids. Come and celebrate your generation and reflect your love for God through your families and the time you can spend with them. Fishing, swimming, crafts and more fun is to be shared by all. Will Grandma actually get in the mud pit?  The Lodge provides comfortable lodging and air conditioning so bring as many grandkids as you can but register early, this event fills fast.  
Click here for more information and registration.
Free Concert

WHO:  Souls Harbor

WHAT:  Southern Gospel

               Music Concert                                                     

WHEN:  Sunday, April 27

                   4:00 PM

WHERE:  North Dover United Methodist Church, located north of Wauseon, OH on St. Rt. 108 2 mi north of Ohio Turnpike Exit 34 and the Fulton County Fairgrounds


There is no admission charge.  A freewill offering will be taken and there will  be a free meal after the concert.

 Click here for MORE Information AND the CONCERT SERIES>

West Ohio Conference

 Deadline April 19 for registration.


VIM Mission




May 31-June 7, 2014

Click here for Brochure & Registration.


Click here for more Information and Flyer
Rummage Sale

FRIDAY, APRIL 25 - 9 to 6


SATURDAY, APRIL 26 - 9 to 12

 Click here for Flyer


4030 Douglas Rd at Sylvania Ave., Toledo 43613


              All proceeds benefit our mission outreach.

Medical Team to North Katanga!

Be part of the first West Ohio Conference medical team to North Katanga! The team is looking especially for Family Doctors, Pediatricians, OB/GYNs, Surgeons, Nurses, Dentists, Pharmacists, and other medical professionals interested in working alongside medical personnel in the North Katanga Conference to provide medical care in the community. The team has also been invited by the doctors in North Katanga to lead training in order to increase their skill in providing ongoing medical care. The team is open to medical students, pilots, and spiritual leaders as well. Dates are tentatively set for Sept. 6-16, 2014, but could change according to team members' schedules. Estimated cost, including transportation, is $2,730. 

Registrations are due by June 6 to Kevin Bowers, team leader, at kevinkatanga@gmail.com.   Click here for more information.

Adult Christian Education Director
Large United Methodist Church looking for Adult Christian Education Director.  Evaluates and secures relevant curriculum for classes and small groups for ~300 people.  Trains teachers, encourages participation, experienced in teaching.  Knowledge of and willingness to learn Alpha course and Lifetree café.

20 hours week.  Salary commensurate with experience.

Send resume to:  office@maumeeumc.net

Casey Smith