E-News from the Maumee Watershed District 
August 6, 2014
In This Issue
Upcoming Events



September 9

Pre-Church Conference Briefing


September 16

DCOM Meeting

MW District Office


September 24

Starting Well: 

The Follow up

First UMC, BG 


September 27

Festival of Sharing & 

Love Packages

Local Drop-off Deadline Sept. 23


September 28

Installation Service for Rev. Linda Middelberg

Maumee UMC


September 28 -Oct 4 

MWD Henderson Settlement VIM Trip 

Frakes KY


October 3-4

Clergy Family Retreat

Maumee Bay


October 17-18

Fall Lay Servant Training



Church Conferences 

October 25

Faith UMC, Gibsonburg

November 1

Delta UMC

November 8 

First UMC, Bowling Green


November 7

Legal Forum



Date TBD

Leadership Training Day


March 7

Local License & Supply Pastor Training & Interviews

We now have a Facebook page for the 
Maumee Watershed District UMC.
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Mission Connections


The Friendly Center

    Website Brochure 

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 

Quick Links...

MWD Website

MWD Email

UM Children's Home

West Ohio Conference 

WOC NewsNET Archives

The United Methodist  Church


During the recent water crisis in the Toledo Area we used the MWD Facebook page to as a media resource get the word out and to help coordinate efforts to distribute water.

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Rummage Sale
Friendly Center 
Rummage Sale
at Epworth UMC 
4855 W Central Ave. Toledo OH 43615
Thursday, August 7, 9am-5pm
Friday, August 8, 9am-5pm
Saturday, August 9, 9am-12 noon
            BAG DAY! $3 per Bag or 2 Bags for $5
            1/2 off all other Items
It's Tee Time!
9 Hole / 4 Person Scramble

Even if you don't golf, you can still make this event a success by joining us for lunch and sponsoring a hole or a door prize.

Click here for more information & registration.
Installation Service 
for Rev. Linda Middelberg
Everyone is invited to hear Bishop Gregory V Palmer preach at thInstallation Service he will be officiating the  for Rev. Linda Middelberg. 

A reception will follow.
Click here for bulletin inserts and flyer. 
Grant Opportunity

If you or if you know of another ministry who is interested or may benefit from a Community Center & Cooperative Parish Grant or Transformative Social Justice & Advocacy Grant click here to go to the Grants & Scholarships page on the West Ohio Conference website.

The deadline for these grants is October 1st 2014 by 4pm.

Heartbeat of Fremont

2014 Annual Fall Fundraiser - Featuring Shawn Harper

This year we will be hosting our annual Event on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at Grace Community Church, 900 Smith Road, in Fremont. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. with appetizers being served at 6:30 p.m.  The program will will begin at 7 p.m. with a presentation by speaker Pro Football player, Shawn Harper.  Desserts will be served following the presentation.  

Please join us as we celebrate life, hope and healing.  Heartbeat/Hope Medical is so blessed by the outpouring we receive from all our supporters not just with dollars, but with encouragement, enthusiasm, love, joy and most importantly prayer. 

Click here for more information and registration.
Free Choir Robes
Pleasant Bend UMC has 25 Teal/Aqua choir robes.

Please contact Delores Moore at


United Methodist Hymnals
If you are in need of UM Hymnals contact the Maumee Watershed District Office.

We have an abundance of them and would like to find a place for them where they would be of use.
Casey Smith