Maumee Watershed District
November 18, 2015
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Upcoming Office Hours for MW District

The Maumee Watershed District will have varying hours during the upcoming holidays, click here to see the complete list of dates. We will be using up our vacation days to spend with our families and our church families. We do not want to inconvenience you so we are informing you of our scheduled changes. Please feel free to call ahead to make sure someone is in the office. It is our hope that you are taking time to enjoy this season too.

More Than A Pancake Breakfast!

Saturday, November 21st
8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Church of St. Andrew UMC 3620 Heatherdowns Blvd., Toledo, OH

Heroes in Action present more than just a pancake breakfast, free to all Veterans, with a Free Will Donation for all others.  Here's what makes it more: Old Fashioned Pancakes, Blueberry Pancakes, Chef Paul's soon to be World Famous Potato Pancakes, French Toast with Warm Fruit and Whipped Toppings, Patty or Link Whole Hog Sausage, Homemade Sausage Gravy and Biscuits, Southern-Style Grits, Plus everyone's favorite: the original, SPAM!, Something veterans will remember: Creamed Chipped Beef over Toast Points and beverages of many kinds.  If you have questions, please contact Paul Wood at For additional information on Heroes in Action, see the MWD webpage by clicking here
MWD United Methodist Men's Poinsettia Sale

The Maumee Watershed District U. M. Men are selling poinsettia plants again this year in support of the Ministerial Scholarship fund. 

Since 1950, the District UMM have used the proceeds from flower sales to support district students going into ministry. Many candidates have been helped through the years. This year's poinsettias are in 6" pots with five to seven blooms, and come in white, pink and red.  Cost is $8.00 per plant.  Orders need to be placed by December 6th, with pick up December 19th, 2015.  (Contact Jim Stark for locations & time for pick up)

Contact for the flowers is Jim Stark , who has been in UMM for 35+ years and goes to Living Faith UMC in Holland. You may call or e-mail Jim to place an order, or click here to use the order form and mail.  Call or Email: 419.779.1406 or
Christ UMC Presents a Christmas Day Out! 

Saturday, December 12
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Christ United Methodist Church 215 N. Fulton St. Wauseon, OH 43567

Kids Grades K - 5 are invited to join us for crafts, games, lunch, music, snacks and more! Parents are encouraged to spend the day doing shopping, wrapping gifts, or just relaxing! Pre-registration is required by December 8. For additional information, please see the MWD webpage by clicking here!
Elliston Zion UMC is Hosting a Super Saturday!

Saturday December 19
12 Noon to 5:00 PM.
Elliston Zion UMC  18045 W William St  Graytown, OH  43432

Parents, Mark your calendars!  Elliston Zion UMC in Elliston will be hosting a SUPER SATURDAY.  Parents are invited to drop off children (age 2 and up)  at Elliston Zion for an afternoon of fun, music, games, crafts, dinner, faith and fellowship while parents are able to go shopping or catch up on those holiday errands.    Children will learn songs and are invited to return to sing at our Christmas Eve service.  For more information, visit the MWD webpage by clicking here 
Blue Christmas Service at Elliston Zion   

Saturday December 19
at 6:30 PM
18045 W William St  Graytown, OH  43432

A peaceful worship service for those who struggle with finding the joy of the Christmas season due to the passing of a loved one....Come, find hope and comfort here. This service will feature award winning musician Kerry Patrick Clark. All are invited and welcome. This information is also available on the MWD webpage by clicking here!

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Informational Meeting on 2016 Conference Health Insurance for Active & Retired
Tuesday, November 10
at First UMC, Bowling Green
Active: 10:00 a.m.
Retired: 1:00 p.m.

United Methodist Women Conference Annual Day
Saturday, November 21
MWD Office Closed
Monday, November 23 at noon through Sunday, November 29

Clergy Christmas
Your invitations have been mailed! 
Sunday, December 6
East Clergy Christmas 
at Wesley UMC in Fostoria
Friday December 11 
West Clergy Christmas 
at McClure UMC 

Wednesday, December 23 at noon through Sunday, December 27

Wednesday, December 30 at noon through Sunday, Jan 3
MWD 2016 Leadership Development Day
Saturday, January 30
at Maumee UMC

Local License & Supply Pastor Training & Interviews
Saturday, March 5
at Sylvania First UMC
8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
Maumee Watershed District Committee on Ordained Ministry
Thursday, February 11
at Maumee Watershed District Office 

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