Weekly E-Blast - Friday, March 1, 2019

Dear Members and Friends of Waterville United Methodist Church,

Highlights of the Worship Service this Sunday March 3 at 10:30 am:

Mission Moment – John Nicholson

Prelude – Rock Medley - Olga Topuzova-Meade

Choral Intro – Sing Praise to God Who Reigns Above vs. 1 #126 – Sanctuary Choir

Call to Worship

Hymn of Worship – Sing Praise to God Who Reigns Above vss. 2-4 #126

Children’s Moment

Offertory – There is a Fountain – Olga Topuzova-Meade

Offertory and Dedication Prayer

Prayers of God’s People

The Lord’s Prayer

Anthem – His Hands – Sanctuary Choir

Scripture – 2 Corinthians 3:12-4:2

Sermon – Jesus Changes Everything – Pastor Mike

Celebration of Holy Communion

Closing Hymn – Oh Jesus, I Have Promised  #396

Postlude – Shine On Us - Olga Topuzova-Meade

Liturgist – Brian McMillan

Counters – Tom Quinn and Jerry Robinson

Prayer and Praise

Andrew Banachowski – Healing          

Karl and Connie Kirkman – Healing & Strength

Jeff Monroe-Healing & Strength           

Scottie Crabtree – Health        

Lisa Gathman- Health

Lenore Kay Health    

The Family of Marny Mazzarella for the passing of her Mother, Paula Dedrick

Edith Sobecki Health & Praises

Carol Warrington Health       

Gary & Diana Waugh - Wisdom & Strength

Next Wednesday, March 6 - Ash Wednesday - 6:30 am to 8:00 am – Communion & Imposition of Ashes at WUMC.

March Mission FocusUnited Methodist Committee on Relief - Mission Moment this Sunday!

New Bible Study! - M&Ms (Mary & Martha) Bible Study group has started a new study. We meet on Wednesday mornings at 9:30 am at WUMC.

Namesake – When God Rewrites Your StoryA Bible Study about Biblical names – where they came from and how God changed people’s names when He changed them The core themes are transformation and revelation.


Tomorrow, March 2 at 10:00 am

Bishop Gregory V. Palmer will host a simulcast at the conference office on Saturday, March 2 at 10:00 am.

YOU are invited to join the simulcast at one of four locations in the Maumee Watershed District listed below. Bishop Palmer will review the actions of the special session of General Conference (Feb 23-26) where they are examining paragraphs in The Book of Discipline concerning human sexuality and exploring options to strengthen the unity of the church. All interested West Ohioans are welcome to participate. During the event, participants will be able to email or text their questions to the Bishop. 

Maumee Watershed District locations:

  • Epworth UMC - 4855 W. Central Ave. Toledo, OH

  • Napoleon Christ UMC - 1255 Glenwood Ave, Napoleon, OH

  • Maumee UMC - 405 Sackett St, Maumee, OH

  • Sylvania First UMC - 7000 Erie St, Sylvania, OH

If you have any questions after this event, please contact Pastor Mike Denman at pastormike@watervilleumc.org.

Shopping this weekend?  Some ideas for OCC…yo-yos…jump ropes…silly putty.  Oh what fun!!!

Sandy Clark, Secretary