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Monday, Sep 18, 2017
Join our Superintendent, Rev. Dr. Jocelyn Roper, on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 for an afternoon with Pastor Rudy Rasmus of St. John UMC (9,000 members) in Houston, Texas.  Sponsored by the Miami Valley District and United Theological Seminary's Center for Global Renewal and Mission.   United Methodist Seminary, Zimmerman Chapel 4501 Denlinger Road Dayton, OH  45426   Free Lunch @ Noon Chapel @ 1pm Q & A @ 2pm RSVP here for lunch (teams of 4) by 10/1/2017   Yo... continue reading
Tuesday, Sep 5, 2017
With Labor day behind us, many of us look to the fall and beyond. Before you know it, Advent will be here and then we shift gears toward Christmas.  With that in mind, a team from the district made up of staff and pastors gathered for a day of Advent resource design. We’re excited to share with you what we’ve come up with.      Advent is a season of expectant anticipation and preparation for the arrival of the Christ Child.  Some of our favorite stories are to... continue reading
Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017
 Please continue to pray for those whose lives have been impacted by hurricane/tropical storm Harvey. Please also pray for the Early Response Teams, disaster coordinators, and many volunteers in The Texas Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church, Louisiana Conference of The United Methodist Church, Río Texas Conference of The United Methodist Church and Central Texas Conference who are working tirelessly to provide relief after Harvey.    2. Make reli... continue reading
Monday, Aug 28, 2017
What Can I Do To Help? Saturday September 16, 2017 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm Huber Heights Branch YMCA 7251 Shull Road Huber Heights, Ohio 45424 Please JOIN US for a session of EDUCATION, ENLIGHTENMENT, EQUIPPING and ENGAGEMENT as we share HOW YOU can become a POSITIVE AGENT for CHANGE against the OPIATE EPIDEMIC. Local LAW ENFORECEMENT and FAITH LEADERS will share their insights and Ideas! And Local resources: THE SALVATION ARMY, NOVA, Celebrate Recovery, WOODHAVEN,... continue reading
Friday, Aug 25, 2017
Are you fatigued?  Do you need a day apart, a break from ministry?  Jesus took breaks away for prayer, silence, and reflection. TARRP (Town and Rural Resource Program) has designed a day of learning, silence, and experiences to renew, revive, and re-fill you for relevant ministry.  Our Revive & Renew for Relevant Ministry will be September 30, 2017, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Camp Wesley, north of Bellefontaine, OH.
Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017
The Miami Valley District invites you to submit “A Strategic Plan for Bold Ministry Ideas.” As a district, we are embracing the symbolism of a bridge and challenging ourselves to build bridges to those who need the love, grace, mercy, and justice of Jesus Christ. We want to hear how you see God guiding you into creative ways of reaching out in ministry and attracting others to follow Jesus Christ. As Jesus went about his work, he built bridges to those he encou... continue reading
Friday, Aug 4, 2017
The Festival of Sharing will be held on Saturday, September 23, 2017 from 9am - 12pm at the new STEAM innovation Center, 60 Collegeview Road, Westerville, OH 43081.   Click on these links to see kit assembly information for School Kits, Hygiene Kits and Emergency Cleanup Buckets. Throughout the Miami Valley there will be drop off locations at: Clark County:  Northridge UMC, 4610 Derr Road, Springfield, OH  45503 (937) 399-1909 Drop off:  Monday - Friday until S... continue reading
Friday, Jul 14, 2017
Join Rev Glenn Sweigart of Liberty United Methodist Church on a 9 day European Adventure to see the Oberammergau Passion Play. Since 1634, the most famous Passion Play in the world has taken place in Oberammergau.  The tradition, maintained and experienced almost without interruption for over 380 years, of putting on the play about the suffering, death and resurrection of Christ every ten years, will be continued for the 42nd time in 2020.  It is regarded as th... continue reading
Saturday, May 27, 2017
We are the Miami Valley District of the West Ohio Conference of The United Methodist Church. We are comprised of churches from Champaign, Clarke, Darke, Greene, Miami, Montgomery, Preble and Shelby counties.
Friday, May 5, 2017
Join Pastor Gene and Drema Phelps as they travel to the Holy Land, April 17 - 26, 2018.  See attached flyer for details.