Entries by Jessica Sapp

Reopening Notice

Dear Worthington UMC Family, What a year 2020 has been thus far!!  Your staff is missing each one of you and we know you are missing one another.  With prayerful anticipation we are looking forward to the time when we can be physically present with one another again. The leadership of Worthington UMC is glad […]

“Just Mercy” viewing and discussion

“Just Mercy” tells the true story of lawyer Bryan Stevenson as he appeals the 1988 murder conviction of an innocent Black man, Walter McMillian. It is based on Stevenson’s book “Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption”. While this movie made it’s debut in 2019, it is seeing a revival of sorts as we […]

Join us for a VIRTUAL PRIDE

Although the Columbus Pride celebration has been postponed due to COVID-19, we will gather together VIRTUALLY for our Pride Worship Service. Join the Reconciling Ministries Network Churches/Communities and its allies to celebrate God’s grace, love, and inclusion for ALL! Mark your calendars for Friday, June 19 at 7:00pm. Clergy and lay persons from Central Ohio […]

Bishop Ough’s statement on the death of George Floyd

May 27, 2020 Bishop Bruce R. Ough issued the following statement following the death of George Floyd. Floyd, a Black man, died May 25 in the custody of Minneapolis police after an officer was shown pinning him down while he struggled to breathe. There is more than one pandemic ravaging Minnesota and our country at […]