Next Steps in Lent 2020

Dear Friends and Members of Worthington UMC, In the interest of being good neighbors and following the recommendations of our experts in community health, we will not be holding worship services for at least the next two Sundays (March 15…

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…

“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…

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,…

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…

Message from Bishop Palmer on George Floyd, Racism, and the Church

Dear friends in Jesus Christ: What a season we have been through and what a week we are in. The angst and pain are palpable. I need you to know I share that pain and I see me in some way shape or form every time I see video clips from Minneapolis…