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Saturday, May 27, 2017
Welcome to our Capitol Area South District website! Unified in Diversity for Christ From the small town to the downtown, from county seats to the Capitol, from the flat farmlands to the rolling hills, the Capitol Area South District is a diverse and unique area. In the same way, our congregations and spiritual leaders are a diverse group united by the love of God and the love of others.   
Thursday, Dec 1, 2016
 New Beginnings Mentoring Program The New Beginnings Mentoring Project, sponsored by the Greater Hilltop Area Shalom Zone, is offered at West High School. Mentoring provides young people the opportunity to explore career options, seek leadership guidance, educational resources, support with developing social and decision-making skills, and continue to build a positive supportive social network by focusing on relationship building, goal setting, SMART decision m... continue reading
Monday, Apr 11, 2016
THIS WEEK COMMUNITY NEWS - WESTSIDE NEWS  (quoted from the April 11 edition) When the United Westside Coalition was first organized in 2015, its members knew they had some lofty objectives ahead of them: developing strategies to spur economic development and community revitalization in an aging area of Columbus. But beyond the traditional struggles of a fading neighborhood lay a more sinister foe: heroin. "We need to deal with our core problem before we attract... continue reading
Thursday, Mar 5, 2015
In Celebration of the Holy Presence of God Etna United Methodist Community Connections & Mission Outreach Report “Do Something!”[1] This phrase from Matthew West’s song by the same title sums up the love of God and love for God’s people lived at Etna Church.  The song’s chorus rings out as the singer is railing at God about the deplorable conditions of the world: “God, why don’t you do something?” and God replies: “I did, I created you!” I was first introdu... continue reading
Thursday, Oct 30, 2014
A Touch of Love By Kay Howman, secretary, Heath United Methodist Church In 2005 our church decided to develop the care group Dare-to-Care. This organization meets bi-weekly to provide a loving touch for members of the congregation with prayers. sending cards for birthdays, anniversaries or illness or provide visits to the hospital or home for the loving touch only friends can provide. Let me explain how this ‘touch of love’ came to benefit  me.  In January this... continue reading
Monday, Oct 6, 2014
Sometimes “Dreaming Big” is about creating opportunities large enough to include and involve as many people as possible. This was the case when a dream manifested and a goal was achieved on Friday, October 3, 2014 on the West Side of Columbus. A few Sundays into my new appointment serving two churches, Westgate UMC and Parkview UMC, I said in a Sunday message, “I want us to have an impact on the life of West High School. I want us [our churches] to be in West H... continue reading
Wednesday, Jul 16, 2014
South Bloomfield UMC has finished their Community Hall.  Rev. Floyd Hubbell said future plans for use of the building include opening it up even more for the community, partnering with South Bloomfield Elementary and potentially having a second service.  The article published in the Circleville Herald Newspaper can be seen HERE.