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Thursday, Oct 12, 2017
Regional Charge Conferences begin in November Instructions, Dates & Locations -  7 Missional Questions 
Tuesday, Sep 5, 2017
Love all of the positive news coverage of some of our newer United Methodist Churches. "Church for All People" and their "Community Development for All People" truly know what it means for a church to be the hope of the world! A ribbon cutting ceremony yesterday marked the official opening of the Residences at Career Gateway, a 58-unit affordable housing development on the South Side. Residents have already moved into the 14 townhomes on the site, while the 44... continue reading
Monday, Aug 28, 2017
Grateful for the 4 consecutive weeks of coverage of new West Ohio churches; four stories to be hope-filled about the church and United Methodism. Thankful for another one today of #greenhouse participant Dave Warner and his dreams for the Newark area! It's been so cool to get to watch this vision become a reality. Such a creative way to bring hope to the area by starting a new worshiping community through intentional relationship building @ Little Arrows Play C... continue reading
Friday, Aug 11, 2017
Advance Course - Leading Worship Friday, November 17, 2017 - 6:30pm to Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 5:00pm Capitol Area South Advanced Lay Servant Class: Leading Worship will be offered by the CAN and CAS Lay Servant Task Force Friday, November 17. 2017 @ 6:30 pm-9:00 pm thru Saturday, November 18, 2017 @ 8:30 am-5:00 pm at Lancaster First UMC/Crossroads - Lead by Matt Van Winkle and Jon Osmundson.   Biblical Storytelling, An Advanced Course   **NOT re... continue reading
Friday, Aug 11, 2017
The All People Conference will be held October 21 - 23 at the Church for All People.  Key Note Speakers include Bishop John R. Schol from the New Jersey Episcopal Area; Rev Junius B. Dotson, General Secretary, Discipleship Ministries; and Rev. Olu Brown, leader, author, visionary and lead Pastor at Impact Church.   More information
Saturday, May 27, 2017
Welcome to our Capitol Area South District website! Bias Opinion - Deep Change or Slow Death - Part 2  Are you and your church dying a slow death?  Dick Wills, in Waking To God's Dream, sees only two options for the church today: deep spiritual change or slow death. He writes, "One might think that if a church has indigenous worship, small groups, and empowerment of the laity, it will certainly be a vital community of faith.  But there is a problem.  Read more... continue reading