Posts by Beth Palmer

Seeking Short Video Submissions

To assist with a special worship service in October, we are seeking short videos (20 seconds or less) that answer one of two questions: What do you miss the most about pre-pandemic life? OR What has been lost during this pandemic? Important steps in recording: Your cell phone is perfect for recording your video. Record…

Prayer & Communion Time

Join us in the Sanctuary for some in-person Prayer & Communion Time: Thursday, September 17, 11:45-1:15pm Tuesday, September 29, 6:45-8:15pm.  You can drop in anytime during those times for a brief time of prayer with your pastors and to receive communion.  These are drop-in, come-and-go-as-you-please times. Stay 5 minutes, stay an hour, whatever works for…

Anti-Racism Resources

“The Gospel and Race” reading list HERE. “The Gospel and Race” study and worship series HERE. Rev. April Casperson’s Facebook post on anti-racism (May 27) HERE. “31 Children’s Books to support conversations on race, racism, and resistance” list HERE, from embracerace.org. Bryan Stevenson’s book¬†Just Mercy was made into a film that’s FREE the whole month…

Worship Online with Us

We are currently LiveStreaming two services on Sunday mornings via Facebook Live: 9am Traditional Worship 11am Contemporary Worship You do not need a Facebook account to watch the LiveStream. Click HERE to participate, or go to www.facebook.com/hilliardumc (detailed instructions below for those without a Facebook account). Let us know in the comment section that you’re…

Pastoral Response on Racism

June 3, 2020 Beloved Friends, We write to you with heavy hearts weighed down with grief, sadness, and anger. As your pastors, we have been brought to our knees as we pray for our brown and black brothers and sisters, and as we ask, “Father, forgive us.” Father, forgive us for the hurt that we…

Free Mask Ministry

Elysa Smeltzer and her family are sewing cloth masks to share with the community for FREE! Reach out to them on Facebook HERE, or email freemasks@hilliardumc.org, or contact Elysa or Brian directly. Donations of supplies and money are welcome, as well as offers to aid in distribution. They write: “We never want the ability to…