Community Highlight

Hospitality and Connecting Ministries

Hope! The Gospel of Luke tells us that Simeon was “righteous and devout . . . and the Holy Spirit rested on him” (Luke 2:25); consequently Simeon lived in hope. Upon seeing the infant Jesus, he praised God, with what we now call the song of Simeon: “Master, now you are dismissing your servant in […]

Worship @ 11 Update

On Monday evening our greeters, ushers, and liturgists gathered for training and an information update. A detailed green handout, “Questions and Answers: Worship @ 11”” is available at the Welcome Center if you would like more information. A general update follows: Vision: To reach more people for Christ by adding another option for Sunday morning […]

Extraordinary Giving this Christmas Season!

As the Christmas season approaches and begins to ascend into full swing merriment, we would like to invite you to partner with us, in the spirit of giving, to support the Global Outreach ministries that we have here at our church. We have a strong history of faithfully providing for our global partners in meeting […]

The Season of Advent

Dear Friends in Christ, There’s a song in the air! As we prepare to celebrate the birth of Jesus, the Christ, whose love transforms our lives, we hear beautiful songs of Christmas everywhere we go. This Advent, join us as we go back to the “Original Christmas Album” to remember the songs of the people […]

Joy Abounds in Service

The heart for service and meeting needs runs deep in this congregation. Two seasonally appropriate areas where this has been most evident for me over the last two years in my position as the Community Ministry and Global Outreach Ministry Assistant have been in the Thanksgiving Baskets project and in providing Christmas gifts for the […]

Update on Worship @ 11

The vision: To reach more people for Christ, Hyde Park Community United Methodist Church is expanding our worship options on Sunday morning. The Servant Leadership Board, after receiving a proposal from the Worship Task Force in July 2015, voted to offer two traditional services(8:00 and 9:30 am) and a new option on Sunday morning: “Worship […]

Henderson Settlement and Red Bird Mission

The Community Ministry/Global Outreach team of Hyde Park Community United Methodist Church develops strategies for supporting local, national, and international partners who make up the core of our outreach ministry. Two of our Global Partners are Henderson Settlement and Red Bird Mission in rural Appalachia, Kentucky. Both partners seek to meet the needs of those […]

Imagine No Malaria- A Concerted Effort

Imagine No Malaria is a concerted worldwide effort by the people of the United Methodist Church to end deaths from malaria in Africa. It has already shown positive results. However, there is still work to do. Every 60 seconds, someone dies from malaria even though it is a preventable and curable disease. The majority of […]

Over-the-Rhine Community Changes

Significant changes are on the horizon at Over-the-Rhine Community Church. Over the last few months, a group of nine leaders from the church and myself have formed a leadership team, which we have named our “Launch Team.” Our purpose is to discern what sort of church God is calling us to be as we re-new […]