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Articles About United Methodist Church
Yellow Springs Food Pantry finds a new home
The pantry, which has been hosted by the Yellow Springs United Methodist Church for nearly two decades, will now be located at Central Chapel AME Church, 411 S. High St. Just as before, the pantry will be open 2–4 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month.
Any villager who happened to stroll by the United Methodist Church on Saturday, Dec. 3, might have had the good fortune of running into ol’ Saint Nick.
New pastor at Methodist Church
Latoya Warren, a native of Dayton, was appointed to head the 185-year-old church last month after the departure of Rick Jones, who had served as pastor since 2015. Jones is now pastoring Oakwood United Methodist Church.
Fighting cold, one blanket at a time
Since October 2021, Villager Diana Castellan has made or mended and donated nearly 300 blankets with the support of a Blanket Fund, established last year at the YS United Methodist Church.
Food aid, from PORCH to pantry
The Yellow Springs Community Food Pantry is about to get a boost, thanks to a new project called PORCH and the efforts of local resident Libby Hammond.
Full house, full bellies at Community Thanksgiving
The annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner, organized by the Yellow Springs Interfaith Council, completed its 12th year in crowded splendor, hosting over 250 people.
Presbyterians, Methodists celebrate — Spirit of collaboration for Easter
Only in Yellow Springs will this year’s Holy Week observance include a sing-along to “Jesus Christ Superstar.”
Santa on Saturday
Santa came to the Yellow Springs United Methodist Church for the ninth year in a row last Saturday.
Methodists celebrate 175 years
It was the year Martin Van Buren became the eighth president of the United States. Two months after his inauguration, New York City’s major banks failed, igniting the “Panic of 1837.” And in that same year, right here in Yellow Springs, the United Methodist Church held its first meetings.
A new leader for Methodists
In the last eight years the Yellow Springs United Methodist Church has transformed from a small, aging congregation to an active and renewed church under the leadership of Pastor Charles Hill. As the 76-year-old Hill retires, the church looks to a new pastor, Yellow Springs native Sherri Blackwell, to build on his accomplishments.