Welcome to
West Independence United Methodist Church
2008 ChurchOur Mission: To love God, server others, and make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.
Our Vision: To become a vibrant, prayer-filled church where people find, know and worship God in relationship with Jesus Christ; actively cultivating and sending servants to meet the needs of our community and world as a witness of God’s love and compassion. 
Core Values: Christ-Like, Faith Development, Family Orientation, Financial (Giving Generosity), Hospitality, Mission-minded/Oriented, Worship and Music.  


Acolyte Training - Any boy or girl, grades 4-8, interested in serving as an acolyte is encouraged to attend the training in the Sanctuary on Thursday, April 14, at 7:00 p.m. If you are unable to come to the training, please let Pastor Mark know.

Worship Night In The Country - Join us for an evening of contemporary music and fellowship in a relaxed setting on Sunday, April 17, at 5:30 p.m. Childcare available for age 4 through 4th Grade. All are welcome!

Mission Leadership Team will meet Tuesday, April 19, at 7:00 p.m. in room #9.

All articles for the May newsletter need to be in the office by Friday, April 15.  

Next Creative Crafters meeting is April 9th. Bring your craft project and a side dish to share and join in fellowship with other crafters from 4PM-9PM with plenty of time and space to work on your project! 


 "Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. 
Blessed are they who mourn,  for they shall be comforted. 
Blessed are the meek,  for they shall inherit the earth. 
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness,  for they shall be satisfied. 
Blessed are the merciful,  for they shall obtain mercy. 
Blessed are the pure of heart,  for they shall see God. 
Blessed are the peacemakers,  for they shall be called children of God. 
Blessed are they who are persecuted for the sake of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven."

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Sunday Mornings at West Independence UM Church:

Fellowship - 8:30am-9:00am

Worship - 9:00am

Fellowship - 10:00am - 10:15am

Sunday School Classes - 10:15am

Nursery Available During Sunday Morning Worship & Sunday School



Church Address: 22876 US 224, Fostoria, OH 44830

Office Hours: 8:00am-12:00noon

Phone: 419-894-6454

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Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/WestIndependenceUMC



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Words from our pastors & staff

 ps 1Mark Weatherman, Senior Pastor
       West Independence UMC would like to welcome you and your family to our family. Join us in the Country!
 Michele ClarkMichele Clark, Children's Director
       I make it my mission to let each of the kids that comes through our door know that God has a plan for each one of them!
 Michael Authenreith, Youth Director
       Let us seek out Christ together as one, unified, Body of Christ no matter your age!

"Come unto me, all you that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and you shall find rest unto your souls."

St. Mathew 11:28