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October 7, 2018 Heard and Seen in Church


Heard  in Church on October 7, 2018


Michelle Seif will be coming home in a couple weeks.

 Judy Hampton, John’s mother, was in church with him.

Dick announced that he had a bladder and lung biopsy last week and waiting for results.

John Tobias announced that Athens schools collected 9200 cans of food.  John’s son, Ben,  has a new job out east.

Ted & Carolyn Roth celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary last week!

Tom Yokley announced that the local police department and the Spaulding police department collected two truckloads of goods to go for hurricane relief.


Carol Sims and Cathy Fowler helping Dick serve communion.
John Hampton and his mother Judy!
Pastor Shane Sims
Pastor Shane Sims

Shane Sims Pastor, Williamsville United Methodist Church Bio Pastor Shane Sims comes to us as his first appointment. Recently graduating from License to Preach School and Previously serving as a Lay Leader at Springfield First United Methodist Church as a Campus Pastor. Where over time he was mentored and developed by multiple pastoral leaders. He has a passion for the lost to be reached and for the church to meet them right where they are in life. Pastor Shane believes and his teachings encourage that everyone is loved by God and there is a plan for each life. He brings innovative ideas, with a biblical foundation to GO into the world and make disciples. Pastor Shane is in the process of finishing his education at Western Illinois University and furthering his education through Divinity Studies. He resides in Springfield with his lovely wife Yanin ( and no this is not a misspelling), daughter Addyson, two sons Max and Sebastian. Hobbies include Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, working out and spending time with family and friends.