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Welcome to UPC!

Grace and peace be with you! I am Rev. Carolyn Griffeth, Interim Pastor, at United Presbyterian Church! I am here at United during this in-between time – the time between the departure of the former called pastor and the arrival of the next called pastor. This interim time is not a holding pattern or a time of inactivity, but, instead this is a time of discernment and exploration as this community of faith continues to move the gospel of Jesus Christ forward in our families, our church, our community and our world. This is my 10th interim position as I have served congregations in Eastminster and Muskingum Valley Presbyteries over the past 25 years. I am a native Texas having grown up in Houston, Texas but I love Ohio – especially the change of seasons! I graduated from the University of Texas at Austin and have a Master of Divinity and Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy from Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary. I was ordained as a Minister of the Word and Sacrament in the Presbyterian Church U.S.A. in 1996. I love the work that God has called me to do and I trust that God will lead us and provide for us as we move through this interim time. I give thanks and praise to God as I am grateful beyond measure for God’s irresistible grace and unconditional love. I look forward to meeting you and sharing God’s word and work with you!

Come. Worship God with us! Join us on the journey!

Worship times on Sunday mornings:

  • Traditional Worship at 8:30 a.m. with our choir; occasionally our bell choir and children’s choir participate as well.
  • Contemporary Worship at 11:00 a.m. with our New Creation Praise Band and occasionally our children’s choir participates as well.
  • Education Hour for all ages 9:45 a.m. Classes for all ages including 6 adult classes. This small group ministry strengthens relationships and nurtures discipleship.

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