First United Methodist Church of Sylvania

A United Methodist Community Serving With Christian Love Sylvania, OH
First United Methodist Church of Sylvania

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7000 Erie St
Sylvania, OH 43560

419 882-2205


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Who We Are

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About Us

Methodist (UMC)



Larry Clark

Larry returned to parish ministry at First United Methodist Church after having served as Executive Director of Toledo Area Ministries for six years. He has been a pastor since 1979 serving churches in Toledo, Cincinnati and Columbus. All have been in urban settings. Two were African American congregations. Larry graduated from BGSU in 1977 with a degree in social work and headed to the Methodist Theological School where he focused his studies on the Bible, in particular the Gospels – Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. He also received a specialization in drama. Along the way, Larry went back to BGSU where he studied sociology and received a Ph.D. He enjoys traveling, camping, movies, and concerts. Larry plays softball and is an avid football fan of the Minnesota Vikings.

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