• Worship

    We worship Jesus as the one God sent to save us and restore us. To worship is to give extravagant respect or admiration to something. When we worship Jesus he gives us life like nothing else can.

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  • Faith

    We place our faith in Jesus, the Son of God and Savior of the world. Our faith and hope in Jesus is not without convincing historical evidence. Learn more about this Jesus who offers us healing and hope and put your faith in him.

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  • Witness

    A witness is simply someone who tells others what they have seen and experienced. We have seen and experienced how radically Jesus has restored our lives from pain and brokenness and made beautiful things out of our lives.

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Annual Assembly

aca1The 2016 Annual Conference Assembly will take place March 11-12 at Central Mennonite Church in Archbold. Mark your calendar and get ready for a time of seeing what we can do together that we cannot do apart.

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News & Stories


Transitional Conference Leader hired

The Ohio Conference Leadership Team interviewed potential candidates for the Transitional Conference Leader position on Aug. 7 and have hired George O’Reilly.  George is currently ending a transitional pastorate at First Mennonite Church in Canton and will start full time with Ohio Conference on Sept. 1. George’s primary role will be to help the Leadership Team in listening, trust building…

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Tom Kauffman accepts call from N.M. congregation

Conference Minister Tom Kauffman has accepted a call to a new pastoral position in Albuquerque, N.M. He will be serving as transitional pastor for the Albuquerque Mennonite Church, starting during the month of September 2015. He will conclude his work as conference minister for the Ohio Conference on Aug. 31, 2015. The following is an excerpt from Tom Kauffman’s letter…

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My Trip to a Farm

Girl Talk is a ministry of Friendship Mennonite Church in Bedford Heights, Ohio for girls ages 9 to 13.  The majority of the girls who attend are from Bedford Heights Daycare, a 35 year old community daycare that rents space from the church.  Pastor Nan Kanagy leads the group.        My name is Michelle and I am here…

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Words from Tom 8-12-15

As I bring my work in Ohio Conference to a close, I am in a reflective mood. I did not aspire to the conference minister role. I was attracted to and invigorated by the regional pastor assignment. After 18 years of congregational ministry, I had a clear idea of what kind of pastoral resourcing I would have liked to have…

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Celebrating 50 years of raising funds for MCC

  The annual Ohio Mennonite Relief Sale was held July 31-Aug. 1 at the Buckeye Event Center in Dalton, Ohio. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of this fundraising sale for Mennonite Central Committee, everyone in attendance on Saturday was invited to have a free piece of cake. Fundraising results from the weekend sale will be posted on the Ohio Mennonite…

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3 Things I Loved About MWC

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by Dan King Pastor, Beech Mennonite Church Thanks to my church Beech for allowing me (and 14 others) to attend the unforgettable MWC in PA.   Here were my top 3 things I loved most about MWC. The worship. Singing praises to God in many languages, in an arena with 7,000 plus, gave us a very real foretaste of John’s vision…

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Ohio Mennonite Relief Sale

Don’t miss the 2015 Ohio Mennonite Relief Sale

The annual Ohio Relief Sale takes place the first Friday and Saturday of August every year. This year the sale begins Friday, July 31. At 4 p.m. Friday food is available and the booths are open; the evening program begins at 6:30 p.m. Then at 7 a.m. Saturday, breakfast is served. The 5K Run and Walk start at 8 a.m.…

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