• 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 Conference Assembly

neighbor_10407cCentral Christian School in Kidron will host the 2017 Annual Conference Assembly (ACA) of the Ohio Conference March 24-25, 2017. “Who is my Neighbor?” will be the theme of the 2017 ACA.  This theme is based on Luke 10:25-37.

A missional conference with Alan and Debra Hirsch will take place March 23-24 at Kidron Mennonite Church immediately prior to ACA.

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Fall Mission Events

Year of Mission

How have you seen God at work in your congregation during the Ohio Conference Year of Mission? This fall members of all Ohio Conference congregations are invited to gather together at Fall Mission Events to share stories of how their churches are engaging in God’s mission in their local communities.

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News & Stories

Year of Mission

Conference to begin Year of Mission

By Jacob Dodson Pastor, Wooster Mennonite Church Ohio Conference of Mennonite Church USA exists to nurture healthy congregations in worship, faith and witness. One of the best ways for the Conference to fulfill this purpose is by engaging in a Year of Mission in 2016-17. During this year the Conference will encourage members of local congregations to do mission in…

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Giving to Conference increases in September

Ohio Conference congregations gave $31,459 to the Conference in September, more than in any other month of the 2016-17 fiscal year. According to figures provided by Stan Helmuth, Conference financial coordinator, total receipts for the month of September were $31,477, and expenses totaled $22,354, resulting in a surplus of $9,123 for the month. That surplus improved the Conference’s operating balance…

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What are the Missional Gatherings?

http://ohiomennoniteconference.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/Jacob-Dodson-Interview.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSIn this episode of Ohio Conference Cast, Jacob Dodson, pastor of Wooster Mennonite Church, talks with hosts Thomas Dunn and Bill Seymour about the Fall Mission Events taking place and about the Ohio Conference Year of Mission.

Cliff Brubaker plans meetings with congregational leaders

http://ohiomennoniteconference.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/OCC-Episode-1-Cliff-Brubaker-.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSIn this edition of the Ohio Conference Cast, Interim Regional Pastor Cliff Brubaker talks about his plans to visit all Ohio Conference congregations for a time of listening to congregational leaders.

Maple Grove in Hartville hosts second Year of Covenant Meeting

Forty-five people took part in the second Ohio Conference Year of Covenant Meeting, which took place Sept. 28 at Maple Grove Mennonite Church in Hartville. The resource speaker for the day was David B. Miller, associate professor of missional leadership at Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary in Elkhart, Indiana.

2016 Youth Worker Retreat

Ohio Conference held a Youth Worker Retreat at Camp Luz in Kidron Sept. 30-Oct. 1. Presenters were Dr. Randy Keeler, associate professor of religion at Bluffton University; and Brent Lacey, author of the book Rural Youth Ministry: Thrive Where You’re Planted.

MMN has new mission bank teaching tools

By Lois Bontrager Ohio Conference Resource Advocate Has your congregation used the mission banks available from Mennonite Mission Network (MMN) with the children in your congregation? Introducing MMN’s newest mission bank teaching tools — Joining God’s team in Congo. These materials will help you teach your children and congregation about mission in Congo, and can be used a number of ways…

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