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    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


Sharon Mennonite Church in Plain City will host the 2020 Annual Conference Assembly (ACA) on Saturday, March 7. The theme for this assembly will be “Hearts of Wisdom,” based on Psalm 90:12. Please note that this assembly will be only one day long. Registration materials for ACA will be available in January.

Spiritual Direction

On Feb. 4 Ohio Conference will be offering a day-long event to introduce the concept of spiritual direction to pastors. Led by Janice Hershberger, Randy Murray, and Christine Nafziger, attendees will learn about spiritual direction while also experiencing how spiritual direction functions.

News & Stories

Weekend College expands biblical literacy

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Interested in expanding your congregation’s biblical literacy? Hesston College faculty member Nick Ladd would love to come to your congregation to present a Weekend College course, “The Bible as Story.” This weekend-long resourcing event focuses on helping congregations to put Bible stories together as one big story, expanding biblical literacy and understanding. Nick Ladd formerly served as a member of…

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Churches support radio ministry in Argentina

For several years Sonnenberg Mennonite Church in Kidron and Pike Mennonite Church in Elida have been supporting a radio ministry which reaches out to the Indigenous population in the Chaco region of Argentina. To learn more about this ministry, which is also supported by Mennonite Mission Network, see http://bit.ly/ChacoRadioMinistry.

Growing Disciples, Part 1 — The Explosion

Sometimes growth takes a while, but patience can pay off. That’s been the experience at Valley View Mennonite Church in Spartansburg, Pennsylvania. In the latest episode of the Ohio Conference Cast, Lucas Johnson and Robb Esh, pastoral team members at Valley View Mennonite, talk about the growth of Missional Discipleship Groups in their area of Pennsylvania. The groups now include…

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How do we #BringThePeace? A conversation with Glen Guyton

How do we #BringThePeace to our communities? Mennonite Church USA Executive Director Glen Guyton says, “People say that we are a historic peace church, but I say, hey, we need to be a peace church of today.” Learn more about Mennonite Church USA’s #BringThePeace campaign by listening to this episode of the Ohio Conference Cast. While visiting Ohio this month,…

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Holiday card campaign supports detainees

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If your congregation is looking for a way to connect with immi­grants, consider an idea Paula Snyder Belousek shared in the lat­est issue of Ohio Mennonite Evangel: the Casa Mariposa Visita­tion Program in Arizona has a goal of collecting 3,000 cards in time for Christmas so that each person in the immigration deten­tion centers in Eloy and Florence, Arizona, receives…

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Deficit increases during October

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Ohio Conference’s deficit increased during the month of October, accord­ing to figures pro­vided by Ohio Conference Finan­cial Coordinator Stan Helmuth. Receipts for the month totaled $27,274, including $26,274 in giving from congregations. Ex­penses in October totaled $30,795, resulting in an operating bal­ance of -$3,521 for the month. As of Oct. 31, the Conference’s operating balance is -$26,479 for the 2019-20…

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