• 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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Youth and Young Adult Survey

Ohio Conference has formed a Youth Resource Team to focus on congregational needs in the area of youth and young adults.  To help guide the team in its work, we would like input from each congregation. Please take a few minutes to complete this survey.

 

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Pastor-Spouse Retreat

Ohio Conference will hold its Pastor-Spouse Retreat Nov. 15-17  at the Mills Park Hotel in Yellow Springs, Ohio. Registration is now open for this event.

News & Stories

Deficit increases during May

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During May giving to the Ohio Conference was lower than ex­penses for the second month in a row, according to figures sup­plied by Ohio Conference Financial Coordinator Stan Helmuth. Receipts during May totaled $19,256, including $18,914 in giving from congrega­tions. Expenses for May were $24,260, resulting in an operating balance of -$5,004 for the month. After the first two months…

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MDT to award Ministry Grants

Ministry Grants are back! Is your congregation looking for a way to fund a ministry that impacts your community? Aug. 5 is the deadline to submit a grant proposal to the Ohio Conference Ministry Development Team (MDT). The MDT is accepting proposals from Conference congrega­tions and related organizations for projects and mission initiatives. This year the MDT has $24,750 available for grants. Please note…

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Pine Grove’s closing service marks 70 years of ministry

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By Dick Barrett Conference Minister On June 9 Pine Grove Mennonite Church, just outside of Stryker, Ohio, held its last worship service. It was a time of both grief and celebration. Many recent and former members shared memories of God’s faithfulness during the congregation’s 70 years of ministry in the community. Pastors Gary and Sandy Stuckey led the service with…

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Therapy dog assists in ministry

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By Vickie Yoder In this essay, Vickie Yoder, a recently retired chaplain, describes the way that Shadow, a therapy dog, has helped in her ministry. Shadow became a certified therapy dog in 2013.  He takes his visitation responsibilities quite seriously.  When he puts on his vest, he is ready to bring joy and smiles to those he comes in contact…

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Laughter, tears and truth-telling at SENT 2019

By Travis Duerksen Mennonite Mission Network ENGLEWOOD, Colorado — More than 80 church leaders from across the country came together for SENT 2019 at Beloved Community Mennonite Church on April 26-28 in Englewood, Colorado. The SENT conference, now in its fourth year, is a peace church conference hosted by Mennonite Mission Network that helps connect, inspire, and equip church leaders…

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The Good News people

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By Dick Barrett Conference Minister “The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim freedom for the prisoners and recovery of sight for the blind, to set the oppressed free, to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor.” — Luke 4:18-19 (NIV) Jesus…

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