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Annual Conference Assembly

Two hundred and four people attended the 2019 Annual Conference Assembly of the Ohio Conference March 8-9 at Salem Mennonite Church in Kidron. Thirty-eight congregations were represented by a total of 162 delegates. The theme was “From Jerusalem to Antioch: Legacy Churches Anchoring Missional Communities.” Eighty-eight people participated in the pre-ACA missional conference March 7-8.

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Spiritual Direction

Spiritual direction can be a rich resource for your spiritual journey. Ohio Conference has compiled a list of spiritual directors to serve as a resource for Ohio Conference members and pastors. All the individuals listed have completed a certification program and
have Anabaptist affiliation.

News & Stories

Celebrating 50 years of the Ohio Conference

This episode of the Ohio Conference Cast features a discussion which took place Saturday, March 9, at the 2019 Annual Conference Assembly (ACA) at Salem Mennonite Church in Kidron. Two long-time pastors, Eldon King and David Tijerina, share their memories of the Ohio Conference and reflect on some of the changes which have taken place in the past 50 years.…

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Men’s Retreat features Dick Barrett

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More than 50 men from about 10 different congregations gathered for the annual Camp Luz Men’s Retreat on April 5-7.  While some of the men have been attending this retreat for years, there were a good number of younger men also in attendance, which was very encouraging to see. Dick Barrett, Conference minister for the Ohio Conference, provided the input…

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Explore spiritual direction

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Spiritual direction can be a rich resource for your spiritual journey. Ohio Conference has compiled a list of spiritual directors to serve as a resource for Ohio Conference members and pastors. All the individuals listed have completed a certification program and have Anabaptist affiliation. To download this list, go to http://bit.ly/OhioSpiritualDirectors. Have you heard the term “spiritual direction” but aren’t…

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Conference ends 2018-19 in the black

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Ohio Conference has ended its 2018-19 fiscal year in the black, according to figures provided by Financial Coordinator Stan Helmuth. The fiscal year ended March 31, 2019. Giving to the Conference was down somewhat during March. Income for the month totaled $18,615, compared to $37,455 in February and $54,545 in January. Expenses for March totaled $35,824, resulting in an operating…

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Remembering Bob Sauder

It is with deep sadness that Ohio Conference of MC USA announces the sudden passing of its Conference moderator, Robert “Bob” Sauder, on Tuesday, April 9. Bob had served as Conference moderator for the past three years. Visitation and funeral arrangements are as follows: Visitation will be held Friday, April 12, 2019, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 5 to…

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Delegates approve immigration resolution

Delegates overwhelmingly affirmed a resolution on immigration at the 2019 Annual Conference Assembly (ACA) of the Ohio Conference. Those gathered at Salem Mennonite Church in Kidron March 8-9 numbered 204, including delegates from 38 congregations. Ninety-five percent of the delegates affirmed the immigration resolution, which calls for individuals to become better informed about the issues surrounding immigration, as well as…

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