Giving to the Ohio Conference was strong for the second month in a row during January, resulting in a positive operating balance for the first time during this fiscal year. According to figures supplied by Financial Coordinator Stan Helmuth, receipts for the month totaled $59,642, including $47,199 from congregations and $11,312 from individuals. That monthly total was slightly lower than…
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Annual Conference Assembly
Engaging Mission 2020
Ohio Conference will hold a missional festival, Engaging Mission 2020, at Bluffton University June 26-28, 2020. This event will be for people of all ages, including family groups. The festival will provide an introduction to missional living where participants will be challenged to create space for mission in their lives.
The Ohio Conference Cast podcast is back with the third installment in a series exploring Missional Discipleship Groups. In this episode, Lucas Johnson of Valley View Mennonite Church in Spartansburg, Pennsylvania, talks with several people about how these small groups are building relationships and changing lives. For more information about Missional Discipleship Groups, see these articles: http://bit.ly/YourInvitationToMakeDisciples http://bit.ly/DisciplesMakeDisciples http://bit.ly/WindoftheSpirit…
On Feb. 11 credentialed ministers from across Ohio Conference gathered at the Upper Sandusky Public Library. Thirty-five pastors and other credentialed leaders worshipped in song, dwelled in God’s Word together, discussed the recently released Mennonite Church USA Membership Guidelines Report, ate together, and prayed for one another. The biannual meeting is part of Ohio Conference’s Gathered and Sent initiative, which…
Recently Dan King, a member of the Immigration Resource Team, shared a reflection about the experience he and his wife, Jeanette, had when they volunteered with San Antonio Mennonite Church’s ministry to immigrants. (To read Dan’s reflection, see http://bit.ly/SanAntonioService.) In 2019, San Antonio Mennonite Church received a Traditioned Innovation Award from Duke Divinity School for the congregation’s work toward healing…
Due to the possibility of icy road conditions this evening, the final cluster meeting at Summit Mennonite has been canceled. PLEASE SPREAD THE WORD to any delegates from your congregation who do not have email so that we don’t have anyone making the drive. If you have further questions, please contact Judy King at the Ohio Conference office at 330-587-5421…
The proposed Ohio Conference spending plan for 2020-2021 was distributed and discussed at the winter cluster meetings. A copy is available here: 2020-2021 Proposed Spending Plan.