The Ohio Conference Leadership Team interviewed potential candidates for the Transitional Conference Leader position on Aug. 7 and have hired George O’Reilly. George is currently ending a transitional pastorate at First Mennonite Church in Canton and will start full time with Ohio Conference on Sept. 1. George’s primary role will be to help the Leadership Team in listening, trust building and direction setting for Ohio Conference with a long-term goal of discerning a shared vision for the Conference. George will be present at the Sept. 2 All-Ohio Conference Pastors’ Meeting to begin his work. Please keep George in your personal and congregational prayers as he ends at First Mennonite and begins his work with the Ohio Conference.