Regional delegate meetings begin this week
We are looking forward to meeting with you at our regional meetings beginning this week. Meeting dates are as follows:
- Feb. 21 — Tedrow Mennonite Church in Wauseon
- Feb. 23 — Crown Hill Mennonite Church in Rittman
- March 7 — Oak Grove Mennonite Church in West Liberty
The meetings will begin at 6:30 p.m. and last about an hour and a half.
Here are some documents for preview
Two of the items which will be presented at the regional meetings are a statment of proposed direction from the Leadership Team and a report from Regional Pastor Cliff Brubaker about his listening meetings with congregational leaders. Copies of both of these documents are included with this issue of Delegate News.
Latest podcast explores Conference direction
In the latest episode of the Ohio Conference Cast podcast, hosts Thomas Dunn and Bill Seymour discuss the Leadership Team’s proposed direction for Ohio Conference, which includes a strong focus on mission. Delegates will be learning about this statement at regional meetings. Joining Thomas and Bill for this discussion are members of the Ohio Conference Leadership Team and Stewardship Ministry. To listen to this episode, titled “Where are we going next?” go to https://ohiomennoniteconference.org/2017/02/where-are-we-going-next/.
Delegate News is for you
…if you are a delegate to Ohio Conference’s Annual Conference Assembly. Each Ohio Conference congregation is eligible to send at least two delegates (or more, depending on the number of members), as well as an additional young adult delegate. In addition, the following people are automatically delegates:
- Credentialed pastors of Ohio Conference congregations
- Ohio Conference staff members
- Ohio Conference Leadership Team
- Ministry Development Team
- Stewardship Ministry Team
- Credentialing Ministry Team
- Gifts Discernment Ministry Team
If you are no longer a delegate for your congregation, please forward Delegate News to the new delegates in your congregation. In addition, please inform Judy King, Conference administrative assistant, of the change. You may contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org or (330) 857-5421.