Coming in January: The Ohio Conference Winter Read. This winter Ohio Conference will once again hold a Conference-wide book study using the Zoom videoconferencing platform. This year we will be studying Just Mercy, a book by Bryan Stevenson.

Bryan Stevenson was the speaker at Eastern Mennonite University’s spring 2022 commencement ceremony. He is the executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Alabama, and a professor of law at New York University Law School.

Discussion leaders for the Ohio Conference Winter Read will be Nathan Beachy and the Rev. Rosalind Young.

Winter Read discussion sessions will take place on Zoom on Tuesday evenings, beginning Jan. 10 and concluding Feb. 28. Sessions will begin at 6:30 p.m. and end at 7:45 p.m.

This book is available as a paperback or on Kindle on the Amazon website:

Please register online at A reading schedule is available online at