Ohio Conference’s Annual Conference Assembly (ACA) planning team, which includes its prayer coordinator, would like to encourage your congregation to be in prayer leading up to this year’s Missional Conference and ACA on March 3-5, 2022.  We will be posting regular prayer updates on Wednesdays, and we encourage you to share them with your congregation by making them a part of your congregational prayer lists.

Jan. 19, 2022

Ohio Conference welcomes your prayers as the Gifts Discernment Ministry Team works at filling open positions in Conference. Pray for wisdom about whom to ask, as well as open hearts and minds for the people being asked.

Jan. 12, 2022

Ohio Conference invites you to lift up its search for a moderator in prayer. Currently Paula Snyder Belousek is serving as interim moderator. Pray for discernment both for the Gifts Discernment Ministry Team and the person God is calling. May the Spirit lead the right person to this leadership position.

Jan. 5, 2022

Ohio Conference’s Ministry Development Team is composed of nine individuals along with other staff and Leadership Team members. This group responds to needs around the conference and creates resource teams to fulfill these needs. The assistant moderator, Paula Snyder Belousek, is the chair. We invite you to remember this group in your prayers as they meet on Jan. 13, 2022.

Dec. 29, 2021

Ohio Conference invites you to be in prayer for Duane Beck, Laura Hoag, Lesa King and Matthew Weaver. This group is planning for the worship services that will be held at the upcoming Annual Conference Assembly on March 4-5, 2022. Pray that they would feel the Spirit’s leading and direction as they plan these services focusing on Befriending the Neighborhood: Am I a Good Neighbor from Luke 10:25-37.

Dec. 15, 2021

Please continue to remember the planners of Ohio Conference’s Annual Conference Assembly which is planned for March 4-5, 2022, at Zion Mennonite in Archbold. Rachel Short is the In-house Coordinator from Zion. She is busy coordinating all the details needed for this event. Hold Rachel and the many Zion congregants helping her in your prayers. May they have wisdom, strength and peace.

Dec. 1, 2021

Ohio Conference’s Leadership Team will meet next on December 9. Please pray for the Holy Spirit to be with each member as they meet via Zoom. Pray for the Lord to cover them with wisdom, peace and discernment. May His presence be felt deeply by each one.

Nov. 17, 2021

Ohio Conference invites you to remember its Gifts Discernment Ministry Team, chaired by Alvis Pettker, in your prayers. Composed of 11 members, the team is currently working on finding volunteers to fill vacancies for the next Conference year. Please pray for wisdom and discernment as they continue their work.

Nov. 3, 2021

Ohio Conference invites you to be in prayer for its Missional Resource Team, composed of Corben Boshart, Alex Dye, Kevin Himes, Jeff Hochstetler and Alysa Short.  Please pray that they would hear the Holy Spirit’s leading as they work together to plan the upcoming Missional Conference on March 3-4, 2022. The Missional Conference will focus on the theme Befriending the Neighborhood: Am I a Good Neighbor, based on Luke 10:25-37.

Oct. 20, 2021

Planning for Ohio Conference’s Missional Conference and Annual Conference Assembly on March 3-5, 2022, has begun.  Please pray for wisdom, creativity, and peace as the planners work to coordinate the events’ many details.