Ohio Conference’s Annual Conference Assembly (ACA) planning team, along with its prayer coordinator, would like to encourage your congregation to be in prayer leading up to this year’s Annual Conference Assembly at Sharon Mennonite in Plain City on March 7, 2020. We will be posting regular prayer updates, and we encourage you to share them with your congregation by making them a part of your congregational prayer lists.

Please share these prayer requests with your congregation:

March 1, 2020

Ohio Conference invites you to cover its upcoming Annual Conference Assembly on March 7 in prayer. Please pray for the organizers as they finalize details, Lynn Miller as he moderates the business sessions, and all those that have a part in the event. May the Lord’s Spirit be present.

Feb. 23, 2020

Ohio Conference invites you to lift up in prayer the approximately 160 people that will be attending its upcoming Annual Conference Assembly on March 7 in Plain City. We ask you to pray for the Holy Spirit’s presence in each person as they prepare to spend a day with others from around Conference, sharing together and learning from each other. May the theme Hearts of Wisdom be prevalent both now and throughout the Assembly.

Feb. 16, 2020

Ohio Conference invites you to be in prayer for its Stewardship Team members — Dean Falb, Marion Beyeler, Roger Crossgrove, John Rohrer, Lyle Troyer, Chelsea Waidelich, and Christine Yoder. This team will be presenting the proposed budget at Ohio Conference’s Annual Assembly on March 7. Pray for continued wisdom and direction for these members.

Feb. 9, 2020

Ohio Conference invites you to be in prayer for its Annual Conference Assembly worship speakers, David Hargrave and Joel Miller, pastors at Salem Mennonite Church in Wooster. Pray that they would feel the Spirit’s leading and direction as they prepare to speak on the theme of Hearts of Wisdom, based on Psalm 90:12.

Feb. 2, 2020

Ohio Conference invites you to be in prayer for Conference Minister Dick Barrett and Regional Pastors Tony Doehrmann and Ralph Reinford. Please remember them as they serve around the Conference and prepare for their particular roles at the upcoming Annual Conference Assembly.

Jan. 26, 2020

Ohio Conference invites you to pray for its moderator, Lynn Miller, as he prepares to lead the upcoming Annual Conference Assembly on March 7.  Please pray that God would give him wisdom and strength and that he would be filled with the peace of God’s presence both now and during the conference.

Jan. 19, 2020

Ohio Conference’s annual cluster meetings will be held at Berlin Mennonite on Jan. 21; Salem Mennonite in Elida on Jan. 23; Zion Mennonite on Jan. 28; and Summit Mennonite on Feb. 6. Participants will be looking forward to the upcoming Annual Assembly in March, including discussing the proposed budget. We invite you to keep both those leading and those attending these meetings in your prayers.

Jan. 12, 2020

Ohio Conference’s Annual Conference Assembly on March 7 will be held at Sharon Mennonite Church in Plain City. Please keep pastors Jared Chase and Vickie Yoder, as well as their congregation, in your prayers as they continue working on all of the details to make this event run smoothly.

Jan. 5, 2020

Planning for Ohio Conference’s Annual Conference Assembly on March 7, 2020, at Sharon Mennonite in Plain City, is in full swing.  Pray for continued wisdom, creativity and peace as the planners work to coordinate the event’s many details.