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 Missional Conference and Annual Conference Assembly on March 4-6, 2021. This year ACA will take place online on Zoom. 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.

Jan. 6, 2021

Ohio Conference encourages you to continue to remember in your prayers its upcoming Annual Conference Assembly on March 6. Pray especially for Conference Minister Dick Barrett and Moderator Lynn Miller as they coordinate the business sessions.

Dec. 30, 2020

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. 7, 2021.

Dec. 16, 2020

Planning work for Ohio Conference’s Annual Conference Assembly (ACA) on March 6, 2021, is in full swing. Please cover the planning team, composed of Alysa Short, Judy King, Dick Barrett, Dan Hooley and Lynn Roth, in prayer as they work at creating a shortened ACA conducted entirely on Zoom.

Dec. 2, 2020

Ohio Conference invites you to remember its Gifts Discernment Ministry Team 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. 18, 2020

Ohio Conference invites you to be in prayer for Mara Weaver Boshart, Vikki Pruitte-Sorrells and Bill Seymour.  This group is already planning for the worship service that will be held at the upcoming Annual Conference Assembly on March 6.  Pray that they would feel the Spirit’s leading and direction as they plan the worship service focusing on John 1:35-51.

Nov. 4, 2020

Ohio Conference invites your continued prayer for the upcoming Annual Conference Assembly on March 6, 2021. Please ask the Holy Spirit to direct the planners and speaker as they continue working on the coordination of logistics. Please also ask for discernment as delegates prepare to come together to do the work of Conference.

Oct. 21, 2020

Ohio Conference invites you to be in prayer for its Missional Resource Team, composed of Corben Boshart, Jacob Dodson, Alex Dye, and Alysa Short. Please pray that they would hear the Holy Spirit’s leading as they work together to plan the upcoming Missional Conference, which will focus on the rural church being missional. This online event will take place March 4-5, 2021.

Oct. 7, 2020

Ohio Conference’s virtual fall missional meetings are scheduled for different regions on Oct. 20, 22, 27, and 29. Pray for the Missional Resource Team as they prepare the content of the meeting, which will focus on March’s missional conference led by pastor and author Brad Roth. Please also remember the attendees as they hear Conference updates and begin to process information related to the Missional Conference and the Annual Conference Assembly.

Sept. 23, 2020

Planning has begun for Ohio Conference’s Missional Conference and Annual Conference Assembly on March 4-6, 2021. There is an additional level of preparation this year as this year’s events will be virtual. Please pray for wisdom, creativity and peace as the planners work to coordinate the events’ many details.