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Thursday, May 31, 2018
When: June 24, 12pm - June 29, 5pm Where: Camp Widewater4050 Old US  24Liberty Center, Ohio 43532 Who: Ages 9 - 23  This camp overcomes the barriers of traditional camping programs and allows an opportunity for individuals ages 9 - 23, have physical disabilities (campers) to fully participate in a summer camp program. This camp is put on by the United Methodist Church, but individuals of any (or no) religious affliliation are welcome to attend. What: The best w... continue reading
Friday, May 11, 2018
Des Moines, Iowa: The Rev. Gary W. Graves, Secretary of the General Conference, announced today that an error was made in the text of a proposed Constitutional amendment as it was presented for voting, and which subsequently failed to pass. Amendment #1 of the five constitutional amendments that were approved by the 2016 General Conference--and which narrowly failed to be ratified--included a sentence which had been removed by the legislative body. Graves, who... continue reading
Monday, Apr 23, 2018
The West Ohio Conference is currently seeking an Accounts Receivable. This is a part-time position that is expected to average 25 hours per week Monday through Friday. For information click here.
Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018
On Monday, June 4, The West Ohio Conference will present the documentary, "Reservations," at the movie theater at Lakeside. "Reservations" follows Rev. Ryan Grace and his family as they journey to the land of the Hopewell in Ohio, the land of the Cherokee in Georgia and North Carolina, and the land of the Sioux in North and South Dakota. By visiting a massive ancient earthworks, walking along trails used to remove the Cherokee from their land, and witnessing th... continue reading
Friday, Apr 13, 2018
The UMW will be assembling in Columbus on May 18 - 20, 2018, and many volunteers are needed for various jobs throughout the weekend to extend our hospitality to our visitors from all over the country and throughout the world!  Volunteer opportunities start May 15 and run through May 20. See the attachment for information on what positions need filled and the shifts that are available.  Bring a friend and volunteer together!   You do not need to be a UMW member... continue reading
Friday, Apr 13, 2018
SAIL (Safe Alliance of Interfaith Leaders) and they will be holding an Interfaith Prayer Breakfast at the Dublin Community Rec Center on May 3rd from 730am-830am to coincide with and commemorate the National Day of Prayer. The Mayor of Dublin will be the keynote speaker.  Registration is $10 and is due April 23rd. if anyone has any questions contact Pastor Neil Gaiser at 614-353-2664, pastorneilgaiser [at] gmail.com.  Flyer to post. 
Thursday, Apr 12, 2018
Effective July 1, 2018 The Reverend Linda Middelberg will begin serving as the Executive Assistant to the Bishop. She will continue to serve as the Superintendent of the Capitol Area North District. It is anticipated her time will be divided equally between the district and conference. This new staffing approach is made possible by the willingness of the cabinet, Episcopal Office staff, and the Capitol Area North and Capitol Area South Districts, to think diff... continue reading
Thursday, Apr 12, 2018
Boundary training focuses on developing healthy boundaries in ministry and is specific to the role of a clergy person. One of the most interesting dynamics is the power difference between a person in a ministerial role and a member of his or her congregation. Other topics include personal and professional health and the use of social media. This training is required for all actively serving clergy and retired clergy under appointment, and for Certified Lay Mini... continue reading
Friday, Mar 23, 2018
Easter!  John 20:18 Written by Rev. Linda Middelberg   Mary Magdalene went and announced to the disciples, “I have seen the Lord”   One of my favorite hymn writers is Brian Wren.  When I was planning worship, I would have us sing “Christ is Risen” all year long.  The third verse reminds us that because Christ is risen the world has changed forever!    Christ is risen! Earth and heavenNevermore shall be the same. Break the bread of new creation Where the world... continue reading
Thursday, Mar 1, 2018
Rev. Dr. Brenda Buckwell offers several opportunities for training this year.  Some offerings include: One-hour Webinar on The Heartbeat of Leadership Desert Spirituality II Going Deeper – The Seeker and the Saint online course April 9 – May 18 Habits of the Heart – Exploring the Basics of Spiritual Discipline May 7 – June 2 Soul Companioning – An Introduction to Spiritual Direction September 3 – 29 AR – The Advent of God’s Word  - A Devotional Retreat December... continue reading