Friday, May 10, 2019
CHICAGO – (May 09, 2019) The Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church completed its May 2019 meeting held outside Chicago with a pastoral and prophetic word in response to the decisions of the Special Session and the codification of some of those decisions in the Book of Discipline. “Bishops are not judges or legislators. Bishops are preachers, teachers, shepherds, mediators, and missional strategists who appoint clergy and lead annual conferences to m... continue reading
Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019
Celebrate that you are fearfully and wonderfully made by participating in one of our abundant health opportunities at Annual Conference. The West Ohio Light the Way 5k Walk/Run will take place on Wednesday morning and for the first time ever, we are pleased to offer Yoga Worship during the lunch break on Wednesday. Thank you OhioHealth for sponsoring these two great events!
Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019
We are pleased to offer several opportunities for the entire family at Annual Conference. This is a great opportunity to make new friends and re-connect with old ones while enjoying the sights and activities at Lakeside. You can enjoy an afternoon pool party, a few rounds of mini-golf, a family prayer walk and more. Pick up your Family Connect Bracelet(s) for all events at check-in.  Please note, each child must be accompanied by a parent or a responsible adult... continue reading
Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019
This will be our second year to host Camp Connect, being offered to children of families attending the West Ohio Annual Conference this year. It will be held at Camp Widewater in Liberty Center, OH. The camp is open to all kids ages 7-17 who desire a first-time experience or a short two-day camp. The mission is to have fun in God's outdoor creation while also worshiping and learning a biblical message - plus enjoying air-conditioned lodging. The price is $80 pe... continue reading
Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019
Child care is available for children one year and older at Lakeside United Methodist Church. Cost is $7 per session. Children MUST be registered by May 17 to attend. Click here for more info.
Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019
There are many opportunities for clergy and laity for fellowship and learning! Monday, 12-noon,  Lunch with Bishop Mande Monday, 2:30 pm, Cynthia Palmer's Clergy Spouse Event Tuesday, 12-noon, All In Community Lunch Wednesday, 12-noon, Laity Lunch Wednesday, 12-noon, Underground Documentary Click HERE for a full  list of 2019 Annual Conference events, times and locations.  
Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019
How can individuals participate in Galatians: Gospel of Grace? Just as churches are invited to join in worship and small group study as part of the Conference series, Galatians: Gospel of Grace, individuals are invited to engage in personal devotional study of Galatians during the weeks between Easter and Pentecost. Individuals can sign-up for the daily reading plan and weekly podcasts on Galatians: Gospel of Grace shared through the website TransformingMission... continue reading
Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019
 John 20:18 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 heaven Nevermore shall be the same. Break the bread of new creation Where the world is still in pain. Tell its grim, demonic c... continue reading
Monday, Apr 15, 2019
Bishop Gregory V. Palmer is pleased to announce the appointment of Rev. Donnetta Peaks to serve as the Director of the Office of Ministry for the West Ohio Conference, effective July 1, 2019. Rev. Peaks will follow Rev. Kathy Brown who will retire after 26 years of ministry. “I am pleased that Donnetta has embraced the opportunity and challenge to bring staff leadership to our Office of Ministry in this season. She brings to the work what I call a calm creativi... continue reading
Wednesday, Apr 10, 2019
During this year's West Ohio Annual Conference, quiet your spirit and fuel your soul through YoWo-Yoga Worship-where you will connect with Jesus through yoga, meditation and prayer on Wednesday, June 5, at 12:15 pm, on the Hotel Lakeside lawn. Treat your soul to this relaxing and centering practice of prayer. You will leave filled with the Holy Spirit's peace. Cost is $10 per person. For more information or to register, click here.  Thank you to OhioHealth (Wes... continue reading