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General Conference: How to talk to your church before, during and after
11 April, 2024
United Methodists’ understanding of General Conference can range from complete unawareness to deep appreciation to frustrated confusion. Help your congregation better grasp what General Conference is, its purpose and its impact with the help of the tips and resources listed below. Share them in upcoming meetings, gatherings, newsletters and social media posts to ensure everyone feels informed and connected. Before General Conference Don’t hesitate to go back to the basics. Assume that everyone needs a refresher course on the definition of General Conference and what it means to the worl…
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General Conference to Convene in Tw…

In two weeks, delegates will begin to gather in Charlotte, NC to convene for the postponed 2020 General Conference.Meeting every four years, the Gene…

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Annual Conference Events and Inform…

The 55th session of the West Ohio Annual Conference will convene at Capital University in Columbus in June. It will be a time of working toward the f…

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Annual Conference Thursday Evening…

Join in on the fun!! Connectional Ministries will be hosting a 'Picnic in the Park' over our dinner break on Thursday evening, from 5:…

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Church Invests in Community to Redu…

As a travel nurse, Arielle Salse has seen more than her share of violence, injustice and death. As a follower of Jesus, she wants to be part of a chu…

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Opportunities to Celebrate the Palm…

Bishop Gregory Vaughn Palmer is retiring after serving 24 years in Episcopal leadership. We in West Ohio, have been blessed to have him lead our conf…

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Photo Contest Winners Announced

Recently, the West Ohio Conference invited local churches to participate in a Photo Contest. Each photo was to present the theme “We love Jesus and o…

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Revised Social Principles Reflect I…

In 2012 the General Conference initiated the process for revising the United Methodist Social Principles, and the job fell to the United Methodist Bo…

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General Conference: How to talk to…

United Methodists’ understanding of General Conference can range from complete unawareness to deep appreciation to frustrated confusion. Help your co…

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Lakeside Chautauqua Included in Pet…

The Chautauqua Cluster in Lakeside Ohio is one of five United Methodist- related sites listed in a petition to General Conference as candidates to be…

What should delegates know about UM Men?

As The United Methodist Church approaches a major legislative gathering that will determine the future of the denomination, Bishop James Swanson, interim top executive of United Methodist Men, talks about the agency’s role in the church and including enhancing men’s role in confronting gender-based violence.

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SPRC Training - Xenia…

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19

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21

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22

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Sharing around a table is one of the most uniquely human things we do. No other creature…

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23

Racial Wealth Gap…

In the United States, hunger isn’t caused by a lack of food, it’s caused by poverty. To understand…

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28

Broadway Hits Concert

Calling all music lovers! Mark your calendars for an afternoon of unforgettable melodies at the…

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SPRC Training - Mason UMC

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2024 BOM Spring Meeting…

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2024 Psychological Assessment Test- BOM Requirement The West Ohio Board of Ordained Ministry…