2022 Informational Sessions

Below is a list of the virtual informational sessions held via Zoom for each of the recommendations and information regarding the Board of Trustees Report for the 2022 Annual Conference. Participants will have a chance to learn more about each recommendation and the Trustees Report as well as ask questions. Each recommendation can be found in the Book of Reports by clicking here. This year, the leadership of the annual conference has assigned facilitators to host each session.

You must be a registered member of the annual conference to participate.
Registration is required. Click a session below to register.

Recommendation # 1 - Changes to Structure, Procedure and Rules – Annual Conference Rules and Policies
Presenter: Rev. Brian Gath

- Session 1: Wednesday, May 18 at 7:30 PMFacilitator: Rev. Joe Ziraldo
- Session 2: Friday, May 20 at 1:00 PM - Facilitator: Rev. Karen Cook

Recommendation # 2 - Council on Finance and Administration Recommendations Calendar Year 2023
Presenters: Rev. Paula Stewart & Bill Brownson
- Session 1: Friday, May 20 at 2:30 PM - Facilitator: Rev. Corey Perry
- Session 2: Monday, May 23 at 4:00 PMFacilitator: Rev. Lou Seipel

Recommendation # 3 - 2023 Board of Pensions and Health Benefits
Presenters: Rev. Anna Guillozet, Grace Welch & Bill Brownson

- Session 1: Monday, May 9 at 6:00 PM - Facilitator: Julie Carter
- Session 2: Sunday, May 22 at 3:00 PMFacilitator: Ann Hartmann

Recommendation # 4 - 2023 Recommendation Commission on Equitable Compensation
Presenters: Rev. Kurt King & Jack Frost

- Session 1: Tuesday, May 17 at 7:00 PM - Facilitator: Julie Carter
- Session 2: Tuesday, May 24 at 7:00 PMFacilitator: Rev. Anthony Thomas

Recommendation # 5 - Number of Districts in the West Ohio Conference
Presenters: Rev. Todd Anderson & Rev. Tim Bias

- Session 1: Friday, May 6 at 12:00 PM - Facilitator: Nancy Byrd
- Session 2: Monday, May 9 at 7:00 PM - Facilitator: Rev. Jim Wilson

Recommendation # 6 - Support for an Amicable Separation for Local Churches and Annual Conferences
Presenters: Rev. Rachel Miller & Bill Brownson

- Session 1: Tuesday, May 24 at 5:30 PMFacilitator: Rev. Corey Perry
- Session 2: Wednesday, May 25 at 5:30 PMFacilitator: Valarie Willis

Recommendation # 7 - Call to West Ohio Annual Conference to Recognize and Validate Persons’ Calls to Ordination Without Prejudice Toward Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity
Presenters: Rev. Deb Stevens, Rev. Jim Waugh & Rev. David Meredith

Session 1: Thursday, May 19 at 7:00 PMFacilitator: Rev. Mark Chow
Session 2: Wednesday, May 25 at 7:00 PMFacilitator: Sam Rodriguez

Recommendation # 8 - A Path for West Ohio Congregations Separating Under Paragraph 2548.2
Presenters: Rev. Greg Stover & Rev. Jeff Greenway

Session 1: Friday, May 20 at 6:30 PMFacilitator: Valarie Willis
Session 2: Tuesday, May 24 at 3:30 PMFacilitator: Rev. Fulgence Nyengele

Trustees Report
Presenters: Julie Hurtig, Bill Brownson & Rev. Cyndy Garn

Session 1: Sunday, May 22 at 4:00 PMFacilitator: Ann Hartmann
Session 2: Monday, May 23 at 6:00 PMFacilitator: Nancy Byrd

 

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