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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... (read more)
Tuesday, Apr 17, 2018
On April 23, 1968, two churches came together to form The United Methodist Church.To honor and celebrate the 50th Anniversary of The United Methodist Church, and in looking toward an uncertain - yet hopeful - future, Bishop Gregory V. Palmer has invited individuals and churches around the Conference to pray with and for The United Methodist Church on Monday, April 23.  Suggested prayers and other resources can be found here.
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... (read more)
Tuesday, Apr 10, 2018
Would anyone have heard about Jesus if a rabbi named Saul hadn’t sailed all over the known world, telling every person he met about Jesus and planting churches almost everywhere he went? Brad Aycock, Director of New Church Development for The West Ohio Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church (UMC), asks that question and believes the American church will look very different in the future, better reflecting what he calls Saint Paul’s spiritual entrepren... (read more)
Tuesday, Apr 10, 2018
The Global Ministries EarthKeepers program will hold three trainings in 2018: May 17-20 in Atlanta, GA; September 27-30 in Detroit, MI; and November 1-4 in Salt Lake City, UT. EarthKeepers  training equips United Methodist laity and clergy to develop or deepen environmental initiatives in their communities. Training topics will include eco-theology, intersectionality, strategies for social change, and United Methodist resources. Participants will leave the trai... (read more)
Tuesday, Apr 10, 2018
Did you know there is a United Methodist Motorcycle Association (UMMA)? Did you know Ohio is one of 18 states currently represented in UMMA? Ohio currently has 11 UMMA members. If you are a rider, have riders in your church, or if you just want more information about UMMA, contact Emory Clark, UMMA Ohio State Coordinator, at revem2007 [at] gmail.com or 740-603-7577. You can also find more information about UMMA, including the UMMA annual gathering, Fire on the... (read more)
Tuesday, Apr 10, 2018
Have you ever wanted your child to try camp, but they aren't sure about it yet? Then Explorer Camp at Camp Wesley may be just what you are looking for. This three-day, two-night camp is packed with all of our favorite activities for them to try out, like archery, Adventure Island, the turbo shoot water slide, canoeing and more! They can also spend time with new friends growing closer to God in worship around the camp fire. Come join the fun! For more informatio... (read more)
Tuesday, Apr 10, 2018
If you are the historian of your local church or have an interest in United Methodist history in the state of Ohio, you'll want to consider taking part in the annual gathering of the United Methodist Historical Society of Ohio. "Crossroads of Ohio United Methodism" will be the theme on Saturday, April 21, at the Canal Lewisville UMC just east of Coshocton. Optional Friday afternoon visits are available to historic Chalfant Church and the Johnson-Humrickhouse Mu... (read more)
Tuesday, Apr 10, 2018
The Charitable Pharmacy of Central Ohio has been selected as the inaugural winner in the Organizational category of the Community Pharmacy Innovations in Quality Award by the Pharmacy Quality Alliance. This award recognizes a community pharmacy, which in collaboration with external partners, has developed innovative programs resulting in improved quality of care, medication optimization, and patient outcomes. Jennifer Seifert, Executive Director of the Charitab... (read more)