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Friday, Dec 14, 2018
The West Ohio Conference will be closed today in honor of our holiday Christmas party. We will re-open our doors again on Monday.
Thursday, Dec 13, 2018
The 2019 Convocation for Pastors of Black Churches will be held January 8-10, 2019, in Atlanta, GA. The Convocation for Pastors of Black Churches exists for the information, inspiration, and encouragement of Pastors of Black Churches and those who support them. This year's theme is, "Power: Black Lives, the Black Church, & Black Communities." While The Convocation exists primarily for the support of Pastors of Black congregations in The United Methodist Chu... continue reading
Thursday, Dec 13, 2018
United Theological Seminary is hosting a gathering called, "The Uprising: A Men's Morning With Brian Tome." On February 9, 2019, men will come together from a variety of communities for a morning of worship, encouragement, and inspiration. Brian Tome is the Senior Pastor of Crossroads, the ninth largest and fastest growing church in the United States. He has also published several books including 5 Marks of a Man. Through Crossroads, Brian leads MAN CAMP, an in... continue reading
Thursday, Dec 13, 2018
What better way for kids to spend part of their winter break from school than with faith, fun and friendship? Winter Camp 2018 is quickly approaching! This year's camp runs Friday, December 28, through Sunday, December 30. All three West Ohio Camps have tons of fun planned for kids ages 7 to 17 while celebrating the Christmas season and the word of God. Experience God's backyard in a winter wonderland. Warm up with hot chocolate and worship around the campfire.... continue reading
Thursday, Dec 13, 2018
On Friday, December 7, The West Ohio Conference Center was blessed and re-dedicated by Bishop Gregory V. Palmer following an extensive renovation. During that time, the following Litany of Blessing was read.   In the beginning,            before time existed,    God's Spirit hovered over this place,                              leaving holy and sacred imprints of grace---                  Waiting-                              Anticipating --            ... continue reading
Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018
A small group of United Methodists waded into the cold Pacific Ocean to kneel and pray that the border wall separating the United States and Mexico would topple. They were part of a group of more than 300 faith leaders who marched to the wall on International Human Rights Day, Dec. 10, in a “moral call for migrant justice.” Dozens of protesters, including two United Methodist pastors, were arrested and charged with civil disobedience when they stepped across th... continue reading
Thursday, Dec 6, 2018
Fierce is a gathering for women who lead spiritually and professionally within the church. This conference will provide a safe space, support and encouragement from those who have "been there and yet still do that" with tough love challenges, tools and a network that will help women clergy and other women church leaders rediscover their call and thrive in the industry that's responsible for sharing God's love. This two-day event will feature keynote speaker Jo... continue reading
Thursday, Dec 6, 2018
The United Methodist Men's Ministry in the Miami Valley District is looking for input from men across The West Ohio Conference. In seeking to improve ministry and bring new life to UMM, they are asking a series of questions designed to collect information on the issues and concerns of the men they seek to serve. This online survey is just nine questions long and will take only a few minutes to complete. Feel free to share the survey link with others in your con... continue reading
Thursday, Dec 6, 2018
Good Works has been a Community of HOPE in rural Appalachian Ohio since 1981.  They are currently seeking interns who want to grow in their love for God and love for others as they reach out to people struggling with poverty. Good Works' 9-week Summer Service Internship provides participants with room and board and a stipend, and runs from June 9 to August 10, 2019. They are currently accepting applications and inquiries for all of their internships. Click here... continue reading
Thursday, Dec 6, 2018
The Kamisamba Farm in the North Katanga Episcopal Area is helping to breathe new life into agricultural production in the D.R. Congo. In addition to being a working farm, Kamisamba also provides trainings to farmers from different communities on crop production, animal husbandry, marketing, and monitoring and evaluation. After the training, community trainers are then allocated to the different areas to monitor progress and act as a resource. Many lives have be... continue reading