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Monday, Jun 4, 2018
Thanks to the generosity of our churches and congregants, the Connectional Ministries of The West Ohio Conference can proclaim, along with all of you, “Be Not Afraid…There Is Enough!” Enough passion to proclaim the love of Jesus to the people around us. Enough vision to reach out into the communities around us with God’s grace. Enough energy to help children regain a love of learning. Enough compassion to help those who cannot always help themselves. And enough... continue reading
Monday, Jun 4, 2018
Want to know what's happening at Annual Conference this year? Here's how! Live Streaming: go to the front page of the website, scroll down to the video player, and hit play. Videos: go to the West Ohio Conference's YouTube channel and view the 2018 Annual Conference playlist. Photos: go to the West Ohio Conference's Flickr account. Facebook: see photos, videos, and live streaming all in one place on the Conference's Facebook page.
Thursday, May 31, 2018
When: June 24, 12pm - June 29, 5pm Where: Camp Widewater4050 Old US  24Liberty Center, Ohio 43532 Who: Ages 9 - 23  This camp overcomes the barriers of traditional camping programs and allows an opportunity for individuals ages 9 - 23, have physical disabilities (campers) to fully participate in a summer camp program. This camp is put on by the United Methodist Church, but individuals of any (or no) religious affliliation are welcome to attend. What: The best w... continue reading
Friday, May 11, 2018
Des Moines, Iowa: The Rev. Gary W. Graves, Secretary of the General Conference, announced today that an error was made in the text of a proposed Constitutional amendment as it was presented for voting, and which subsequently failed to pass. Amendment #1 of the five constitutional amendments that were approved by the 2016 General Conference--and which narrowly failed to be ratified--included a sentence which had been removed by the legislative body. Graves, who... continue reading
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... continue reading
Wednesday, Mar 21, 2018
LIVE FREE is a program designed to reach low-income, at-risk, elementary age children for Jesus Christ in small church communities. For the small church, this is an excellent way to reach out to local children and their families.    This program meets 1-day per week for 5-weeks from June 18 to July 20. It is free to children, and reaches out to the community in a way that enriches the lives of children through enhancing their academic skills, includes creative... continue reading
Monday, Feb 26, 2018
Join area 5K walkers/runners for an enjoyable morning of fellowship & exercise  for a cause at 9am in Snyder Park in Springfield, OH! Charity Partner is the Covenant UMC Children’s Defense Fund Freedom School. Let’s make a difference in leveling the learning fields for children’s literacy.  Face painting and balloon sculptures for children!  Register at this link:  https://www.raceentry.com/race-reviews/5k-for-covenant-cdf-freedom-school
Monday, Feb 12, 2018
 High Street United Methodist Church is proud to be hosting the Unique and Unified Youth Conference on Saturday, April 28, 2018.  We are extending this invitation to you and would be honored if your church and youth group could come and participate in this wonderful event. The Unique and Unified Youth Conference is a community youth event that is full of powerful worship, great teaching, fun and unity among youth within the community.  Bringing our youth togeth... continue reading
Monday, Feb 5, 2018
Normandy UMC is hosting a House of Worship Security Training program on March 24th from 9am - 4pm.  The training is being conducted by experienced Ohio law enforcement officers who are members of the Ohio Crime Prevention Association.  The training is targed to church leadership, staff, security teams and clergy.  The objective is to inform and educate attendees on how to prevent, avoid and control risks to our staff, congregation, chidlren and visitors associa... continue reading