The East Ohio delegation, which was elected by Annual Conference, has scheduled the following five listening posts to hear the thoughts and concerns of clergy and laity heading into the 2019 GC Special Session. At the Listening Posts there will be a devotion, a brief overview of the process of General Conference and a review of the legislation, however, the main purpose of the listening posts is for the delegates to listen to you.
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The office of Finance and Administrative Services is currently accepting new churches for enrollment in the East Ohio Conference payroll service program. If you enroll your church before the deadline, there is no additional set-up fee. This is a wonderful program to ensure your church is compliant with applicable federal, state and local payroll requirements at a relatively low cost.
Don’t delay, take advantage of this opportunity today! The deadline to enroll for a January 2019 start date is Monday, October 1.
FOUR AREAS OF FOCUS: United Methodists live out our mission to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world through Four Areas of Focus: Engaging in Ministry with the Poor; Improving Global Health; Developing Principled Christian Leaders; and Creating New and Renewed Congregations.
ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2018 Bearing Fruit that Lasts: Called explored what it means to be called and equipped as followers of Jesus Christ. Worship services were guided by John 15:13-17 (CEB) while business sessions reinforced our EOC vision. Annual Conference 2018 website
SPECIAL GENERAL CONFERENCE: Delegates will meet February 23-26, 2019 in St. Louis, Missouri for a special session of General Conference. The purpose of the special session is to act on a report from the Commission on a Way Forward and recommendations from the Council of Bishops.
PROJECT FEED 2018: East Ohio Conference youth continue to set an example of the cooperative ministry that is needed to reach out into our mission fields, both at home and around the world. November 10-11 teens and their adult leaders hope to pack 50,000 meals that will be sent to developing countries around the world. Learn more.
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