Forty-four people attended the two-day candidacy summit, a joint ministry of the East Ohio and West Ohio Conferences, at Methodist Theological School in Ohio.
  • Forty-four people attended the two-day candidacy summit, a joint ministry of the East Ohio and West Ohio Conferences, at Methodist Theological School in Ohio.
  • Ohio leadership came together for two-day summit to develop a plan for reaching out to, and ministering with, growing Hispanic/Latino population.
  • The congregations of Vienna and Fowler UMCs (Mahoning Valley District) step outside their walls to try something new in the community.
  • The Baldwin Wallace University service day was held inside the Lou Higgins Recreation Center, where 40,000 meals were assembled by 300 volunteers.
  • Project Feed
    Over 400 gathered at Fredericktown High School for Project Feed to pack 35,400 dry meals that will be used to feed the hungry.

Copyright Compliance & The Church


January is a perfect time for congregations to explore new ways of sharing their ministries with each other and with the community.

As you consider embracing technology as part of your worship service, or using social media to spread your message, be sure that you are doing so legally – by following copyright laws.

The Church Licensing page of the EOC website has step-by-step instructions on how to be copyright compliant when:

  • Projecting/printing hymn lyrics
  • Showing video clips during worship
  • Hosting movie night
  • Live streaming or podcasting a service


Feb. 3-4 Life & Faith Lectures
Baldwin Wallace
Feb. 3-5 Leadership and Fruitful Congregations
Feb. 5-7 Confirmation Retreat
Camp Asbury
Feb. 6 Get Their Name Workshop
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Lent Eatser resources

PLAN – Ash Wednesday is February 10 and the first Sunday of Lent is February 14.  Once again this year Discipleship Ministries has prepared Lent and Easter resources for clergy and Sunday school teacher use.

Statistical Table 2014

DISCIPLE - General Conference will meet May 10-20 in Portland, Oregon.  Twelve elected delegates will represent East Ohio at General Conference, which is the top legislative body – and official voice – of The United Methodist Church.

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TRANSFORM Jurisdictional Conference will meet July 13-16 in Peoria, Illinois.  Twenty-four elected delegates will represent East Ohio at Jurisdictional Conference, at which four new bishops will be elected, and members to general boards/agencies will be selected.

Giving Tuesday

JOIN - United Methodists are called to live in the world, using the Social Principles as a guide.  The prayerful and thoughtful effort of General Conference speaks to issues of the world from a sound biblical and theological foundation.

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