EOC Delegation Offers Listening Posts

Listening Posts

The East Ohio delegation, which was elected by Annual Conference, has scheduled 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 three plans proposed by the Commission on a Way Forward.  But the main purpose of the posts is to hear your concerns, hopes, and fears.

Remaining dates are:

Read Bishop Malone’s article The Faithful Work of Finding a Way Forward.

More information and pre-registation here.



ALL EVENTS: View the EOC Calendar
SUBMIT: Submit an Event to the Calendar

Benefits Enrollment begins Oct. 31

Active clergy, lay employees, and retirees younger than 65 years of age covered by HealthFlex are required to elect their health benefits for 2019 during annual enrollment, October 31 through November 15.

For 2019, participants choose from six available medical plans, tax advantage accounts to help manage health care costs, and optional dental and vision plans.

Visit the health benefits page of this website to:

  • view the participant workshop video,
  •  access the Alex benefits counselor,
  • compare the six benefit plans, and
  • much more.

Participants must elect a health benefits plan during the enrollment period of October 31 through November 15.

Equipping local churches to be, make, and mature disciples of Jesus Christ

Four Areas of Focus

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.

2018 Annual Conference

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

Disaster response

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

PROJECT FEED 2018East 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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