Rev. Beth Ortiz to be Appointed EOC Director of Strategic Ministries

Bishop Tracy S. Malone intends to appoint the Rev. Beth Ortiz as director of Strategic Ministries effective July 1. The new position on the Conference Council on Ministries (CCOM) team will replace the director of Congregational Vitality when current director the Rev. Kelly Brown begins his new appointment as superintendent of the Three Rivers District. [...]

Susan Arnold to Retire as Media Center Coordinator

Media Center Coordinator Susan Arnold has announced plans to retire after 12 years of faithful service to the East Ohio Conference of The United Methodist Church. Her last day in the office will be April 30. “I have so enjoyed working with my clients at the Media Center. They are dedicated teachers, small group leaders, [...]

EOC Meets Teach • Reach • Bless Commitment Goal Challenge Gift to Accelerate the Collection of Funds

By Rick Wolcott* The East Ohio Conference Teach • Reach • Bless campaign to raise $1.5 million to build and furnish a residence hall for female students at Africa University is a success. One year after the public launch of the campaign on January 26, 2020 the commitment goal has been met. In supporting the [...]