Annual Conference to Relocate to Akron in 2021

By Rick Wolcott* Annual Conference will relocate in 2021 to the John S. Knight Center in Akron. A motion made and unanimously supported by Cabinet began the conversation to change the location of Annual Conference 2021 for these missional reasons: costs for members to attend Annual Conference, the travel distance to Lakeside Chautauqua, housing concerns, [...]

June 17, 2019

Annual Conference 2019 Bishop Tracy S. Malone presided over the 50th session of Annual Conference, which was held June 10-13 at Lakeside Chautauqua on the shore of Lake Erie. There were 60 first-time members to Annual Conference among the 691 clergy and 727 lay members assembled in Hoover Auditorium. View the Annual Conference 2019 recap [...]

East Ohio 2019 Annual Conference Report

By Rick Wolcott* Bishop Tracy S. Malone presided over the 50th session of Annual Conference, which was held again this year at Lakeside Chautauqua on the shore of Lake Erie. Annual Conference 2019 was the third conference centered on our quadrennial theme Bearing Fruit that Lasts: Called, Committed, Connected. This year we highlighted the joy of [...]