EOC Annual Conference Members to Meet Virtually September 26-27 for AC 2020

By Rick Wolcott* Out of an abundance of care for all members of Annual Conference, Bishop Tracy S. Malone, after prayerful discernment and in consultation with the Extended Cabinet, leadership of the Board of Ministry, and the Annual Conference secretary, has made the decision that Annual Conference 2020, and the Clergy Executive Session that precedes [...]

AC 2020, YAC 2020, and Clergy Executive Session Postponed; Decision Coming Soon about 2020 Summer Camp

By Rick Wolcott* The health and safety of East Ohio Conference clergy and laity are paramount. Bishop Tracy S. Malone, after prayerful discernment and in consultation with the Extended Cabinet, leadership of the Board of Ministry, and the Annual Conference secretary, has made the decision to postpone Clergy Executive Session and Annual Conference 2020 until [...]

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, [...]