Committing to God’s Call Perspectives: Black Theologian Day 2019

By Rick Wolcott* “The Conference is committed to broadening our understandings so that we can better learn from one another,” said Director of Multicultural Vitality Will Jones of this year’s Black Theologian Day, a learning event held annually in East Ohio since 1978. “This is an opportunity for us to see from a different perspective [...]

EOC Clergy and Laity Support Delegates and the Church at General Conference

By Rick Wolcott* Many clergy and laity from the East Ohio Conference are among the 3,000 registered observers sitting in the bowl of The Dome of the America’s in St. Louis, Missouri taking in the worship services and legislative action of the Special Session of General Conference. The session was called to receive and act [...]

Delegate Thoughts

The February 23 Day of Prayer: “In common with others in the East Ohio delegation I came into today keyed up. After all, we have been having conversations, listening, meeting, and reading for two years! It is finally here … but not yet. At first, the prayer focus just seemed like a lot of words, [...]