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, [...]

UMW Assembly 2018: The Power of Bold

By Rick Wolcott* Assembly 2018 brought together more than 6,000 people from around the world to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of United Methodist Women and the Power of Bold. “I believe United Methodist Women is as needed today as it’s ever been,” said CEO/General Secretary Harriett Jane Olson.  “This is a time for our own [...]