Christian Partnership on the Other Side of the World EOC Team Visits Cambodian Methodist Church

By Rick Wolcott* A team of 14 East Ohio Conference clergy and laity travelled to Cambodia June 26-July 8, 2019 to worship, fellowship, and be in small group discussions with our brothers and sisters in Christ. “We are all a part of the family of God,” said East Ohio Conference Bishop Tracy S. Malone during [...]

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 [...]

Wednesday Business Session Recap

By Rick Wolcott* Deacon Jennifer Lam opened Wednesday’s business session with prayer. Conference Secretary the Rev. Cindy Patterson then informed the house that a thorough review Tuesday night by the programmer of the balloting software used at Annual Conference uncovered an error, that he subsequently corrected. "Because we value trust, because we value integrity, I [...]