Rev. Dr. Gary George and Rev. Steve Court to Retire in June 2021

By Rick Wolcott* Bishop Tracy S. Malone announces that two members of the East Ohio Conference Executive Staff Team have submitted their requests to retire from active ministry. Assistant to the Bishop the Rev. Dr. Gary George and Director of Connectional Ministries the Rev. Steven Court each intend to retire effective June 30, 2021. “As [...]

EOC Benefits Manager Betsy Stewart Will Retire at Year’s End after 26 Years of Faithful Service

By Rick Wolcott* Since 1994 Betsy Stewart has walked beside both the clergy who shepherd our East Ohio Conference congregations and faith communities and the Conference staff who equip and support them. As Benefits Manager she has been the liaison between benefit carriers and the Conference as the plan sponsor. She’s worked with the EOC [...]

Rev. Perez to Serve God and Country as an Air Force Chaplain

By Rick Wolcott* “I, Luigi Perez Perez, having been appointed a chaplain first lieutenant in the United States Air Force, do solemnly affirm that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that I will [...]