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  • Conference Prepares for August Board Meeting

    8/2/17 Your elected Board of Directors will meet in August. The Board will discuss work that has been done by the visioning team, plans related to the future of outdoor ministries, our 2018 budget and more.
  • Share my Enthusiasm

    8/2/17 Interim Conference Minsiter Rev. John Gantt is getting excited about events and activities coming up in late summer and fall.
  • Looking Back Helps Us Look Forward

    8/2/17 Our Vision Team of the Ohio Conference meets regularly to look forward. Their “assignment” is to craft a concept for the Conference which will be faithful, effective and efficient. Looking back, however, reveals a long history of such efforts. Look back a moment with me today to perhaps glean some insight into our current situation.
  • Listening as Nonviolent Communication

    We have an opportunity to explore such principles and practices. Aug. 30 and 31, Allan Rohlfs will coach participants in the skills of effectively listening to the needs of others and clearly understanding and expressing our own needs.
Never Too Old to Do New Things

These past few weeks have been a whirlwind of “firsts.” I ran my first 5K, made my debut at Carnegie Hall in New York City, and turned 51! As a singer reaching the stage of Carnegie Hall was, at best, a dream I thought I would never realize. As I made a profession in ministry, my singing became more of a hobby. A hobby that has ebbed and flowed over time. There are times of intense busy-ness with multiple performances and times when performances are few and far between. In the interim, it is always a good idea to keep practicing and keep honing one’s skills in order to be ready for the next performance opportunity. In similar fashion, one does not run an organized 5K every day so continued training in the interim is crucial to success on race days. Having been diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes several years ago, I ...

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