As we anticipate the celebration of Thanksgiving, I have been thinking about how thankful I am for the collaborative connections that our shared life makes possible to strengthen not only our own lives but the also the life of the world.
With this article it is my great honor to share that at our recent Conference Annual Gathering at Westerville Community United Church of Christ, the vote to change the name of Conference from the Ohio Conference to the Heartland Conference was approved by 93% of the delegates.
“Yes, yes, a thousand times yes! Better together than out on our own!” Some of you may recognize this line from the song that Ken Medema and I wrote for last year’s Annual Gathering. Recently I was with Old South Church in Kirtland for the celebration of their 200th anniversary.