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Monday, Jun 4, 2018
Thanks to the generosity of our churches and congregants, the Connectional Ministries of The West Ohio Conference can proclaim, along with all of you, “Be Not Afraid…There Is Enough!” Enough passion to proclaim the love of Jesus to the people around us. Enough vision to reach out into the communities around us with God’s grace. Enough energy to help children regain a love of learning. Enough compassion to help those who cannot always help themselves. And enough... continue reading
Monday, Jun 4, 2018
Want to know what's happening at Annual Conference this year? Here's how! Live Streaming: go to the front page of the website, scroll down to the video player, and hit play. Videos: go to the West Ohio Conference's YouTube channel and view the 2018 Annual Conference playlist. Photos: go to the West Ohio Conference's Flickr account. Facebook: see photos, videos, and live streaming all in one place on the Conference's Facebook page.
Thursday, May 31, 2018
When: June 24, 12pm - June 29, 5pm Where: Camp Widewater4050 Old US  24Liberty Center, Ohio 43532 Who: Ages 9 - 23  This camp overcomes the barriers of traditional camping programs and allows an opportunity for individuals ages 9 - 23, have physical disabilities (campers) to fully participate in a summer camp program. This camp is put on by the United Methodist Church, but individuals of any (or no) religious affliliation are welcome to attend. What: The best w... continue reading
Friday, May 11, 2018
Des Moines, Iowa: The Rev. Gary W. Graves, Secretary of the General Conference, announced today that an error was made in the text of a proposed Constitutional amendment as it was presented for voting, and which subsequently failed to pass. Amendment #1 of the five constitutional amendments that were approved by the 2016 General Conference--and which narrowly failed to be ratified--included a sentence which had been removed by the legislative body. Graves, who... continue reading
Monday, Apr 23, 2018
The West Ohio Conference is currently seeking an Accounts Receivable. This is a part-time position that is expected to average 25 hours per week Monday through Friday. For information click here.
Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018
On Monday, June 4, The West Ohio Conference will present the documentary, "Reservations," at the movie theater at Lakeside. "Reservations" follows Rev. Ryan Grace and his family as they journey to the land of the Hopewell in Ohio, the land of the Cherokee in Georgia and North Carolina, and the land of the Sioux in North and South Dakota. By visiting a massive ancient earthworks, walking along trails used to remove the Cherokee from their land, and witnessing th... continue reading
Saturday, Feb 24, 2018
Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, Over the past two weeks, the Ohio River has flooded businesses and houses in the Foothills District communities of Belpre, Marietta, Racine and Pomeroy. As we offer prayers for those suffering from loss of property and hope, it’s time to join together to “put hands and feet to the Gospel” and show our river communities how the power of love can overcome the forces of nature. Will your church or small group begin assembling b... continue reading
Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017
The Foothills District is pleased to offer The Creative Worship Workshop to be led by award-winning facilitator, Jason Moore! The workshop will be held on Saturday, January 20, 2018, 9:30am – 4:00pm. The location will be Rolling Plains United Methodist, 3350 Moxahala Park Rd., Zanesville. We live in a culture obsessed with image and screens. From the smartphones and tablet devices we carry everywhere we go, to the large screens in our living rooms; the world ar... continue reading
Thursday, Dec 7, 2017
Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with that person, and they with me. (Revelation 3:20). Like Dorothy in the “Wizard of Oz” trying to get back to Kansas, all I wanted to do was go home. It was December 24, 1987 and I had been working for the Salvation Army in Washington D.C. for the past five weeks. I was extremely homesick and longed to see my family and friends. As I boarded my airpla... continue reading
Sunday, Sep 17, 2017
The Bicentennial Commemoration of Methodism in Gallia County was held at Grace United Methodist Church in Gallipolis on Sunday, September 17, 2017. The celebration included a meal, entertainment, historical displays from local Methodist Churches and a worship service. Foothills District Superintendent Rev. Dr. Dennis W. Miller was the special guest preacher. West Ohio Bishop Gregory V. Palmer sent a special greeting via video. In 1817, Rev. Henry Baker, an itin... continue reading