Mission Council July 18, 2012

July 22, 2012Mission Council Minutes

North Central Jurisdiction Jurisdictional Mission Council   Minutes of Meeting of Executive Committee (Prior to Jurisdictional Conference in Akron, OH)   July 18, 2012     Present:  Ruth Ellen Stone, Chair; Bill Pyatt, Rick Van Giesen, Bishop Julius Trimble, John Boley Prayer:  Bishop Trimble opened with prayer. Minutes:  Ruth Ellen asked if there were any … Read More

Indiana and Northern Illinois conferences take lead in future of jurisdictions

July 20, 2012Uncategorized

By:  Dan Gangler (Indiana Communications) AKRON, Ohio – During the North Central Jurisdictional Conference Friday morning in Akron, the Indiana and North Illinois conferences of The United Methodist Church took the lead in the passage of a proposal to study the mission and structure of jurisdictions, in particular the North Central Jurisdiction. Indiana Conference’s Rev. … Read More

Bishops share info, ideas about vital congregations

July 20, 2012Uncategorized

AKRON, Ohio – Bishops Gregory Palmer and Bruce Ough addressed the North Central Jurisdictional conference about vital congregations in the North Central Jurisdiction during the Thursday afternoon session. Palmer led by saying, “I want to assure you that your bishops are committed to the adaptive challenge that it is rightly before the church. We reflect … Read More

Iowa bishop asks delegates to Keep on Walking together

July 18, 2012NCJ News

By: The Rev. Dr. Dan Gangler (Indiana Communications)     AKRON, Ohio – “Keep on Walking” was the theme of Bishop Julius C. Trimble’s sermon Wednesday afternoon, July 18 during the opening communion worship of the North Central Jurisdictional Conference in Akron.   Using Luke 24:13-35 (the Emmaus passage), he said, “Not much will happen … Read More

Indiana Conference

July 17, 2012Featured, NCJ Conferences

The main purpose of the Indiana Conference is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world by equipping congregations for ministry and providing a connection for ministry beyond the congregations, all for the glory of God.

East Ohio Conference

July 16, 2012Featured, NCJ Conferences

The mission of the East Ohio Conference of The United Methodist Church is to make and mature disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. By each church actively seeking to meet the ministry needs of its mission field, the conference demonstrates to the community being a Servant after the model of Jesus … Read More

Executive Committee 1/5/2012

February 1, 2012Mission Council Minutes, NCJ Mission Council News

    Minutes of Executive Committee Telephone Conference of  January 5, 2012     Present by Telephone:  Ruth Ellen Stone, Chair, Bishop Julius Trimble, Bill Pyatt, Rick VanGiesen, Maria Wiblin, John Boley.  Ruth Ellen called the meeting to order at 1:00 CST after everyone was connected.   Prayer.  Bill began the meeting with prayer.   … Read More