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
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
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
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
Making Disciples, Developing Leaders, to Transform the World
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.
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
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