Flat Wesleys teach children about covenant discipleship at Faith UMC (Tuscarawas District).
  • Flat Wesleys teach children about covenant discipleship at Faith UMC (Tuscarawas District).
  • Perry UMC (Western Reserve District) has created a new devotional opportunity: the QR Stations of the Cross, using the technology of QR – or Quick Response – codes.
  • After viewing the film, Selma. members of Crossroads UMC, James S. Thomas UMC, Faith UMC and Union Baptist Church come together to share and listen about experiences of the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s.
  • East Ohio United Methodist Volunteer in Mission (UMVIM) team builds new classroom for preschoolers at Manos Juntas in Rio Bravo, Mexico
  • A reunion of a man and his mentor - Pastor Luigi Perez welcomed Rev. Javier Diaz to the pulpit at Willard Grace UMC.

Spring District Conference

Leadership Event

Spring District Conference is a time for clergy and laity to gather for worship, fellowship, leadership development, and to conduct important business.

Please take note of these remaining Spring District Conference dates:

April 7 Tuscarawas 7:00p
April 11 Western Reserve  9:00a
April 19 Mahoning Valley  3:00p
April 19 Mid-Ohio    3:00p
April 26  Southern Hills   2:30p
April 26  Canal      3:00p
May 3 Three Rivers 2:30p


March 31 Taylor Univ. Ringers
Orrville Trinity UMC
April 2 Maundy Thursday
Smithville UMC
April 3 First Friday Concert
Berea UMC
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2015 Easter Message

Three Crosses

By Bishop John L. Hopkins

A recent article by the Pew Research Center looked at Google searches for “church” and found that, “More Americans search for ‘church’ around Easter than at any other time.”  There is just something about Jesus and the news of His resurrection that makes people want to learn more! ...

... I think there are several questions about Easter that every follower of Jesus should be able to answer for themselves and share with others. More ...

Jesus is Calling Us Up to Plan, Disciple, Transform and Join


PLAN - Use the Lenten resources offered by The United Methodist Church and by Discipleship Ministries to help your congregation focus on simple living, prayer, and fasting as we grow closer to God and prepare for Easter.

2015 Annual Conference

DISCIPLE - Annual Conference 2015 will focus on encouraging disciples of Jesus Christ.  This year’s theme is Jesus Is Calling Us Up.  During business sessions, delegates will be elected for 2016 General & Jurisdictional Conferences.

YAC2015 - Shine

TRANSFORM – Youth Annual Conference (YAC) 2015 is a great opportunity to develop as a teen leader. Fellowship with other United Methodist teens and understand the connection we have with one another across Ohio and around the world.

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JOIN - Be the hands and feet of Jesus Christ.  The East Ohio Conference offers many great opportunities to participate in community service ministries here at home or to join a mission team traveling abroad.

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