2020 Conference Dates & Appointments

2020 Conference Dates

Annual Conference 2020 Bearing Fruit that Lasts: Connected is June 15-18 at Lakeside Chautauqua. Registration will open on March 1 when the AC 2020 website goes live.

View the 2019-2020 Appointments list.

Ohio Youth Annual Conference (YAC) 2020 Hope is June 12-14 at Lakeside Chautauqua. Learn more and register now.

General Conference 2020 … and Know that I am God is May 5-15 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. All proposed legislation will be posted here in February when the ADCA listing them is published.

Jurisdictional Conference 2020 We Press On meets July 15-18 in Fort Wayne, Indiana.




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Rev. Cara Stultz Costello Appointed Tuscarawas District Superintendent

Rev. Cara Stultz Costello Appointed Tuscarawas District Superintendent

Bishop Tracy S. Malone is appointing the Rev. Cara Stultz Costello to the East Ohio Conference Cabinet.  She will serve as Tuscarawas District superintendent effective July 1, when the Rev. Benita Rollins retires.

"I am overjoyed to serve with Bishop Malone, my new colleagues on the Cabinet, and the pastors and congregations in the Tuscarawas District. I anticipate God enacting life-giving ministries in and through all of us together,” Stultz Costello said.

“Cara has strong relational skills, excellent communication skills, and respects and values diversity and differences. Her gifts, insights, and innovation will enhance the work of the Cabinet and advance the mission of the church,” shared Malone.

Read the entire appointment announcement.

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EOC Vision

EOC VISION: As our Episcopal leader, Bishop Tracy S. Malone holds out a vision and a hope that we will be bold, faithful and courageous in our Christian witness and will behold the power, the Holy Spirit’s power, that has been poured out upon us. View the bishop’s vision message.

Four Areas of Focus

FOUR AREAS OF FOCUS: Our mission to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world centers on Four Areas of Focus: Engaging in Ministry with the Poor; Improving Global Health; Developing Principled Christian Leaders; and Creating New and Renewed Congregations.

TEACH • REACH • BLESS: The $1.5 million campaign to build a new dorm for female students at Africa University launches publicly on January 26. The campaign reinforces our East Ohio Conference commitment to the education and wellness of women today for a better Africa tomorrow.

Pathways to Ministry

PATHWAYS TO MINISTRY: All Christians are ministers who are called to service.  As you explore God’s call on your life, the resources on the Pathways to Ministry pages can help you discern your call to be ordained clergy or your call to the ministry of the laity.

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