We, Bishop Tracy S. Malone and members of the East Ohio Conference Cabinet, write to you out of joy and concern. We celebrate those of you who are living into your faith and reaching out into your communities in hope and love, but we are also concerned by what we are seeing and hearing from some of you within our congregations and faith communities across the Conference.
There is no question that these are anxious and difficult days. We are living and struggling with a worldwide pandemic, postponement of General and Jurisdictional Conferences, protests, and polarization of our society. Amidst all the uncertainty, we ask you to remember the extraordinary Gospel of Jesus Christ. We are children of God and disciples of his Son the Risen Jesus Christ.
Bishop Tracy S. Malone, the Extended Cabinet, and East Ohio Conference laity and clergy are making our voices heard as we and our brothers and sisters in Christ across The United Methodist Church stand against racism.
View the Stand Against Racism page on the Conference website to view and download:
The I AM Her Women’s Leadership Summit is a movement of women coming together to Be Inspired, Be Empowered, and to Be Equipped to do the work personally and professionally, and to connect within
The United Methodist Church.
The Rev. Nadia Bolz-Weber is the keynote speaker for this year’s virtual conference. Bishop Tracy S. Malone is the preacher for the Thursday, October 8 worship service.
Join the General Commission on the Status and Role of Women and Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary for the summit, which will focus on worship, relationship building, and network mapping.
Registration cost for the virtual summit is just $39 and CEUs are available. Learn more and register.
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.
CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19): Visit this resource for messages from Bishop Malone, links to livestreamed worship services, non-traditional worship ideas, and other tips we can incorporate in order to stay connected to and minister with church and community members during the coronavirus pandemic.
TEACH • REACH • BLESS: The $1.5 million campaign to build a new dorm for female students at Africa University reinforces our East Ohio Conference commitment to the education and wellness of women today for a better Africa tomorrow. Learn more about and support Teach • Reach • Bless.
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