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Ohio Conference churches have embraced the “2023 Initiative” to see 2,023 Ohio baptisms by the year 2023 and are witnessing God move in amazing ways.
In December, a catastrophic storm system ripped through the Midwest, with tornadoes devastating cities and homes in Kentucky. The next morning, across the Ohio River at the Hamilton church, youth gathered for Sabbath School and reflected on the tragedy.
Visit the Ohio Conference Spring Valley Academy's beautiful campus, meet faculty and staff and have your questions answered at an upcoming open house.
Members of the Ohio Conference and Allegheny West Conference (AWC) began 2022 with a renewed focus. Led by presidents Marvin C. Brown, III (AWC) and Bob Cundiff (Ohio), members joined together for the second annual 31-day President’s Bible Reading Challenge.
Ohio Conference's Clifton church has been focusing on younger generations this year.
Spring Valley Academy’s (SVA) LEGO® Robotics instructors have launched a new and exciting year filled with discovery, innovation and fun. The robotics team is comprised of fifth- and sixth-grade students who strive for innovative and unique robotic design elements, in addition to precise mathematical equations that they are trying to utilize.
Michelle Collier, has been with Good Neighbor House for the past five years. She was hired as the chief operating officer but took on more and more responsibility as the 28-year old operation acquired more programs to help serve the Miami Valley and beyond.
As we reflect on 2021, we are both saddened by the great losses the global pandemic has brought to many families and thankful that the Lord has led us through the challenges of ministry amid crises.
Many times throughout my life, I have followed these passages, and the Lord has led me in the right path.
It seems as if the jungle, the mountains and rural areas are favorite destinations to send new ministers. I was no exception. My first district was in the deep forest of Nicaragua, surrounded by rushing rivers and deep lagoons. Our congregations resided in small communities nestled around these lagoons. Ninety percent of travel between them was by river, so we used an outboard motorboat to carry out pastoral work.