November 12, 2014
In This Issue
Christmas Parade Pancake/Sausage Supper
Safe Sactuaries
SOWER 2015
Free Webinar
UM Men
Poinsettia Sale
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Upcoming Events



November 15



December 12


Christmas Dinner

Hope UMC, Whitehouse



January 21

DCOM Interviews

MWD Office


January 31


Development Day

Grace UMC, Perrysburg


February 21 & 22

Safe Sanctuary Training with 

RaNae Street 


March 7

Local License & Supply Pastor Training & Interviews


March 27

DCOM Interviews

MWD Office


April 18 & 25

Spring Lay Servant Training

First UMC, Sylvania


April 28


Spring Workshop


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Mission Connections


The Friendly Center

    Website Brochure 

Volunteers In Mission



Apportionment Support Materials

Capital Campaign Assistance

Church Marketing Plan

Did You Know...?



History & Achives of the UMC

Love Packages WOC UMM 

Magic Day Camp

Magic with a Message

MissionInsite Demographics

Offertory Prayers

Resources for All Areas of Christian Ministry 

Special Sundays

Staples Advantage

Web Ministry

Worship Resources 

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UM Children's Home

West Ohio Conference 

WOC NewsNET Archives

The United Methodist  Church

New controller Joins WOC Staff Team
Ms. Jeri Seabaugh joined the staff team this week as the new controller for the West Ohio Conference. Jeri is a Certified Public Accountant as well as a member of Worthington United Methodist Church where she has assisted the church with implementing new financial reporting. "The conference is fortunate to find someone who has deep technical expertise yet is also familiar with how both the local church and the conference works," said Bill Brownson, CFO and Director of Administration. Please join us in welcoming and praying for our new staff member.  Read more about Jeri
(Sausage style may vary)
Christmas Parade
Pancake/Sausage Supper

Saturday, November 29, 2014
5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Christ United Methodist Church
215 N. Fulton St., Wauseon OH
Free will Donation with proceeds supporting Scholarships
for Wauseon H.S. Seniors
Sponsored by the Wauseon Lions Club
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in the West Ohio Conference
Click here to read a brand new Safe Sanctuaries fruitfulness report to provide an update this very important West Ohio Conference initiative in training, resourcing and equipping all churches in providing an environment with boundaries of safe space for children, youth and vulnerable adults, and the adult servants who work with them. 
In just the last two months, the West Ohio Conference Safe Sanctuaries web page
has been completely renovated to resource local churches with customizable and fill-able forms.

Training in the Maumee Watershed District is Saturday, February 21 in the morning and Sunday, February 22 in the afternoon. Locations to be announced. 

Mission Opportunity for Building a House in the Henderson Settlement Area during the Spring and Summer of 2015


West Ohio Conference VIM construction project - SOWER (Sharing Our Witness - Enriching Relationships)


To construct a house from the foundation up for a family in need


Henderson Settlement, Frakes KY (Part of the Red Bird Missionary Conference)


May 3-9 & 10-16; July 12-18 & 19-25; August 116-16 & 17-23 of 2015


$250/volunteer (covers room and board at Henderson Settlement)


Funds/pledges are needed to  cover the ~$45,000 materials cost


Ralph and Carolyn Brandon - 740-344-5581 or 


Please click here for more information

Local Church Lay Leaders/Lay Members to Annual Conference: What's My Job?
Free Webinar

Date: Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Time: 6:30 pm, Central Standard Time
Duration: 1 hour 

Local Church Lay Leaders and Lay Members to Annual Conference have a role and responsibility to promote the role of laity as we work to fulfill our mission of making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.  


In partnership with clergy, lay servant ministries, the local church and the annual conference, the work of local church lay leaders and lay members to annual conference have significant potential for increased vitality throughout The United Methodist Church. Join Jodi Cataldo, Discipleship  Ministries' Director of Laity in Leadership, in a discussion around these roles as they relate to leadership development and the mission of the church.


Both new and returning lay leaders will start the year right by reviewing the expectations for your leadership.

Click here for more information/registration. 

Casey Smith