Loss creates new possibilities

"Church never was, nor ever has been about the place, it’s always been about the people.” The structural engineer shook his head as he looked at the wall of the 92-year-old parish hall at Christ Church, Ironto...

A Baptismal commitment

The second question in our Baptismal Covenant is “Do you renounce the evil powers of this world which corrupt and destroy the creatures of God?” To which we answer, “I renounce them.” This is easily answered by...

Vitality in unexpected places

"The work of the Holy Spirit is often found in unexpected places" At this year’s diocesan convention, one of the breakout sessions held highlighted small congregations with no permanently assigned clergy. The ...

Creating unity in diverse congregations

The Episcopal Church prides itself in the acceptance of all people – those of diverse cultures, ethnicity, race, gender identity, sexual identity, and abilities. This allows for congregations that share the won...

Reimagining Church

Reimagining Church  A workshop series to help congregations reach beyond traditional worship and bring the Church to more people All workshops will be held at St. John’s, Columbus from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Regis...

Actions of the 143rd Annual Convention

Elections Elected by unanimous ballot: Budget Committee Cheryl Lyman, St. Philip’s, Columbus Diocesan Council, Clergy The Rev. Sallie Schisler, Christ Church, Ironton The Rev. AJ Stack, St. Peter’s, Gal...