United Methodist Historical Society of Ohio
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Established in 1839

2017 UMHSO Convocation Photos

Bill Drown, East Ohio Conference Historian, passed away on April 17, 2017
 
Historians sing!
 
Rev. Kathleen Kisner portrays Rev. Anna Howard Shaw
 
Rev. Rae Lynn Schleif and Rev. Kathleen Kisner

Dr. Sarah Brooks Blair tells us about Rev. Helenor M. Davisson

Newly elected officers: l. to r. Deborah Saito (Secretary), Rudy Heath (Treasurer), Dr. Ed Duling (President), Rev. Wendy Guion (Vice-President), and Mary Ann Stotts (Membership Secretary)
 

Outgoing Membership Secretary Sandy Nihiser receives Circuit Rider swag as a thank you gift. Pictured with Deb Saito, Secretary
 
New Life Members receive certificates: l. to r. Mary Ann Stotts, Sandy Nihiser (Membership Secretary), Dr. Ed Duling
 
Outgoing President Beverly Miner presents UMHSO gavel to newly sworn in President Dr. Ed Duling
 

Dr. Ed Duling receives Life Membership certificate from Sandy Nihiser, Membership Secretary
 
Pam Allen, Manager of Hanby House, discusses Amanda Billheimer, daughter of United Brethren Bishop William Hanby
 
Speaker Pam Allen
 

Historians gather for Show and Tell

Cindy King (l.) and Armeda Sawmiller (r.) discuss  model of Montpelier St. Paul UMC, created in 2014 for 175th anniversary


Janean Oberlander, New Knoxville UMC, discusses the use of Shutterfly to produce 100th anniversary book

Connie Carnicom, Shiloh UMC, showed the 1838 membership book and photos of the 1889 parsonage
 
 
Shiloh UMC -- early membership book shown by Connie Carnicom
 
 
Historical notebook prepared by Mary Ann Stotts, Ontario UMC, celebrating 100 year anniversary (also shared glass negatives and the colored brochure outlining monthly activities during the centennial year)