United Methodist Historical Society of Ohio
Saturday, February 22, 2020
Established in 1839

2018 Annual Meeting photos

Local Church Historians introduce themselves to one another
Dr. Ed Duling, UMHSO president, standing in front of original Canal Lewisville pulpit
Dr. Brad Call, Three Rivers District D.S., leads us in devotions
Rev. P. Wesley George talks about the history of early Methodism in Jefferson County
Alice Hoover portrays Mrs. H.O. Sheldon, circuit rider wife, and talks about her preparation process
Show and Tell tables
Mindy Klawitter, Local Church Historian at Alexandria UMC, shares the pastor book created for 200th anniversary
Show & Tell table -- Artifacts from Montpelier St. Paul's (communion ware and WWII hat worn by former preacher)
Armeda Sawmiller, Local Church Historian at Montpelier St. Paul's, shows an old communion set
Phyllis Barnette, Local Church Historian from West Salem UMC, shows artifacts
Dr. Sarah Brooks Blair, Librarian and Faculty member at United Theological Seminary, speaks about the EUB/Methodist merger in 1968
Rev. Tom Slack, Chair of West Ohio Commission on Archives & History, invites participants to the "Merging the Streams" conference
Suzanne Kennedy, Local Church Historian from Granville Centenary UMC, shows recently published book about Centenary pastors
Lois Mason, Local Church Historian from Union Hill UMC (Sugar Creek) shares with the group
Pam Allen (Local Church Historian, Westerville Church of the Messiah) and husband Jim, show 200th anniversary quilt
Betsy Bowen, Local Church Historian from John Stewart UMC in Upper Sandusky, shows the Bible once owned by Rev. N.B.C. Love
Mary Ann Stotts, Local Church Historian from Ontario UMC, shows a church history scrapbook
Officers: l to r -- Mary Ann Stotts, Meg Sondey, Wendy Guion, Rudy Heath, Ed Duling, Deb Saito
Incoming president, Wendy Guion, receives "the gavel" from outgoing president, Ed Duling
Outgoing president, Ed Duling, receives plaque of appreciation for his service, from Don Trigg, Chair of East Ohio Commission on Archives & History