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Life in spirit: Let us pray

All Ohio Rostered Ministers Retreat

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Rostered Ministers can earn 5.7 contact hours toward continuing education. 

Life in the spirit: Let's pray

Important pre-conference information:

We are delighted to have you join us for the 2018 All Ohio Rostered Ministers Retreat at Sawmill Creek Resort. Below are details and a schedule of events for your use as you prepare and pack for this retreat. If you have not paid for your registration, please send your check to the synod office (300 S. 2nd St, Columbus, 43215), Attention: Susan Barton-Nonno by the end of this week.



When you arrive at Sawmill Creek Resort: 

  1. Proceed to the Wilderness Hall registration area on the 1st floor to check-in for the conference. You will check-in at the Southern Ohio Synod table.
  2. Check-in for the hotel is not until 4 pm. You can stop by the hotel registration desk prior to 4 pm if you’d like to see if your room is available. 


Synodical Bishop’s Hour on January 16

            Please join Bishop Dillahunt and your peers from the Southern Ohio Synod in the Hiawatha room on the 2nd floor at 8 pm for discussion and sharing for our synod.


Walk with the Bishop

            You are invited to start day 2 and 3 of the retreat by joining Bishop Suzanne Dillahunt for a brisk walk around the grounds starting at 7 am. The walk will be inside if there is inclement weather.


Schedule of Events

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 

1-2 pm           Event check-in

2 pm              Gathering Eucharist

3 pm              Presentation 1

4:30 pm         Break

5 pm              Dinner

7 pm              Bible Study

8 pm              Synodical Bishop's Time with Rostered Ministers (Hiawatha Room, 2nd floor)

9 pm              Social Hour sponsored by ELCA Mission Investment Fund


Wednesday, January 17, 2018

7 am              Walk with Bishop Dillahunt (Meet in the lobby)

8 am              Breakfast

9 am              Morning Prayer

9:15 am         Presentation 2

10:15 am       Break

10:30 am       Bible Study

12p-5pm        Free Time--On Own for Lunch

5 pm              Dinner

7 pm              Presentation

8 pm              Healing Service


Thursday, January 18, 2018

7 am               Walk with Bishop Dillahunt (Meet in the lobby)

8 am               Breakfast

8:45 am          Bible Study

10 am             Break

10:15 am        Sending Eucharist



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