Guest Blogger: Rick Wolcott, Director of Communications, East Ohio Conference of The United Methodist Church


The 2014 East Ohio Annual Conference will convene at Lakeside Chautauqua from Monday, June 16-Thursday, June 19.

The theme for the 45th session of Annual Conference – “Jesus Is Calling Us In” – will focus on identifying and reaching potential disciples of Jesus Christ.

This is the second year of a quadrennial theme based on the mission of The United Methodist Church: to make and mature disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. Read More

Guest Blogger: Dr. Thomas F. Jones Jr.


 

I grew up in a home with parents who modeled a spirit of gratitude and taught me that we should never take for granted the special gifts God brings into our lives.

My wife, Debbie, and I determined early in our marriage that our family would likewise be one that expressed thanks.

Thirty-one summers ago, our family drove from our home in Springfield, Ohio and arrived at Lakeside for the first time.

We paid $130 for our cottage rental. There were a few skunks, and Lakeside back then wasn’t in the best condition, but nevertheless we fell in love with this magical village. Read More

WOC Collage

Thank you West Ohio Conference for spending the week at Lakeside Chautauqua.

The Lakeside Chautauqua Recreation Department has a full schedule of special events planned for the 2014 summer. Guests and residents are invited to participate in all events. From the Annual 5k Raccoon Run and the Sailing Regatta, to the Kelleys Island Swim and triathlons, Lakeside is working to provide athletes with a variety of recreational opportunities.
For more information on any event or to download event forms, visit www.lakesideohio.com/calendar.

Read More

Guest Blogger: Rick Wolcott, Director of Communications, East Ohio Conference of The United Methodist Church


Youth Annual Conference (YAC) is a weekend for youth from the East Ohio Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church to gather for a time of worship, leadership development and fellowship.  It is a weekend for teens planned by teens.

YAC 2014 will meet at Lakeside Chautauqua from Friday, June 13-Sunday, June 15. This year’s theme is Navigate. Read More