United Methodist Historical Society of Ohio
Sunday, February 25, 2018
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)