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The 2012 Ministerial Conference will be held on April 10th at the Maxwell Center at Ohio Christian University.  All CCCU ministers are invited to attend a day of equipping and encouragement.  Dr. Tom Hermiz and and Dr. James Diehl will present on the theme "Preach the Word!".  

Conference Schedule

Conference Speakers

Tuesday Morning

8:30-9:00 Registration

9:00-9:30 Praise & Worship: Rev. Mark Murphy

9:30-10:30 General Superintendent's Address:  Dr. Tom Hermiz

10:30-11:00 Break

11:00-11:15 Music: Rev. Mark Murphy

11:15-12:00 Keynote Session I:  Pastor as Preacher - Does it "Work" to preach holiness in the 21st century - Dr. Jim Diehl

12:00-1:30 Lunch

Tuesday Afternoon

1:30-2:00 Music: Rev. Mark Murphy

2:00-2:45 Keynote Session II: Pastor as Shepherd - Contemporary challenges to ministry (Part One) - Dr. Jim Diehl

2:45-3:15 Break

3:15-3:30 Music: Rev. Mark Murphy

3:30-4:15 Keynote Session III:  Pastor as Shepherd - Contemporary challenges to ministry (Part Two) - Dr. Jim Diehl

4:15-4:30 Closing Comments & Adjournment

If you cannot attend, CDs will be available of each session.

Orders may be placed through The Global Ministry Center (740-474-8856) or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Overnight Accomodations

Overnight accommodations in Circleville Mention you are with The Churches of Christ in Christian Union for these special rates.

Holiday Inn Express - $65
U.S. Route 23
(Behind Tim Hortons)

Comfort Inn - $65
24517 U.S. Route 23

Dr. James Diehl


Dr. Jim Diehl has served with the Church of the Nazarene as a pastor, administrator, district superintendent, board member of several Nazarene universities and the Nazarene Theological Seminary and General Superintendent.  Dr. Diehl has written several articles.  His humor and love for people are evident from his preaching.  His heart beats ardently for evangelism, missions, youth, families and the communication of the Spirit filled life to people of all ages and cultures.

Dr. Tom Hermiz


Dr. Tom Hermiz serves as the General Superintendent of The Churches of Christ in Christian Union. He has served as pastor, executive director
and president of the Christian Holiness Partnership, president of World Gospel Mission and evangelist.

In recent years he has been in great demand as a speaker for camp meetings, Bible and missions conferences, and local church crusades. His preaching ministry has taken him to every section of the nation and into the West Indies, Asia, the Orient, Africa, South America, Central America, and Europe.

Dr. Mark Murphy

Rev. Mark Murphy is a graduate of Olivet Nazarene University.  He has been a gospel soloist and recording artist since 1980.  He is an ordained elder with the Church of the Nazarene as a preaching and singing commissioned evangelist.