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Widewater Welcomes New Site Director

The Rev. Aaron Baughman has been named the new Site Director for West Ohio’s Widewater Camp and Retreat Center.

Baughman (pictured here with his wife, Patty) comes to West Ohio as an ordained minister in the ELCA and holds a MDiv. From Trinity Lutheran Seminary. He also holds a B.A. in Environmental Science with an emphasis in environmental education from Warren Wilson College. He will be transitioning from his current roles, serving as an interim director of Children’s Ministry at Bexley United Methodist and chaplain at Ohio State University Medical Center, to being onsite full-time over the next month.

“Aaron has over 25 years of camping and restorative community building experience along with several honors and accolades to go with that. We are lucky to have him join the team of gifted professionals working together to continue moving West Ohio’s Camping and Retreat Ministries forward in innovative ways.

“I’m excited to be part of the West Ohio’s Camping and Retreat Ministries. I look forward to sharing my insights about camping and continue to serve the church in new and innovative ways,” Baughman said.