Ohio Order for the Preservation of Storytelling

Supporting the art of storytelling throughout Ohio.

Cristie Merce
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  • Kimbolton, OH
  • United States
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Coming Home...

I had never heard of Chesterville, Ohio before 1987, but I found my purpose sitting there in that tiny town hall.  I was full of shivers as God talked to me that day in May.  Storytelling was something I loved anyhow and tears began rolling as I realized this was my purpose, my ministry, my calling, my niche.  My favorite type of stories I tell are inspirational but not religious, ones that make you think about your life in another way, ones that have a funny twist at the end you didn't even…

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Posted on February 14, 2012 at 9:30pm

Mission Statement

My mission is to promote O.O.P.S! as the South East Ohio Regional Representative and to encourage others to create and tell their own stories. As a professional storyteller, I enjoy the art of our craft as well as sharing many inspirational stories through my own personal ministry. It is also a great way to meet a world of wonderful people who love to tell, or just listen, to a great story.

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Cristie Merce

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Posted on August 24, 2010 at 5:00pm

Biography

Cristie Merce joined the Ohio Order for the Preservation of Storytelling in 1987 and has served on the O.O.P.S! Executive Board since 1999.

She is a storyteller for all occasions, from family heritage memories and generational front porch tales to many stories of inspiration.

Cristie has completed her memoir with over 300 hand-written stories about her life's journey.

Two of her favorite sayings are: "When an old person dies you lose a library" and "Oops, that's another story."

She is also a member of the Business and Professional Women and the Write-on-Writer's Guild of Coshocton County. She tells weekly "Wit & Widsom" stories at her church.

In her professional life, Cristie is an elder caregiver, specializing with Alzheimers clients. She resides near Plainfield, Ohio, in Coshocton County.

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Cristie Merce posted a blog post

Coming Home...

I had never heard of Chesterville, Ohio before 1987, but I found my purpose sitting there in that tiny town hall.  I was full of shivers as God talked to me that day in May.  Storytelling was something I loved anyhow and tears began rolling as I realized this was my purpose, my ministry, my calling, my niche.  My favorite type of stories I tell are inspirational but not religious, ones that make you think about your life in another way, ones that have a funny twist at the end you didn't even…See More
Feb 14, 2012
Cristie Merce and Ilene Evans are now friends
Feb 14, 2012
Cristie Merce posted a blog post

Mission Statement

My mission is to promote O.O.P.S! as the South East Ohio Regional Representative and to encourage others to create and tell their own stories. As a professional storyteller, I enjoy the art of our craft as well as sharing many inspirational stories through my own personal ministry. It is also a great way to meet a world of wonderful people who love to tell, or just listen, to a great story.Storyteller for All occasionsCristie Merce740-545-7377 See More
Apr 30, 2011
Cristie Merce updated their profile photo
Apr 30, 2011
Cristie Merce is now friends with Jonatha Wright and Kevin Cordi
Apr 29, 2011
Cristie Merce posted a blog post

Mission Statement

My mission is to promote O.O.P.S! as the South East Ohio Regional Representative and to encourage others to create and tell their own stories. As a professional storyteller, I enjoy the art of our craft as well as sharing many inspirational stories through my own personal ministry. It is also a great way to meet a world of wonderful people who love to tell, or just listen, to a great story.Storyteller for All occasionsCristie Merce740-545-7377 See More
Aug 24, 2010
Cristie Merce is now a member of Ohio Order for the Preservation of Storytelling
Aug 24, 2010

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