Church Shows Love to Local Teachers with a Free Dinner

By Brett Hetherington* For a church to truly serve their community it requires getting outside the walls of the church building. Recently, Otterbein United Methodist Church (Tuscarawras District) in Navarre had the opportunity to do just that, serving the teachers at its local elementary school in a very tangible way. On the day that parent-teacher [...]

February 18, 2019

2019 Appointments and Changes of Status Bishop Tracy S. Malone announced the following clergy appointments and/or changes of status since publication of the February 4 E-News. Unless noted otherwise, appointments are effective July 1, 2019. Districts: (CN) Canal · (FL) Firelands · (MO) Mid-Ohio · (MV) Mahoning Valley · (NC) North Coast · (OV) Ohio Valley [...]

Churches Provide a Night to Shine for People with Special Needs

By DeAnn McKillips* God works in mysterious and miraculous ways. He was front and center with every step we took in the planning and preparation for Night to Shine, a prom event for special needs people sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation. Over 600 churches around the world hosted this event on February 8, and [...]