EOC Benefits Manager Betsy Stewart Will Retire at Year’s End after 26 Years of Faithful Service

By Rick Wolcott* Since 1994 Betsy Stewart has walked beside both the clergy who shepherd our East Ohio Conference congregations and faith communities and the Conference staff who equip and support them. As Benefits Manager she has been the liaison between benefit carriers and the Conference as the plan sponsor. She’s worked with the EOC [...]

November 16, 2020

Special Sunday Support United Methodist Student Day: Sunday, November 29United Methodist Student Day invests in our students by raising money for scholarships that will offer young people greater financial freedom and equip them to follow their dreams. By supporting United Methodist Student Day through a special offering on November 29, your congregation will provide resources [...]

Church Transforms Sanctuary’s West Wall into a Prayer Wall

By Brett Hetherington* Prayer is essential to the life of any church. What is a building block in the faith walk of individuals and congregations, alike, is now part of the physical building of West Austintown First United Methodist Church (Mahoning Valley District). “We had spent over four months trying to figure out a way [...]