May 13, 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 April 29 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 [...]

Schnegg Named Epworth Center Interim Director

Monday, May 13, 2019 Bishop Tracy S. Malone will appoint Pastor Darla Schnegg as interim director of the Epworth Center (Southern Hills District), effective July 1. While guiding the ministries of the Epworth Center, located in Bethesda, she will also serve as part-time pastor of Jerusalem UMC. Schnegg will succeed Deaconess Sherri Buehl, who is [...]

Blanket Exercise Raises Awareness of Painful Native American History

By Brett Hetherington* There is an old adage that states: “Those who do not remember the past are doomed to repeat it.” Over the years this adage has proven to be true in America, especially when it comes to how minority groups are treated. Firestone Park United Methodist Church (Canal District) hosted the KAIROS Blanket [...]