Congregation Grows During the Pandemic by Reaching New People in New Ways

By Brett Hetherington* Church attendance routinely ebbs and flows. During the COVID-19 pandemic this reality became even more apparent. Most people would not be surprised to hear that a church’s attendance during such a time would tail off and perhaps even drop dramatically, but what if a church were able to grow during this season? [...]

November 29, 2021

Teach • Reach • Bless 82% of Needed Funds Collected; Still Time for You to Make a DifferenceThe East Ohio Conference Teach • Reach • Bless campaign needs to collect only $276,025 to reach our goal of collecting the needed $1.5 million to build and furnish a new residence hall for female students at Africa [...]

House of the Carpenter Serves Needs and Offers Hope

By Brett Hetherington* The United Methodist Church is built on connections: connections within local congregations, connections within districts and conferences, and connections around the globe. Working together to advance the Kingdom of God here on earth is a hallmark of The UMC, and many times the Kingdom advances through meeting the physical needs of people. [...]