Faith Communities Come Together to Serve God and Neighbor

By Rick Wolcott* First Serve brings together hundreds of people from different faiths and backgrounds for a day of worship, celebration, and volunteering in the city of Akron. This year’s mission outreach on Sunday, September 9 marked the eighth year of the day of service. “I think it’s a great idea that changes lives,” said [...]

Church Shares Love with Community through Free Meals and More

By Brett Hetherington* The United Methodist credo of “Open Minds, Open Hearts, Open Doors” is one that inspires images of the church being a loving, welcoming place where anyone can come, no matter their life station or circumstances. Recently I was able to see this motto play out in a very real way. On the [...]

September 9, 2019

Communications Summer vacations have ended, students are back in school, and congregations have returned to their fall worship schedules. The new church year is upon us! The resources on the East Ohio Conference website are designed to facilitate the work of EOC congregations and faith communities and aid in reaching out to our mission fields [...]