Cory UMC Receives Grant to Preserve its Heritage, Prepare for the Future

By Brett Hetherington* Cory United Methodist Church (North Coast District) in Cleveland is one of three historically Black congregations in Northeast Ohio – and one of 35 churches in total – receiving a grant to help preserve its rightful place in Civil Rights history. The announcement was made on January 16, the day the nation [...]

January 23, 2023

Appointments Bishop Tracy S. Malone announces the following clergy appointments and/or changes of status which, unless otherwise noted, are effective July 1, 2023. 2023 AppointmentsPastorAppointmentDistrictEffectiveAbby AumanStrongsville UMCNCNathan HoweKent UMCCNAllison LeBrunBoardman UMCMVRebecca StephensBucyrus UMC, co-lead pastorMOScott WalshWilloughby Hills UMCWRView the complete list, including retirees and those concluding their ministry. 2023 Appointments and Changes of Status #BeUMC [...]

January 9, 2023

Appointments Bishop Tracy S. Malone announced the following 2023 clergy appointments and/or changes of status. Unless otherwise noted, appointments are effective July 1, 2023. 2023 AppointmentsPastorAppointmentDistrictEffectiveNorma BatesCharlestown UMCCN 10/23/22Peggy GarnerMinerva UMCTW 9/1/22Tim MorrisonChaplain, University of Mount UnionTW 9/1/22David RinkesPleasant Grove, Tippecanoe & Londonderry UMCsSH 8/1/22Victoria TroutmanCardington Circuit: Center & Fairview UMCsMO 9/1/22Donald SmithWoodland Park & Girard First UMCsMV 1/1/23Karen GossEast Liverpool [...]