August 8, 2022

Bishop's Office Bishops’ Retreat with Black Clergy – September 6-8The 2022 Bishops’ Retreat with Black Clergy will meet in-person beginning at noon Tuesday, September 6 and concluding at noon Thursday, September 8. The joint retreat for African American clergy of the East Ohio Conference and the West Ohio Conference of The United Methodist Church features [...]

Fresh Bread: Reaching Beyond the Walls of the Church One Meal at a Time

By Brett Hetherington* Hosting a ministry around a meal is commonplace within The United Methodist Church, creating an opportunity to connect with others around a shared experience within fellowship halls, gymnasiums, and kitchens. However, a fresh expression of being the church is growing in the Firelands District because the people of Lakeside Chautauqua asked the [...]

July 25, 2022

Strategic Ministries UM Appalachian Ministry Network 50th Anniversary Assembly – Oct. 5-7All are invited to the UM Appalachian Ministry Network (UMAMN) 50th Anniversary Assembly “Building a Beloved Community.” Celebrate, worship, and learn about ministries that have been working to eradicate poverty in Appalachia for the past 50 years. The Assembly is October 5-7, in Wheeling [...]