February 4, 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 January 22 E-News. Unless noted otherwise, appointments are effective July 1, 2019. 2019 Appointments Pastor Appointment District Effective Kimberly Arbaugh Carrollton First UMC OV Edgar Brady District Superintendent WR Tim Monteith Johnson [...]

Rev. Edgar Brady Appointed Western Reserve District Superintendent

Bishop Tracy S. Malone is appointing the Rev. Edgar Brady to the East Ohio Conference Cabinet. He will serve as superintendent of the Western Reserve District. “Rev. Edgar Brady has demonstrated effective leadership in the local church, the community, the annual conference, and the general church. His gifts, relational skills, and ministry experiences will enhance [...]

Polar Vortex Creates an Opportunity for a Church to Serve the Homeless

By Brett Hetherington* What does a church that loves look like? That is a question that the leadership of Lakewood United Methodist Church (North Coast District) is walking through with the congregation this year. In fact, the current sermon series at Lakewood UMC is entitled “Our Purpose is Love.” During the Rev. Laura Jaissle’s sermon [...]