Churches Foster Connection during time of Pandemic Isolation

By Rick Wolcott* “We are glad you are here with us during these interesting times in our nation. We are glad that we can worship together in Spirit and in truth.” With those words, the Rev. Dr. Tom Joyce began Sunday’s worship service, which was livestreamed from the empty sanctuary of Fields UMC (North Coast [...]

March 9, 2020

2020 Appointments Bishop Tracy S. Malone announces the following 2020 clergy appointments and/or changes of status, effective 7/1/20 unless otherwise noted. Districts: (CN) Canal · (FL) Firelands · (MO) Mid-Ohio · (MV) Mahoning Valley · (NC) North Coast · (OV) Ohio Valley · (SH) Southern Hills · (TR) Three Rivers · (TW) Tuscarawas · (WR) [...]

Youth Annual Conference to Relocate to Ashland in 2021

The Conference Council on Youth Ministries met this weekend to review the future of Youth Annual Conference, including proposals from Lakeside Chautauqua for 2021. With East Ohio Annual Conference relocating next year, Lakeside Chautauqua will now start its Summer season the same weekend as Youth Annual Conference. This creates barriers for the event, such as [...]