Church Breaking Down Sensory Sensitivity Barriers to Welcome All

By Brett Hetherington* “It’s refreshing to have a place to attend that understands a child with needs different than others, and that he can be himself, wiggles and all!” said Megan Stuck, whose five-year-old son struggles with an invisible disorder that makes engaging with the world around him incredibly difficult. She was praising Faith UMC [...]

Love in Action: The Church Responds When Disasters Strike

By Rick Wolcott* Mission projects offer opportunities for each of us to bear lasting fruit and to live into our East Ohio Conference vision of being, making and maturing disciples of Jesus Christ; being God’s agents of transformation in our communities and throughout the world; and boldly reaching new people with God’s love. The United [...]

Flood Response in West Lafayette

The East Ohio Conference Disaster Committee has authorized up to $2,000 from fund 9200 – Disaster Response in Ohio – to help the village of West Lafayette provide additional temporary staffing in response to needs assessment caused by flash floods this month. Mayor Stephen R. Bordenkircher, Pastor Matthew Anderson, and Pastor Dan Eggan express deep [...]