Bishop Malone Shares East Ohio Conference Ministry Vision

By Rick Wolcott* Bishop Tracy S. Malone began unveiling a ministry vision for the East Ohio Conference during her Annual Conference 2017 Episcopal Address. “As your Episcopal Leader, I hold out a vision and a hope that you will be bold, faithful and courageous in your Christian witness and behold the power, the Holy Spirit’s [...]

United Methodist leaders respond to #MeToo and #ChurchToo movement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 23, 2018 Over the recent weeks and months, and continuing on a seemingly daily basis, the media have been saturated with stories of persons coming forward with allegations of sexual misconduct perpetrated by individuals in positions of power and authority. The pervasiveness of the power imbalance is a part of every [...]

The Dream Will Not Die on Our Watch

By Rick Wolcott* Clergy and laity gathered at Aldersgate United Methodist Church (North Coast District) on Monday, January 15 to remember the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.   “It’s appropriate that we recognize Dr. King today because the things that he fought for and died for are under attack.  The dream that he had, [...]