Remembering What is Civil and Doing What is Right. Celebrating the Legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

By Rick Wolcott* “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” That quote from the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., printed on the bulletin cover, set the tone for the commemorative celebration of King’s life that brought nearly 200 people to Calvary Baptist Church in Boardman for an [...]

Annual Conference to Relocate to Akron in 2021

By Rick Wolcott* Annual Conference will relocate in 2021 to the John S. Knight Center in Akron. A motion made and unanimously supported by Cabinet began the conversation to change the location of Annual Conference 2021 for these missional reasons: costs for members to attend Annual Conference, the travel distance to Lakeside Chautauqua, housing concerns, [...]

Rev. Cara Stultz Costello Appointed Tuscarawas District Superintendent

Bishop Tracy S. Malone is appointing the Rev. Cara Stultz Costello to the East Ohio Conference Cabinet.  She will serve as superintendent of the Tuscarawas District. "To serve the kin-dom of God through The United Methodist Church in East Ohio and the Tuscarawas District is a distinct privilege. I am overjoyed to serve with Bishop [...]