Ministerial Recruitment Institute Shows Teens How God Calls Them into Service

By Brett Hetherington* Every summer for 37 years the East Ohio Conference invites teens in grades seven through 12 to explore what it means to pursue a life dedicated to ministry. The Ministerial Recruitment Institute (MRI) held at Baldwin Wallace University (North Coast District) July 14-19 offered an environment conducive to allowing young people to [...]

Christian Partnership on the Other Side of the World EOC Team Visits Cambodian Methodist Church

By Rick Wolcott* A team of 14 East Ohio Conference clergy and laity travelled to Cambodia June 26-July 8, 2019 to worship, fellowship, and be in small group discussions with our brothers and sisters in Christ. “We are all a part of the family of God,” said East Ohio Conference Bishop Tracy S. Malone during [...]

Churches Provide a Night to Shine for People with Special Needs

By DeAnn McKillips* God works in mysterious and miraculous ways. He was front and center with every step we took in the planning and preparation for Night to Shine, a prom event for special needs people sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation. Over 600 churches around the world hosted this event on February 8, and [...]