MMDC Christmas Collection Changes Lives

By Rev. Kathy Dickriede* “Ramon is moments away from Sandusky, currently, where he will pick-up collection items and drop-off 10 laptops to Tammy Kuntz, who will deliver them to Mexico,” said Midwest Mission Distribution Center Executive Director Chantel Corrie during December’s East Ohio Conference collection drive. Sandusky was just one of many stops that Ramon [...]

Churches Partner with Community for an Unforgettable Christmas Giveaway

By Rick Wolcott* Bright sunshine and 50-degree weather greeted dozens of volunteers in Canton on December 11 as they transformed the Edward Peel Coleman Center parking lot into the “Unforgettable Christmas” store. “Today we’re celebrating Christmas, Kwanza, and Hannukah for anyone and everyone who is looking to celebrate the holidays,” said Canton Mayor Tom Bernabei. [...]

Trees of Hope Bring Joy That Will Last Beyond Christmas

By Brett Hetherington* This year of social distancing, mask-wearing and stay-at-home advisories has left many with little hope – especially at a time of year when bright lights, cheerful music, and the hustle and bustle of family gatherings would normally bring laughter and merriment. With Christmas coming in such a different manner this year, the [...]