Turning Something Old into Something New, J.I.M.’s Place Ministry Clothes the Community

By Brett Hetherington* What can you do with a vacant car dealership? With some work, and a lot of volunteers you can convert an old building that sold and repaired cars into a place that provides a positive impact for the people of the community. That is exactly how J.I.M.’s Place came into being – [...]

Urban Mission Shows How Love Works in Serving Its Community

By Brett Hetherington* The Urban Mission (Ohio Valley District) in Steubenville has served the Ohio Valley area in many different ways since 1959. Today the staff and volunteers of the East Ohio Conference Advance Specials ministry has an additional facility from which they will be able to assist the people and communities the Mission serves. [...]

Christ UMC Meal Feeds Thousands

By Brett Hetherington* Thanksgiving is a holiday that brings many people joy, comfort, and contentment. The holiday is one where family and abundance are celebrated, and it is considered by many to be the kickoff of the Christmas season. But what of the families who are not blessed with abundance, or even a filling meal [...]