It Feels Like Home to Me

By Emily Sheetz* “It’s a big, big house with lots and lots of rooms. A big, big table with lots and lots of food. A big, big yard where we can play football. A big, big house. It’s my Father’s house.” Lyrics from Big House by Audio Adrenaline This song is one of my favorites [...]

Life as a Boy Scout Chaplain: Why I Spent Two Weeks in a Tent

By Rev. John Partridge* I just spent two weeks living in a tent, sleeping on a cot, walking farther than I have in decades, taking really cold showers, and I probably had one of the best times of my life doing it.  For two weeks in July, I served as a chaplain, along with about [...]

Christmas for the Love of Children

East Ohio Conference churches and community members are making this Christmas very special for families in Summit County. Opportunity for People Everywhere in Need Ministry (OPEN M) recently held its annual Christmas for the Love of Children event for families that are referred to the agency. “It was an amazing distribution serving 600+ kids and [...]