Church Shares Love with Community through Free Meals and More

By Brett Hetherington* The United Methodist credo of “Open Minds, Open Hearts, Open Doors” is one that inspires images of the church being a loving, welcoming place where anyone can come, no matter their life station or circumstances. Recently I was able to see this motto play out in a very real way. On the [...]

Street Ministry Shares the Unconditional Love of Jesus

By Brett Hetherington* Every Thursday a group from Dueber United Methodist Church (Tuscarawas District) gathers together behind the Canton Motor Inn. Depending on the weather, they may bring with them a grill to cook hot dogs, bins with clothes to give away, hot soup, donuts or more. This area of Canton has a reputation for [...]

Church Outreach Teaches Local Women Valuable Cooking Skills

By Brett Hetherington* Eating healthy and providing a meal large enough for a family can be a difficult task. This is even more difficult if no one has ever shared with you how to cook. Seeing this need, women from Christ United Methodist Church (Tuscarawas District) in Alliance decided to do something to change this. [...]