Congregation Uses Its Worship Wagon to Spread the Love of Christ

By Rick Wolcott* A smattering of drivers honked their car’s horn on Sunday, October 18 in response to liturgist Pat George asking, “You know this COVID has certainly changed our lives but how many of you today can still say, ‘Thank you God for your goodness to me?’” George stood at the pulpit looking out [...]

Church Forges Connection with Schools through Student Meals Ministry

By Brett Hetherington* Over the past several months it has not been uncommon to hear about a school district providing meals for its students who were stuck at home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many students enrolled in Ohio public school systems rely upon free and reduced-price lunch programs for meals during the school week. So, [...]

Churches Foster Connection during time of Pandemic Isolation

By Rick Wolcott* “We are glad you are here with us during these interesting times in our nation. We are glad that we can worship together in Spirit and in truth.” With those words, the Rev. Dr. Tom Joyce began Sunday’s worship service, which was livestreamed from the empty sanctuary of Fields UMC (North Coast [...]