Pan Methodist Family of Churches Show We Are One in the Spirit

By Rick Wolcott* Under the theme We Are One in the Spirit, clergy and laity of the Pan Methodist family came together on the first Sunday of Advent for intentional worship and fellowship as a sign of unity and racial harmony among the Methodist family in the State of Ohio and as a witness to [...]

Christ’s Healing Light Brightens Blue Christmas for Many

By Rick Wolcott* The Blue Christmas service at Chapel UMC (Western Reserve District) in Madison drew people from communities across northeast Ohio to hear the Christmas story, light a candle, sing familiar Christmas songs, and experience Emmanuel – God with us. “This is a service for people for whom Christmas might not be the happiest [...]

United Methodists Release State of the Church Report 2018

United Methodist Communications FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 10, 2018 Nashville: A new report from The United Methodist Church on the state of the church says that 50 years after the creation of the denomination through the merger of The Evangelical United Brethren Church and The Methodist Church, the church’s ministries around the world are thriving. "This 2018 [...]