Restructuring How We Provide Care for East Ohio Conference Clergy and Their Families

Bishop Tracy S. Malone, the Board of Ministry and Conference leadership are committed to the well-being of East Ohio Conference clergy and their families. For many years, the Pastoral Care and Counseling office has been the primary provider of care but that is now changing due to transitions in the way insurance is provided, the [...]

Rest Stop Ministry Thanks Truck Drivers for Keeping Our Shelves Stocked

By Brett Hetherington* While Ohioans have been living under the shelter-at-home order over the past two months, we have still been able to travel to the grocery store or have food delivered. But how often have you stopped to think about the men and women who keep the store shelves stocked and the restaurant kitchens [...]

Hospital Chaplains Called to Minister in New Ways in This Time of COVID-19

By Rev. Jared Gadomski Littleton and Rev. Lisa Morrison* In Rodney Stark’s The Rise of Christianity, Stark detailed how epidemics were a driving force for the rise of Christianity. Whereas the rich fled to the countryside estate, and the healthy abandoned their ill, Christians stayed and tended to the wounds, mopped the brows of the [...]