Church Offers Help and Hope in Fight Against Opiate Addiction

By Rick Wolcott* The Addiction Policy Forum reports that 144 people died in the United States every day in 2016 from a drug overdose. “This is an epidemic unlike any other,” said Elaine Georgas, executive director of the Alcohol and Drug Addictions Services (ADAS) Board of Lorain County.  “If more than 52,000 Americans died last [...]

Working Together as the Body of Christ at Flat Rock

By Rick Wolcott* Flat Rock Homes has a 150-year legacy of caring for others.  What began as an orphanage founded by the Evangelical United Brethren Church in Tiffin in 1866 has developed into a multi-program health and welfare agency of The United Methodist Church that transforms the lives of persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities, [...]