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. [...]

Church Breaking Down Sensory Sensitivity Barriers to Welcome All

By Brett Hetherington* “It’s refreshing to have a place to attend that understands a child with needs different than others, and that he can be himself, wiggles and all!” said Megan Stuck, whose five-year-old son struggles with an invisible disorder that makes engaging with the world around him incredibly difficult. She was praising Faith UMC [...]

Schnegg Named Epworth Center Interim Director

Monday, May 13, 2019 Bishop Tracy S. Malone will appoint Pastor Darla Schnegg as interim director of the Epworth Center (Southern Hills District), effective July 1. While guiding the ministries of the Epworth Center, located in Bethesda, she will also serve as part-time pastor of Jerusalem UMC. Schnegg will succeed Deaconess Sherri Buehl, who is [...]