Church Shows Love to Local Teachers with a Free Dinner

By Brett Hetherington* For a church to truly serve their community it requires getting outside the walls of the church building. Recently, Otterbein United Methodist Church (Tuscarawras District) in Navarre had the opportunity to do just that, serving the teachers at its local elementary school in a very tangible way. On the day that parent-teacher [...]

Churches Provide a Night to Shine for People with Special Needs

By DeAnn McKillips* God works in mysterious and miraculous ways. He was front and center with every step we took in the planning and preparation for Night to Shine, a prom event for special needs people sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation. Over 600 churches around the world hosted this event on February 8, and [...]

Rev. Edgar Brady Appointed Western Reserve District Superintendent

Bishop Tracy S. Malone is appointing the Rev. Edgar Brady to the East Ohio Conference Cabinet. He will serve as superintendent of the Western Reserve District. “Rev. Edgar Brady has demonstrated effective leadership in the local church, the community, the annual conference, and the general church. His gifts, relational skills, and ministry experiences will enhance [...]