Christ is Alive in the Mission Ministry of Fitchville UMC

By Rev. Kathy Dickriede* We are called to make and mature disciples of Jesus Christ so that we can transform the world – but that transformation doesn’t always happen overnight. The congregation of Fitchville UMC (Firelands District) is excited to see that a decision made in 2015 will soon make life easier for people it [...]

Sunday Meals Lead to Deeper Ministry

Food insecurity is not a term that you might commonly hear in church, but many people within the boundaries of the East Ohio Conference live daily with the reality that they cannot consistently access food – and, for many of those individuals, food insecurity is not their only concern. Faith United Methodist Church (North Coast [...]

Congregation Took a Mission Trip While Never Leaving Home

By Brett Hetherington* Willoughby United Methodist Church (Western Reserve District) has a strong commitment to global missions. The congregation has been partnering with other churches in the area since 2005 to pool resources in order to form a working ministry relationship with churches in the country of Zimbabwe. These churches have been dubbed the Zimbabwe [...]