Low Pressure Block Party Ministry Yields Big Connections

By Brett Hetherington* https://player.vimeo.com/video/644526696?h=5290e348b4&title=0&byline=0&portrait=0 “We want to be involved in reaching people.” These words come from the Rev. Tim Monteith, who serves at Johnson First United Methodist Church (Canal District). This fall the church opened its campus for a block party to engage with the community. “We wanted it to be a connecting spot for [...]

October 4, 2021

The United Methodist Church Tuesdays at the Table Discussion Series – Begins October 5As the Church confronts the new realities of a global pandemic and disagreements within the denomination, it is important for the people called United Methodists to explore and understand who we are, what we believe, and how we live as people of [...]

Turning a Mission Trip into an Ongoing Ministry

By Brett Hetherington* Building a connection point to the community your church is a part of can often be a daunting task. The default setting for many is to invite people to come into the church building. But the leadership of Crossroads United Methodist Church (Tuscarawas District) has found a different way to engage the [...]