The Nehemiah Mission Celebrates 15 Years of Sending People to the City

By Jim Szakacs * On March 2, The Nehemiah Mission celebrated 15 years of outreach to the Cleveland metro area by recognizing its founders, the Rev. H. Daniel Drew and the Rev. Dr. Jan Yandell. As part of that recognition the worship room at the mission has been named The Yandell - Drew Center for [...]

Church Says that Children are the Church of Now… Not the Future

By Brett Hetherington* Children are not the church of the future, they are the church of right now. That is the message being at Brecksville United Methodist Church (North Coast District). Church leaders believe this idea so deeply that they dedicate an entire Sunday morning service each year to their children. The service is not [...]

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 [...]