Love in Action: The Church Responds When Disasters Strike

By Rick Wolcott* Mission projects offer opportunities for each of us to bear lasting fruit and to live into our East Ohio Conference vision of being, making and maturing disciples of Jesus Christ; being God’s agents of transformation in our communities and throughout the world; and boldly reaching new people with God’s love. The United [...]

East Ohio Conference Youth Changing the World One Meal at a Time

By Rick Wolcott* “Today is about bringing the community together to work as one to accomplish an amazing goal of packing 75,000 meals,” said Brady Smith, assistant community engagement manager for Rise Against Hunger. For the fourth-consecutive year, East Ohio’s Conference Council on Youth Ministries (CCYM) teamed with the international hunger relief organization to pack [...]

“Enough is enough!” Students Protest to Change Gun Control Laws

By Rick Wolcott* “Alyssa Alhadeff, student, age14 Scott Beigel, teacher, age 35 Martin Duque Anguiano, student, age 14” Outside Berea-Midpark High School, one by one the names were read of the 17 people killed during the Valentine’s Day shooting inside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Berea-Midpark students joined thousands of others from [...]