Grandparent Ministry Offers Support to those in Need

By Rick Wolcott* For 100 years Ontario UMC (Mid-Ohio District) has been active in school ministry.  To celebrate the milestone, church leadership invited all 215 employees of Ontario Local Schools to an in-service day luncheon last August. In meeting with the district superintendent to plan for that lunch, the Rev. Peg Welch inquired how the [...]

Farming Experience Leaves DS with New Perspective

by Rev. Néstor Nazario* It has been a month since I have been in the Mid-Ohio District as District Superintendent. During the month of July, I have had the opportunity to worship on Sundays mornings at several of our congregations, including the privilege of singing in a choir of retired and active ministers, and filling [...]

Hurricane Matthew Continues to Impact Lives

By Rev. Ash Welch* The 10th Beatitude: “Blessed are the FLEXIBLE, for they shall BEND and NOT be Broken!” That was our motto during the Mid-Ohio District disaster relief trip to assist with the continuing recovery from Hurricane Matthew. We had to be flexible with our departure: two flat tires and a dead battery before [...]