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 [...]

Ministering Through Trauma: Christian Children’s Home of Ohio

By Brett Hetherington* “And I will give them one heart, and a new spirit I will put within them. I will remove the heart of stone from their flesh and give them a heart of flesh.” - Ezekiel 11.19 (ESV) These words are a promise of God to the prophet Ezekiel of what He will [...]

Rev. Beth Ortiz to be Appointed EOC Director of Strategic Ministries

Bishop Tracy S. Malone intends to appoint the Rev. Beth Ortiz as director of Strategic Ministries effective July 1. The new position on the Conference Council on Ministries (CCOM) team will replace the director of Congregational Vitality when current director the Rev. Kelly Brown begins his new appointment as superintendent of the Three Rivers District. [...]