Street Ministry Shares the Unconditional Love of Jesus

By Brett Hetherington* Every Thursday a group from Dueber United Methodist Church (Tuscarawas District) gathers together behind the Canton Motor Inn. Depending on the weather, they may bring with them a grill to cook hot dogs, bins with clothes to give away, hot soup, donuts or more. This area of Canton has a reputation for [...]

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 [...]

Ministerial Recruitment Institute Shows Teens How God Calls Them into Service

By Brett Hetherington* Every summer for 37 years the East Ohio Conference invites teens in grades seven through 12 to explore what it means to pursue a life dedicated to ministry. The Ministerial Recruitment Institute (MRI) held at Baldwin Wallace University (North Coast District) July 14-19 offered an environment conducive to allowing young people to [...]