UMC Partners Walk Side by Side in Ministry with the Liberia Conference

By Rick Wolcott* For nearly 10 years the Liberia Partner Summit has brought together leaders from the Liberia Annual Conference (LAC) and clergy and laity from conferences and central conferences of The United Methodist Church who do ministry in the West Africa country. The 2019 summit was held April 4-5 at Garfield Memorial Church (North [...]

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 [...]

Farmer to Farmer Ministry Changing Lives in Harrisburg, Liberia

By Pryde Bass* The East Ohio Conference Farmer-to-Farmer ministry (Advance Special EOC 9026) is now in its ninth year of changing lives in Harrisburg, Liberia. The West Africa community used to be an agricultural bread basket before the Liberia Civil War. In 2010 Farmer to Farmer was created so that farmers from the East Ohio [...]