MMDC Christmas Collection Changes Lives

By Rev. Kathy Dickriede* “Ramon is moments away from Sandusky, currently, where he will pick-up collection items and drop-off 10 laptops to Tammy Kuntz, who will deliver them to Mexico,” said Midwest Mission Distribution Center Executive Director Chantel Corrie during December’s East Ohio Conference collection drive. Sandusky was just one of many stops that Ramon [...]

Creative Leadership Adapting Ministries during Pandemic to Share the Love of Christ

By Rick Wolcott* On Sunday, May 31 the Tuscarawas District held its Spring District Conference via Zoom video communications. “It was the safest way to gather the district to complete our business and welcome our incoming district superintendent the Rev. Cara Stultz Costello,” said current superintendent the Rev. Benita Rollins, who will retire at the [...]

Urban Mission Ministering to More Families during Worldwide Health Crisis

By Rev. Ashley Steele* When the coronavirus was first detected in the United States, the Urban Mission (Ohio Valley District) in Steubenville began preparing for various scenarios at our ministry sites. Knowing that our food pantry, Unity Kitchen, and homeless shelters would be the most susceptible to an outbreak, due to the large number of [...]