UMC Conferences Come Together to Offer Help – and Hope – in Puerto Rico

By Rick Wolcott* “All of you are a gift from God because your presence here lets us know we are not alone,” Methodist Church of Puerto Rico Bishop Hector Ortiz told the 40 members of our joint mission team from the East Ohio Conference and the Western Pennsylvania Conference. We spent the last week of [...]

2 of 3 detained missionaries leave Philippines

By Sam Hodges July 5, 2018 | UMNS Two of three United Methodist missionaries who had been detained in the Philippines have left the country, and one, Adam Shaw, has been reunited with his family in Ohio. Tawanda Chandiwana is on the way to his home country of Zimbabwe, the United Methodist Board of Global Ministries reported [...]

Mission Teams are Ready to Go!

Imagine No Malaria and a Lemonade Stand For the past 10 years, during the week of East Ohio Annual Conference Molly McNamara and Logan Martens spent their days selling lemonade to the benefit of the Imagine No Malaria (INM) campaign. The INM campaign seeks to minimize and eventually end deaths caused by malaria in Sub [...]