Nehemiah Mission Impacts the Community All Year

By Brett Hetherington* Nehemiah Mission (North Coast District) is an East Ohio Conference Advance Special that has been serving the Cleveland area since 2003. Launching out of People’s Hope UMC, the Mission served over 2,500 people in its first five years. Work crews are invited to Cleveland from across the United States, and even from [...]

Committing to God’s Call Perspectives: Black Theologian Day 2019

By Rick Wolcott* “The Conference is committed to broadening our understandings so that we can better learn from one another,” said Director of Multicultural Vitality Will Jones of this year’s Black Theologian Day, a learning event held annually in East Ohio since 1978. “This is an opportunity for us to see from a different perspective [...]

Hope UMC Kicks Off Tailgate Church

By Rev. Andrew Scott* At its outset we knew that tailgate church was an uphill concept. The prospect of taking church into the Cleveland Muni Lot before a home Cleveland Browns game when fans are gathered to engage in a time of revelry and celebration, is one to cause any person apprehension and this was [...]