Striving Toward an Anti-Racist Community One Person at a Time

By Brett Hetherington* North Olmsted United Methodist Church (North Coast District) is one of many congregations and faith communities across the East Ohio Conference answering the calls of Bishop Tracy S. Malone, the Cabinet and the Extended Cabinet to join with our brothers and sisters across The United Methodist Church in taking a Stand Against [...]

“We have a moral obligation to keep Dr. King’s dream alive.” Bishop Malone Preaches on Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Sunday

By Rick Wolcott* Bishop Tracy S. Malone was the invited guest preacher for the Mosaic multi-ethnic praise and worship service at Garfield Memorial UMC (North Coast District) in Pepper Pike on Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Sunday, January 17. “I want to take an opportunity to thank Pastor (Chip) Freed for extending the invitation [...]

Trees of Hope Bring Joy That Will Last Beyond Christmas

By Brett Hetherington* This year of social distancing, mask-wearing and stay-at-home advisories has left many with little hope – especially at a time of year when bright lights, cheerful music, and the hustle and bustle of family gatherings would normally bring laughter and merriment. With Christmas coming in such a different manner this year, the [...]