Sunday Meals Lead to Deeper Ministry

Food insecurity is not a term that you might commonly hear in church, but many people within the boundaries of the East Ohio Conference live daily with the reality that they cannot consistently access food – and, for many of those individuals, food insecurity is not their only concern. Faith United Methodist Church (North Coast [...]

Church Offers Training in How to Identify the Signs of Suicide

By Brett Hetherington* People have a hard time talking about suicide even though more than twice as many people died by suicide (47,511) in the United States in 2019 than died by homicide (19,141). Those statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that suicide was the 10th-leading cause of death in the [...]

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 [...]