Church Breaking Down Sensory Sensitivity Barriers to Welcome All

By Brett Hetherington* “It’s refreshing to have a place to attend that understands a child with needs different than others, and that he can be himself, wiggles and all!” said Megan Stuck, whose five-year-old son struggles with an invisible disorder that makes engaging with the world around him incredibly difficult. She was praising Faith UMC [...]

UMC Partners Walk Side by Side in Ministry with the Liberia Conference

By Rick Wolcott* For nearly 10 years the Liberia Partner Summit has brought together leaders from the Liberia Annual Conference (LAC) and clergy and laity from conferences and central conferences of The United Methodist Church who do ministry in the West Africa country. The 2019 summit was held April 4-5 at Garfield Memorial Church (North [...]

Church Fish Fry Offers More Than Just a Meal

By Brett Hetherington* If you have been around Brunswick United Methodist Church (North Coast District) in the past 20 years or so, you are aware of the church fish fry that is open to the public and runs every Friday evening during Lent. The fish fry is run entirely by volunteers and is anticipated every [...]