Bishop Tracy S. Malone Announces New EOC Superintendency Plan

“Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.”  - Isaiah 43:18-19 (NIV) Greetings in the name of Jesus Christ! Yes! God is doing a [...]

Churches Find Ways to Help Their Leaders Avoid Pandemic Burnout

By Brett Hetherington* As the world prepares to enter year three of the COVID-19 pandemic next month, we continue to discover new ways life has been altered by our global connectivity. Among those discoveries is the toll that ministry can take on the pastor of a church physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. Across East Ohio [...]

House of the Carpenter Serves Needs and Offers Hope

By Brett Hetherington* The United Methodist Church is built on connections: connections within local congregations, connections within districts and conferences, and connections around the globe. Working together to advance the Kingdom of God here on earth is a hallmark of The UMC, and many times the Kingdom advances through meeting the physical needs of people. [...]