The Nehemiah Mission Celebrates 15 Years of Sending People to the City

By Jim Szakacs * On March 2, The Nehemiah Mission celebrated 15 years of outreach to the Cleveland metro area by recognizing its founders, the Rev. H. Daniel Drew and the Rev. Dr. Jan Yandell. As part of that recognition the worship room at the mission has been named The Yandell - Drew Center for [...]

Solid Rock Retreat Filled with Solid Faith

By Jonathan Naylor * I would like to thank the Ohio Valley District Youth for supporting Solid Rock Retreat. For those of you that do not know, Solid Rock Retreat is a weekend retreat held at the FFA (Future Farmers of America) Camp Muskingum for junior high and high school students which was held the weekend [...]

Rev. Bruce Hitchcock to lead Ohio Valley District

Bishop Tracy S. Malone has appointed the Rev. Bruce Hitchcock as superintendent of the Ohio Valley District.  He succeeds the Rev. Jim Winkler, who is appointed as lead pastor of Mayfield UMC (Western Reserve District).  Both appointments are effective July 1. "Rev. Bruce Hitchcock is a visionary leader, a strategic thinker and one who brings many learnings [...]